Game Eleven - at UAB - November 17, 2012 - Legion Field - Birmingham, Ala.
Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Played in all 12 games as a true freshman, recording 13 total tackles (six solo stops and seven assists) ... Tied for third on the team in special teams tackles with five to go along with being credited for two exceptional plays ... First career tackles came the third week of the season, registering a pair of unassisted stops against Middle Tennessee ... Also had two tackles at Duke ... Set a new career standard with three tackles at East Carolina ... Among his career-high equaling three tackles at UAB was a half tackle for a three-yard loss.
Played linebacker for Coach Scott Samsel at Olive Branch High School ... Registered 146 tackles as a senior ... Led the Conquistadors to a 17-0 record and the Mississippi High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) Class 6A state championship in 2011 ... Logged 10 or more tackles in nine games, including six of the first seven contest, as a senior ... Made 16 tackles against Southaven ... Credited with 17 tackles against Northwest Rankin and followed that with 18 stops vs. Madison Central a week later ... Tallied four interceptions and one fumble recovery and scored two defensive TD in 2011 ... Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Classic ... Posted 87 tackles, including 67 solo stops, as a junior ... Credited with double-digit tackles twice in 2010 ... Opened season with 13 tackles against East and later tallied 12 stops vs. Starkville ... Hauled in an interception against Horn Lake ... Forced a fumble and tallied a fumble recovery against Tupelo ... Also logged a fumble recovery against South Panola ... Helped squad to an 8-5 record in 2010.
Son of Leonard Pegues and Angela Gissespie-Pegues ... Born June 9, 1994 in Memphis ... Sociology major.