One of the two senior members of Appalachian State’s ultra-talented corps of wide receivers (the other being Tony Washington) … returns for his third season as the starter at the ‘M’ receiver position … turned in one of the best campaigns by a wideout in program history last season but the outstanding effort was overshadowed by the record-breaking performance of freshman Sean Price … enters his senior season ranked ninth in school history with 130 career receptions, 72 shy of the all-time record of 202 set by former teammate Brian Quick from 2007-11 … with 1,402 career receiving yards, needs just 81 to enter the school’s all-time top 10, although Quick’s record of 3,418 is likely out of reach … serves as Appalachian’s primary “possession receiver,” thanks to his sure hands and great route-running ability … former high-school quarterback still possesses the versatility and athleticism to run and even throw the football out of the backfield, as evidenced by his two touchdown passes a season ago … is a perfect 2-for-2 for 17 yards and two touchdowns as a collegiate passer.2012:
Started all 12 games at the ‘M’ receiver position … named second-team all-Southern Conference by the league’s coaches and media … ranked second on the team with 79 receptions (good for fourth in Appalachian State single-season history), 795 receiving yards and four touchdown catches … 79 receptions were good for a tie for 13th nationally and ranked third in the Southern Conference … 795 receiving yards tied for 47th nationally and also ranked third in the SoCon … had at least five receptions in 11-of-12 games (the only exception being a 55-14 rout over Coastal Carolina when he caught three passes before being removed from the game with the majority of Appalachian’s starters early in the fourth quarter) … made five catches in each of the first four games of the season (at East Carolina, vs. Montana, vs. The Citadel, at Chattanooga) … 77 yards in the season opener at ECU was his third-highest yardage total of the campaign … caught his first touchdown pass of the season in the home opener versus Montana, a 25-yard scoring strike early in the fourth quarter that gave Appalachian the lead for good in its eventual 35-27 victory … after the season-low three-catch game versus CCU, turned in four-straight games with seven receptions (vs. Elon, at Samford, vs. Wofford, at Western Carolina) … highlighted a 71-yard effort versus Elon by scoring the go-ahead points with a 25-yard touchdown catch late in the third quarter of the homecoming win … caught six passes for 72 yards in 31-28 win at top-ranked Georgia Southern … closed the season with the two finest performances of his career in the regular-season finale versus Furman and season-ending loss to Illinois State in the second round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship … did it all in SoCon-title-clinching win over Furman, posting career-highs with 11 receptions for 130 yards while throwing one touchdown pass (a seven-yard toss to tight end Drew Bailey on the first pass attempt of his career) and catching another (an 18-yarder from Jamal Jackson) … the touchdown pass and touchdown catch came during an 11-minute span in the second quarter that stretched Appalachian’s lead from 10-7 to 27-14 … also recorded 11 receptions (for 79 yards), a touchdown pass (a 10-yarder to Bailey with 3:31 to go in regulation that knotted the score at 31-31) and a touchdown catch (a four-yarder in overtime) in the heartbreaking 38-37 overtime loss to Illinois State.2011:
Appeared in all 12 games with 10 starts at the ‘M’ wide receiver position … caught 48 passes for 564 yards and three touchdowns, all of which ranked second on the team behind All-American Brian Quick … 11.8-yard receiving average was second on the team among players that caught at least eight passes … consistent performer had between 2-6 receptions and between 21-79 receiving yards in every game … also rushed eight times for 44 yards on the campaign (5.5 yards per carry) … had his first big performance of the year with two catches for 44 yards in 14-12 win over No. 13 Chattanooga … hauled in four passes for 37 yards, including his first touchdown of the year, at No. 8 Wofford … had two 25-yard receptions, including the first touchdown of the game, in 24-17 win over top-ranked Georgia Southern … played his best football at the end of the season with 25 catches for 185 yards over the final four games of the campaign … set season highs with eight receptions for 79 yards, including a highlight-reel-worthy diving catch, at Furman … notched six catches for 56 yards in win over Western Carolina … helped lead comeback from 21-0 deficit with five receptions for 47 yards in 28-21 victory at Elon … caught six passes for 75 yards and a touchdown in season-ending loss to Maine.2010:
Appeared in 12-of-13 games, missing only the season-opener at Chattanooga due to an ankle injury ... most significant role was on special teams, particularly in kickoff coverage ... made five tackles in that role, including two and a forced fumble in the season-ending loss to Villanova ... caught three passes on the season, with all three receptions coming in his first two games of the campaign ... hauled in first-career reception, an 11-yarder, in home-opener versus Jacksonville ... caught two passes for 32 yards the following week versus North Carolina Central ... finished his first collegiate campaign with three receptions for 43 yards ... due to mounting injuries in the defensive backfield, practiced at cornerback late in the season but never appeared on defense in game action.2009:
Amassed nearly 3,000 yards of total offense (2,200 passing, 700 rushing) at quarterback as a senior ... completed 59 percent of his passes in 2008 ... helped lead Northern Durham to a 4-3 PAC 6 Conference finish and its first playoff appearance in three years ... an all-conference honoree ... was a four-year starter at quarterback for Northern Durham ... coached by Anthony Sullivan.Personal:
Full name is Andrew Carrington Peacock ... born Jan. 14, 1991 (22 years old) ... son of Bridgette and Warren Peacock ... majoring in health promotion … completed an internship in Appalachian State’s strength and conditioning department during summer of 2013, working with a wide array of student-athletes in weight-training and conditioning.