A high school running back who was converted to receiver while redshirting last season … Is one of the most explosive players on the team at the skilled positions … Needs to see things and adjust to things better, but is learning and coming along … Summer work on ball skills and route running will be crucial to his progress … Could see some work as a return man … Has a bright future.
2009: Redshirted in the fall … Worked at the flanker position … Improved in all four major lifts over the course of the year, earning Iron Hokie honors during off-season testing … Ran the fastest 10-yard dash time on the team at 1.55 … Tied for the seventh-best time in the 40 with a 4.39 … Caught a pass for 7 yards and ran 10 yards on a reverse during one spring scrimmage … Had a 13-yard catch in another scrimmage … Returned a kickoff for 23 yards, had two punt returns for 7 yards and grabbed a 5-yard pass during the Maroon-White game.
High School: A standout athlete for Coach Jack Turner … Ranked the No. 32 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep … Rated the No. 33 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 64 running back nationally by ESPN/Scouts, Inc. … Listed as the No. 67 running back prospect in the nation by Rivals … Ranked the No. 157 running back prospect in the nation by Scout.com … A member of SuperPrep’s Mid-Atlantic Team … Named to PrepStar’s All-Atlantic Region Team as a running back … Rushed for 1,436 yards on 182 carries and scored 22 touchdowns his senior season … First-team All-Group AA as a running back … The Region IV co-offensive player of the year … First-team All-Timesland by The Roanoke Times … Had 1,349 yards on 158 carries his junior season and caught 11 passes for 296 yards … Scored 16 total touchdowns as a junior.
Personal: Nubian Shabazz-Zoser Peak … Born 1/11/91 in Radford, VA … Son of Vernon and Donna Peak … Enrolled in business.