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Tony Peoples
29   Tony Peoples

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
The Colony, Texas

High School:
The Colony

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
Tailback

Experience:
1L


Tulsa - A returning letterwinner . . . 2010 - Played in eight games last year . . . saw his playing time on special teams . . . 2009 - Was one of several freshmen to sit out the 2009 season due to red-shirt status . . . Overall - Moved to tailback from the defensive secondary in the spring . . . needs time and reps to get more acclimated to the offense and the tailback position . . . has good quickness, feet and vision . . . possesses good speed . . . has the ability to catch the ball out of the backfield . . . showed flashes in spring ball as he began grasping the offense . . . can be a solid asset on the offensive side of the ball.

High School - Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at The Colony High School . . . earned first-team all-district merits as a senior . . . was a two-time first-team all-district performer . . . had career totals of 4,187 rushing yards and a school record 33 touchdowns . . . rushed 222 times for 1,513 yards and 13 touchdowns in his senior season, while catching 26 passes for 533 yards and two TDs . . . earned third-team all-state accolades as a junior . . . had 1,815 rushing yards, a 6.9 yard average and 13 touchdowns as a junior . . . high school coach was Rudy Rangel.

Personal - Favorite movie is Life . . . his favorite TV show is "Family Guy" . . . favorite NFL team is the Denver Broncos . . . his favorite pro sports team is the Los Angeles Lakers and his favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant . . . his favorite sports movie is Any Given Sunday . . . his favorite sport to watch besides football is basketball . . . his favorite midnight snack is honey buns . . . his biggest fear is snakes . . . parents are Erick and Theresa Mitchell . . . majoring in exercise sports science . . . born July 23, 1991 in Athens, Georgia.