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#52 Ben Peters
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 240
Year: Senior
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Hamilton High School
Major: Communications
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#52 Ben Peters
Courtesy: UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 08/04/2010

2013 (Junior): Started all 11 games at middle linebacker for the second consecutive season ... Also ranked second on the team in tackles for a second consecutive campaign with a career-high 58 ... Had at least five tackles in seven contests ... Opened the season with five tackles, including 1.5 for a loss in wi over Valparaiso (Aug. 29) ... Made a season-high eight tackles, all of which were solo, in Big Sky road win at Idaho State (Oct. 5) ... Also recovered a fumble and collected first career sack in the contest ... Made seven solo tackles at Portland State (Oct. 26) ... Added six stops in Big Sky home win vs. Northern Colorado (Nov. 9) ... Earned third letter.

2012 (Sophomore): One of two defenders to start all 11 games ... Ranked second on team with 55 tackles, including 25 solo stops ... Added four tackles for loss and four quarterback hurries ... Had at least five tackles in seven contests, including a career-high nine stops at Montana State (Oct. 27) ... Made five solo tackles at San Diego State (Sept. 15) ... Had eight stops and forced a fumble at Eastern Washington (Oct. 6) ... Was in on six tackles in win over Montana (Oct. 20), including 1.5 tackles for loss ... Earned second letter.

2011 (Redshirt Freshman):
 Appeared in all 11 games as a reserve linebacker and special teams contributor ... Made 13 tackles, including 10 solo stops ... Assisted on a tackle in his collegiate debut vs. Drake (Sept. 10) ... Posted a season-high of three solo tackles twice during the season at Idaho (Sept. 10) and vs. Black Hills State (Sept. 24) ... Two of those tackles vs. BHSU were for a loss ... Also had three total tackles in win over Montana Western (Oct. 8) ... Had a half a tackle for a loss and recovered a fumble at Northern Colorado (Oct. 29) ... Earned first letter.

2010: Redshirt season.

Before UND: A 2010 graduate of Hamilton High School ... Member of the Arizona 5A state championship team ... A 2009 member of the Arizona Football Coaches Association All-State first team as a linebacker and a punter ... Named the 5A Fiesta Region Defensive MVP ... An Arizona Republic defensive first team selection ... Named to both the all-conference and all-regions first teams ... Finished his senior season with 149 tackles (10.6/game), nine sacks, two interceptions, and an average of 41.7 yards per punt.

Personal: Majoring in communicationst.

Peters's Career Defensive Statistics:

YEAR

GP-GS

UA

A

TOT

TFL

INT

PBU

RF

FF

QBH

SACK

2011 11 10 3 13 2.5-3 0 0 1 0 0 0.0
2012 11 25 30 55 4.0-10 0 0 0 1 0 0.5
2013 11 34 24 58 5.5-13 0 2 1 0 1 1.0
Total 33 69 57 126 12.0-26 0 2 2 1 0 1.5