Jamal Peters

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Jamal Peters
Atlanta Falcons
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Peters with the Argonauts in 2021
Born: (1996-12-22) December 22, 1996 (age 26)
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Position(s)Defensive back
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight220 lb (100 kg)
CollegeMississippi State
High schoolBassfield High
Career history
As player
2019Indianapolis Colts*
20212023Toronto Argonauts
2023-PresentAtlanta Falcons
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star2022
Career stats

Quinn Jamal Peters (born December 22, 1996) is a professional American football defensive back for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Mississippi State.

College career[edit]

Peters played college football for the Mississippi State Bulldogs from 2015 to 2018.[1] He played in 46 games where he had 99 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss, three interceptions, one sack, and two forced fumbles.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Indianapolis Colts[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2019 NFL Draft, Peters signed with the Indianapolis Colts on May 4, 2019.[2] However, he was released following an injury settlement on May 14, 2019.[3]

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

Peters remained unsigned in 2020 and was eventually signed by the Toronto Argonauts on February 2, 2021.[4] He began the 2021 season on the practice roster, but was elevated to the active roster in Week 2 and played in his first career professional game on August 13, 2021, where he had nine tackles and one interception against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.[2] He remained a starter on defence until he suffered a knee injury in Week 10.[5] He sat out for the remainder of the regular season, but had played in eight games and recorded 31 defensive tackles and one interception until that point.[2] Peters returned to play in the team's lone post-season game in the East Final where he had one defensive tackle in the loss to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.[2]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

On January 9, 2023, Peters signed a reserve/future contract with the Atlanta Falcons.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Peters was born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi to Yashica Peters.[1] He has one brother, Gerobe Jr.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Jamal Peters". Mississippi State Bulldogs. Retrieved January 2, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d "Jamal Peters". Toronto Argonauts. Retrieved January 2, 2022.
  3. ^ "Colts Sign Free Agent Edge Rusher Dadi Nicolas". Indianapolis Colts. May 14, 2019.
  4. ^ "Argos re-sign Nevis and Add Sinkfield + two more". Toronto Argonauts. February 2, 2021.
  5. ^ "Collins looking super good in Toronto's defensive backfield". Toronto Sun. December 1, 2021.
  6. ^ Deighton, John (January 9, 2023). "Falcons sign 18 players to Reserve/Future contracts". AtlantaFalcons.com.

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