Peters on a 1955 Bowman football card
|No. 76, 79, 70|
|Date of birth:||January 1, 1928|
|Place of birth:||Minneapolis, Minnesota|
|Date of death:||December 28, 2015(aged 87)|
|Place of death:||Antioch, California|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||237 lb (108 kg)|
|NFL draft:||1951 / Round: 13 / Pick: 151|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Player stats at PFR|
Peters went to Compton Community College and then was a two-way lineman for three years at the University of Southern California. As a senior, he was a first-team All-Pacific Coast Conference pick and was named to the 1951 East-West Shrine Game first team and the 1951 College All Stars Hula Bowl first team. Peters established a USC career record for minutes played.
After a brief time in the Marine Corps, Peters played in the NFL from 1952 to 1958. He was drafted by the Chicago Cardinals and also played for the Washington Redskins and the Philadelphia Eagles. He retired briefly before then-Los Angeles Chargers coach Sid Gillman convinced him to make a comeback to play for the American Football League team. He finished his career with the Oakland Raiders.
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