, Peterson attended Louisiana State University, where he played for coach Les Miles's LSU Tigers football team from 2008 to 2010. , He was selected to the 2016 Pro Bowl as a cornerback, marking his fifth straight, and was voted first-team All-Pro for the third time.  In an effort to jumpstart the struggling offense for the Tigers, Peterson practiced as a wide receiver and a running back on offense.  On January 3, 2015, Peterson played in his first career postseason game and recorded two combined tackles during a 16-27 loss to the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Wild Card Round. He also returned one kickoff 39 yards and one punt 2 yards to go along with four solo tackles.  However, even after review, the SEC officiating crew called the pass incomplete, saying that Peterson was not able to get any foot in bounds. azcardinals.com . , Coming out of LSU in 2011, Peterson was a projected first round pick by NFL draft experts and scouts. Pittsburgh Steelers' head coach Mike Tomlin, Carolina Panthers' head coach Ron Rivera, and New Orleans Saints' head coach Sean Payton were among the team representatives that attended LSU's pro day to scout Peterson, Kelvin Sheppard, Drake Nevis, Joseph Barksdale, Stevan Ridley, Lazarius Levingston, Terrence Toliver, and multiple others. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. Alabama would go on to kick a field goal on that drive and won 24–15. , Peterson had two punt returns against Vanderbilt for eight yards in week two as the Tigers rolled past the Commodores. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Patrick De'mon Peterson Jr. (born July 11, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). , On July 29, 2014, the Arizona Cardinals signed Peterson to a five-year, $70 million contract extension with $48 million guaranteed and a $15.3 million signing bonus.  Peterson was again named SEC Special Teams Player of the Week. , In Week 1 against the Washington Redskins, Peterson had one tackle and a sack on quarterback Alex Smith.  He was reinstated from suspension on October 14, and was activated on October 19, 2019. External Sites. Louis/Arizona Cardinals Kick & Punt Returns Single-Season Register", "The Cardinals' Top Pick Was Raised to Succeed", Avery Johnson 2012 Football Recruiting News – ESPN, "24 Hours With ... Patrick Peterson, the NFL's Only Shutdown Cornerback. See full bio »  This made him the first defender to catch and complete a pass in the same game since the 1970 merger.  He was also ranked 18th best player by his fellow NFL players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.. Peterson returned an interception for a touchdown against Mississippi State, and he returned a blocked field goal against Ole Miss for a touchdown. , Peterson began his Heisman campaign against North Carolina in the 2010 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game.