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  John Peel
John Peel

Player Profile
Hometown:
Scottsdale, Ariz.

High School:
Chaparral HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
WR

Experience:
2VL

UTAH: Received a sixth year after receiving an NCAA hardship extension for injuries that cost him three seasons ... 24 of his 31 games played were in the final two years of his six-year clock ... tried out at a safety in 2006, but was a receiver most of his career.

2009-Played in 11 games at both wide receiver and on special teams ... four starts at receiver (Colorado State, UNLV, Air Force and TCU) ... missed the final two games of the regular season with a foot injury but returned for the bowl game ... 16 receptions for 209 yards ... four catches for 58 yards, including a 22-yard touchdown catch, vs. Utah State ... four receptions for 49 yards vs. San Jose State ... long catch of 26 yards vs. New Mexico ... made eight tackles on special teams ... lettered.

2008-Appeared in all 13 games ... one reception for seven yards came against Weber Sate ... saw a lot of action on special teams ... six punt returns for 44 yards--a 7.3 average ... had four punt returns for 49 yards against UNLV ... nine tackles on special teams included two stops against BYU ... lettered.

2007-Could not practice or play due to back problems.

2006-Could not practice or play due to back problems.

2005-Played in seven games total, including the first six games of the season and the final game (the Emerald Bowl) ... all three of his tackles were on special teams ... two solo stops against TCU.

2004-Redshirt injured his knee in preseason camp and had surgery ... made the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Two-time first-team all-region and all-state ... Junior All-American in 2002 ... Super All-State team ... N.E. Valley Player of the Year ... set state records for most touchdowns in a career (40) ... broke every receiving record at Chaparral High (Ariz.) ... as a senior, had 55 receptions for 1,180 yards and 19 TDs ... career stats included 145 receptions, 2,700 yards and 40 TDs ... Chaparral was 2002 Arizona 4A state champion ... team made 4A state semi-finals and was East Sky region champ in 2003.

PERSONAL: Son of Dan and Claudia Peel ... father played football and mother played tennis and ran track at Northern Illinois ... mother runs marathons ... one sister ... received a degree in economics in December 2008 and earned a minor in nutrition in 2010 ... full name is Jonathon Daniel Peel ... born May 9, 1986 in Bloomington, Ind.

YEAR	G/GS	REC	YDS	AVG	TD	LONG
2005	7/0	0	0	0	0	0
2006	0/0	0	0	0	0	0
2007	0/0	0	0	0	0	0
2008	13/0	1	7	7.0	0	7
2009	11/4	16	209	13.1	1	26
Totals 	31/4	17	216	12.7	1
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