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Peterson camps at SEC school Sunday

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Huber Heights (Ohio) Wayne four-star lineman Lovell Peterson's focus has been centered on his track season for much of the spring, but this weekend he will return his attention back to football.
"I am headed up to the Kentucky camp this Sunday and they are excited to see me," Peterson said. "I should get their offer after they see me at camp."
The 6-foot-3, 280-pound Peterson could project to either offensive line or defensive tackle in college, and he plans to showcase his skills on both sides of the ball down in Lexington.
"I know I am going to go as a center, but I plan on switching halfway through and working on defense," Peterson said.
Peterson played both positions as a junior, but has primarily worked as an offensive lineman during his career. He believes defense, however, will be his primary position in college.
"I think [colleges] are kind of split between the two after not seeing much film out of me on defense," Peterson said. "I think as the season gets started they will sort of switch [to defense]. I prefer defense.
At this time, Peterson has offers from West Virginia and Ohio University. He talked with coaches at West Virginia last week.
"They just wanted to make sure I am interested in them," Peterson said. "I haven't been in much contact with them, but they wanted to make sure I know I had the offer from there and they are still interested in me."
New teams that are showing interest include Michigan State and Miami (Fla.). The Spartans had asked him to come to their camp in June, but it falls during the same days he will be competing in the junior track nationals. Miami is waiting on his test scores before offering.
Peterson competed in the regionals for track on Wednesday, throwing 183-feet in the discuss, a mark that qualified him for the state meet.
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