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Long Snapper
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
Hometown: Whitefish Bay, Wis.
High School: Whitefish Bay
Major: Economics


Graydon PetersonSENIOR (2016)
Capped career as long snapper in all 10 games once again, completing his career having played in all 40 games ... earned the team’s Special Teams Award for making a significant contribution to the success of the varsity football team on special teams ... collected a tackle in four contests — wins over Holy Cross and Towson, and losses at Yale and Columbia — three of which came on punt coverages after snapping the ball.

JUNIOR (2015)
Reliable long snapper for every game ... contributed to classmate Ben Kepley earning All-Ivy League Second Team honors at punter for a second-straight year ... even helped out on a tackle after a punt, stopping a Tiger return man from breaking off a long run in the 17-10 triumph over Princeton to clinch a share of the Ivy League crown.

Once again contributed his efforts as the team’s long snapper for most of the season ... key component to helping Kepley rank second in the conference in punting average and earn a spot on the All-Ivy League Second Team ... most impressive play of the season came in the season final at Princeton when he tackled a punt returner for a one-yard loss after snapping the hike.

Did not disappoint as a long-snapping specialist, quickly winning the job during the preseason ... accurately snapped every time he was called upon as not one Big Green punt was blocked during the season ... even made two tackles against Bucknell on punt coverage, the second of which forced a fumble that Dartmouth recovered.

All-Northshore Conference honorable mention pick as an offensive lineman ... expected to concentrate on long snapping at Dartmouth ... got his start snapping as a fifth grader and has since attended numerous kicking camps ... ranked 16th nationally among long snappers by Kohl’s and was a "TOP 12" Underclassmen Long Snapper according to Chris Sailer Kicking and Rubio Long Snapping ... helped football team go 11-2, win the North Shore title and advance to state semifinals as a senior.

Economics major ... full name is Graydon Thomas Peterson ... born on Aug. 12, 1994 ... son of Robert Peterson and Molly Megan has one brother and one sister ... cousin David Pegg won Woody Knapp Memorial Trophy, awarded to a member of the Yale football team for leadership and unselfish devotion to others, in 1998 ... has been a competitive Irish dancer.

Complete Career Statistics

TACKLES g ua a total tfl-yds pd ff fr blk
2013 10 2 0 2 0.0-0 0 1 0-0 0
2014 10 1 0 1 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
2015 10 0 1 1 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
2016 10 2 2 4 0.0-0 0 0 0-0 0
TOTAL 40 5 3 8 0.0-0 0 1 0-0 0

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