Covington, La., junior linebacker Otha Peters won't lie.
He's loving life right now.
Early last month, he landed scholarship offer No. 1 from Arkansas State. Not long after that, Louisiana-Lafayette also pulled the trigger.
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"This is very exciting," Peters said.
In addition to Arkansas State and Louisiana-Lafayette, Peters said he also is receiving interest from Baylor, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Pittsburgh and Tennessee.
"I'm probably hearing from Ole Miss the most," Peters said. "I get a lot of letters from Ole Miss and Mississippi State … and Pittsburgh. "
Peters recently visited Louisiana-Lafayette for junior day.
"I liked it," he said. "It was fun. I like U-LL a lot. I like the city. My sister went there, so she's pretty much commenting on how much I'll like it. I know some of their players. I saw the weightroom and it looked good. I liked the coaches. I like [safeties coach Tim Rebowe]. He's the main one recruiting me. I talked to him a lot."
Peters, who plays middle linebacker and safety in high school, recorded 105 tackles and one interception in 2010. He's a two-year starter.
"I'm getting recruited as an outside linebacker, but [teams] are saying they could put 15 more pounds on me and I could be in the middle," Peters said. "Or they could put me at safety. I'm fast enough to play safety."
Peters is hopeful his first two offers are just the start.
"Ole Miss told my trainer they want to come see me," Peters said. "I know Ole Miss, Pitt, Mississippi State and Tennessee are coming [in the spring]. I really want offers from LSU and Ole Miss. I just like Ole Miss. I like the city of Oxford, and I like their program. And every kid from Louisiana loves LSU. I've always wanted to be a Tiger."