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Peter Konz
No. 66     Atlanta Falcons
Guard / Center
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-09) June 9, 1989 (age 31)
Place of birth: Oshkosh, Wisconsin
High School: Neenah (WI)
Career information
College: Wisconsin
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55
Debuted in 2012 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
* Atlanta Falcons ( 2012–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2012
Games played     12
Games started     6

Peter Konz (born June 9, 1989) is an American football guard and center for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Falcons in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Konz played college football at Wisconsin.

Early yearsEdit

Konz attended Neenah High School in Neenah, Wisconsin. He played on both the offensive line and defensive line. Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Konz was ranked as the No. 30 offensive line prospect in the nation.[1]

College careerEdit

After being redshirted in 2008, Konz started nine of ten games in 2009. Sporting News named him a freshman All American.[2] As a sophomore in 2010, he started 11 of 13 games and was an honorable mention All-Big 10.[3]

On December 5, 2011, Konz was named All-American by AFCA. Konz is joined as an AFCA All-American by teammates Montee Ball and Kevin Zeitler. [4] Konz was also named to the CBS All-American Team joined again by teammate Montee Ball.

On December 8, 2011, Konz was named Second Team All-American by Yahoo Sports. Konz's teammate Kevin Zeitler joined him on the Second Team while Montee Ball was named to the First Team and quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Chris Borland were named to the Third Team.[5]

Professional careerEdit

2012 NFL DraftEdit

Konz took part in the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. He was regarded as the top center available in the 2012 NFL Draft.[6][7][8] Sports Illustrated described Konz as a "tough, nasty center with an all-around game," who "comes with a lot of upside."[9]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 5 in 314 lb 18 rep

Atlanta FalconsEdit

Konz was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round (55th pick overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. In the first six games of the season, he served as backup to Garrett Reynolds, before replacing him by week 7.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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