For the seventh consecutive year, the Rice football team helped the incoming freshmen class move in.
Productive member of the defensive front rotation.
Picked up his second solo sack of the year vs. UTEP to allow Rice to break its season mark of 33 set in 2006. ...Credited with his first career solo sack vs. North Texas and shared one with Zach Patt vs. UTSA... Credited with two stops, a hurry and shared a TFL vs. ODU.. Credited with his first career tackle vs. Notre Dame.
Made his defensive debut in the opener at Texas A&M, but was injured... Returned to action vs. Louisiana Tech.
Saw action primarily on special teams in four games after redshirting in 2011.
Westwood High School
Earned a scholarship to Rice after one season at wide receiver in high school...
All District 16-5A selection as a senior for Anthony Wood after switching to wide receiver for his senior year... Played quarterback in his first year at Westwood after moving from Wisconsin... Caught 52 passes for 788 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior... Committed to the Owls in the summer before his senior year... Also competed in the 400 meters in track.
Full Name: Grant Allen Peterson... Born: Nov. 6, 1992 in Charlotte, N.C. ... Son of Craig and Denise Peterson, Burlington, Wisc. (one sister)... Visual and Dramatic Arts major... Rice College: McMurtry.