Marcus Peters, born on January 9, 1993, plays cornerback for the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens. He was a member of the Los Angeles Rams and was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
At Washington, he played collegiate football. Peters attended and graduated from Oakland, California’s McClymonds High School, where he participated in football and track. He participated for coach Curtis McCauley as a cornerback.
As a senior, he had six touchdowns on kickoff or punt returns and seven interceptions. He was a wide receiver and a kicker as well.
He was recognized as the Oakland Athletic League’s MVP after leading the Warriors to their first-ever undefeated campaign (12-0 record).
Peters made the decision to forfeit his remaining eligibility and enter the 2015 NFL Draft public on December 16, 2014.
Peters participated in the NFL Scouting Combine and finished all positional drills. Peters was chosen by the Kansas City Chiefs (18th overall) in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft.
In addition to becoming the highest defensive back selected from Washington since Dana Hall (18th overall) in 1992, Peters was selected as the third cornerback in the 2015 NFL Draft.
Peters and a sixth-round pick (209th overall) in the 2018 NFL Draft were traded by the Kansas City Chiefs to the Los Angeles Rams on March 14, 2018, in exchange for a fourth-round pick (124th overall) in the 2018 NFL Draft and a second-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Peters was traded to the Baltimore Ravens on October 15, 2019, along with linebacker Kenny Young and a fifth-round pick in 2020.