Josh Peacock drafted by indoor football team
March 2, 2014
The dream lives on.
Josh Peacock, who just finished his fourth year of football at Hiram College, was the No. 15 draft pick overall in this week's American Indoor Football draft. Peacock was selected by the Cleveland Patriots, who were just invited to join the AIF this season.
The AIF also has been known as the Atlantic Indoor Football League and the American Indoor Football Association. The league has been going since the mid-2000s.
As a senior, Peacock tied for seventh in the NCAC with 85 tackles, 51 of which were solo hits and registered 3.5 tackles for losses. During his four-year career, he collected 319 tackles, 176 of which were unassisted while picking off seven passes. He blocked four kicks, forced a fumble and recovered four fumbles.
"Josh started at Hiram for four years and will be missed tremendously," said head coach Randy Moore after Peacock was selected all-conference earlier this year. "Josh was one of the more physical, instinctive and athletic safeties in the NCAC. He is not just a very good football player but a great young man and leader that I know will have a fantastic future."
Peacock, according to his father, Coy, is also playing for a semi-pro (outdoor) team in Cleveland.
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Messages left for Peacock were not returned.
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