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Julius Peppers News & Bio


Name:Julius Peppers
Hometown:Bailey, NC
High School:Southern Nash
Born:January 18, 1980 (40)
Height/Weight:6-6, 285
Position:Defensive End
Notes:Football, Basketball, 1998 Parade All-American
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Ranking North Carolina’s top football recruits for 2021: Nos. 1-10
No. 1: UNC defensive end commit Keeshawn Silver is an athlete in the mold of Julius Peppers. He’s a long, lean athlete who is physically...

100 in 100: Wilson County’s Julius Peppers, dominant pass rusher
Julius Peppers grew up in Bailey and was a two-sport standout at Southern Nash High School. But he was born in Wilson, so in the...

Best NC Athlete ever? How about Julius Peppers
Recently I stumbled onto a social media thread asking about the best high school athletes who competed in North Carolina. I immediately thought of Julius...

Recruiting History: Julius Peppers, The Freak
Basketball, not football, was Julius Peppers’ first love. He dreamed of hitting game-winning shots and playing in college, before making it to the NBA. His...

Video: Carolina Insider Live! MLB 1st Rounder Aaron Sabato Joins the show
Minnesota Twins first round pick Aaron Sabato joins Adam Lucas and Jones Angell to talk about his favorite home run and what he'll miss about...

Harris Barton, Julius Peppers On Ballot For College Football Hall Of Fame
North Carolina football legends Harris Barton and Julius Peppers are included on the 2021 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the...

Julius Peppers speaks out about Drew Brees on Twitter
The former Carolina Panthers defensive end and all around North Carolina athletic hero usually lets his charitable actions do the talking for him during large...

Was Julius Peppers the NFL's Best Athlete?
When Julius Peppers finally retired last year, it marked the end of an era for arguably the NFL’s best athlete. For almost two decades, the...

The University of North Carolina all-time NFL team
Arguably the greatest pass rusher in NFL history came out of the University of North Carolina. But Lawrence Taylor was not a one-man parade. Taylor...

Julius Peppers named to NFL 2010s All-Decade team
The NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced the 2010s All-Decade team Monday. Former Carolina Panther and Tar Heel legend Julius Peppers was...


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