Another member of the Red Raiders’ talented receiving corps ... rated as the No. 5 tight end in the country entering the 2003 season (Lindy’s) ... recruited as a quarterback, but has become a valuable receiver ... led the nation’s tight ends in receptions last season.
2002...All-Big 12 Coaches Third Team ... seven catches for 86 yards and a touchdown in Tangerine Bowl win over Clemson ... one catch for nine yards at Oklahoma ... had seven catches for 77 yards and one touchdown in the 42-38 win over No. 3 Texas ... had six catches for 81 yards against Oklahoma State ... hauled in 28-yard touchdown pass following Kingsbury scramble ... logged three receptions for 39 yards and a touchdown against Baylor ... three catches for 29 yards at Colorado ... caught eight passes for 102 yards in win over Missouri ... suffered a mild concussion in the first half against A&M, and returned for limited action against Iowa State ... had five catches for 52 yards against the Aggies ... led the Red Raiders with seven receptions for 93 yards and a touchdown at New Mexico ... caught four passes for 34 yards and a touchdown against N.C. State ... also completed a pass to backup quarterback B.J. Symons on a trick play ... caught three passes for 53 yards and a touchdown against Mississippi ... had 51 yards on seven catches at SMU ... also scored a touchdown ... opened the season with three receptions for 43 yards at Ohio State.
2001...All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by the coaches ... one of the nation’s top receiving tight ends ... led Tech with eight catches for 60 yards against Iowa in the Alamo Bowl ... grabbed five catches for 60 yards in regular-season finale against SFA ... caught five balls for 32 yards against Oklahoma ... best receiving game of career with career highs in receptions (10) and yards (100) at OSU ... caught four passes for 54 yards, including a long of 40 yards, against Texas A&M ... had five catches for 63 yards at Baylor ... big game at Nebraska with six catches for 61 yards ... had five catches for a career-high 84 yards against Kansas State ... four catches for 34 yards against Kansas ... two catches for 27 yards, including a long play of 25 yards at Texas ... had two catches for 15 yards, including a touchdown, at North Texas ... caught first career touchdown pass against New Mexico on a 24-yard pass from Kliff Kingsbury ... finished the game with two catches for 39 yards ... first career start against the Lobos.
2000...Made the transition from quarterback to receiver ... still managed to complete 3-of-3 passing on trick plays for 80 yards ... caught three balls for 25 yards on the season.
1999...Redshirt season … participated in indoor track for Texas Tech as a hurdler … named to Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
High School...Weatherford High School in Weatherford, Texas … completed 64 passes in 129 attempts for 831 yards and seven touchdowns in 1998 ... rushed for 964 yards and 12 touchdowns during senior season ... two-time state hurdles champion ... won Class 4A title for Weatherford as a senior with a time of 13.82 ... Class 2A 110-meter hurdles state champion at Holliday H.S. during junior track season ... posted a time of 14.25 at the state meet and ran on third-place 4x100-meter relay ... listed as one of the top 100 players in the area by the Dallas Morning News … Fort Worth Star-Telegram Athlete of the Year in 1998-99 ... High School Coach: Larry McBroom.
Personal...Mickey Peters … born August 17, 1980, in Mineral Wells, Texas ... son of Sandy and Leonard Peters ... has two sisters ... sister, Ami, competed for the Texas Tech track team as a hurdler and holds several school records ... grandfather, D.V. Marcum, played football, basketball and baseball at Hardin-Simmons and coached at McMurry in the 1950s ... uncle, Jim Marcum, played football for Texas-Arlington and the Philadelphia Eagles ... uncle, Tim, is head coach of the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena League ... father played football and ran track at McMurry ... majoring in exercise & sport science.