77 - Ethan Peterson
Ethan Peterson
Height: 6-2
Weight: 280
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rutland, Vt.
High School: Rutland
Position: OL
Major: Nuclear Engineering and Physics

2012: Started all nine games at left guard on the offensive line … first team All-NEFC (Boyd) at guard … USA College Football NE Regional All-Star … CoSIDA Academic All-American … National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete … finalist for the NFF’s Campbell Award as the top football scholar-athlete in the nation among all divisions … Academic All-District … NEFC’s Hal Chalmers Senior Student-Athlete of the Year … Academic All-NEFC … Division II-III recipient of the Nils V. "Swede" Nelson Award by the Boston Gridiron Club, recognizing exceptional achievement in sportsmanship, academics and athletics … blocked for an offense that ranked in the top half of the NEFC in total offense … contributed to a line that allowed the fewest sacks in the NEFC and ranked 25th nationally in that category … recorded a tackle at Western New England (10/13).

2011: Started all nine games for the Engineers along the offensive line … first team All-NEFC (Boyd Division) at offensive guard … second team Academic All-American … Academic All-NEFC … part of a unit that cleared the way for a running attack that increased its yardage by over 58 yards per game.

2010: Played in every game along the offensive front … second team All-NEFC (Boyd Division) … Academic All-NEFC … finished the season as the starter at left guard … recorded one tackle in the game at Curry (9/25).

Off The Field at MIT: Majoring in nuclear engineering and physics … minor in French … Plasma-material interactions research at the MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center … Irving Kaplan Award for outstanding academic excellence by a junior in the department of nuclear science and engineering … treasurer and member of executive committee at Delta Kappa Epsilon … member of American Nuclear Society and its respective national honor society Alpha Sigma Nu.  

High School: A 2009 graduate of Rutland High School … first team all-state selection … captain of the Southern Vermont All-Star team … participant in the Maple Sugar Shrine Bowl game … achieved high honors every quarter in high school.