Junior linebacker from Mason, Ohio
11 seniors lead the way
Junior safety from Prosper, Texas
Sophomore safety from Anaheim, Calif.
• At Navy: Enters the fall third on the depth chart at strong safety ... could also see time on special teams ... smart football player.
• 2017: Saw his first action against Houst, playing five plays.
• 2016: Did not see any varsity action.
• 2015: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2014 graduate of Orange Lutheran High School, Petersen attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2014-15 academic year ... a two-sport athlete who earned letters in football (4) and track & field (2) ... an all-district football player as a sophomore, he earned All-Trinity League recognition as a senior ... served as team captain of the football team his senior year ... led the football team to the 2012 district title ... member of the 4x400 relay team that won the district crown his sophomore year ... also received an offer from Army West Point ... high school teammate of Army senior quarterback Luke Langdon ... father played football at Air Force (‘85) and was on the Falcon coaching staff for 17 years (1990-2006) ... son of Chuck and Roya Petersen ... majoring in political science.