Daniel Peabody to New Mexico

Daniel Peabody (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson.com)

First-Team All-Southern Arizona selection Daniel Peabody announced his commitment to play for New Mexico.

A 6-2, 220 TE/DE for Ironwood Ridge, Peabody collected 346 through the air and 302 yards on the ground with seven touchdowns. He also recorded 28 tackles and four sacks.

“My family is happy, they just wanted me to make the decision that would make me happiest and me and my family both felt New Mexico was the best choice for me,” Peabody said.

“It’s also nice because it’s near to home only a six-hour drive they can still be relatively involved and see all my games.”


Andy Morales was recognized by the AIA as the top high school reporter in 2014 and has been a youth, high school and college coach for over 30 years. His own children have won multiple state high school championships and were named to all-state teams. Competing in hockey, basketball, baseball and track & field in high school, his unique perspective can only be found here and on AZPreps365.com. Andy was named a Local Hero by the Tucson Weekly for 2016. Contact Andy Morales at AMoralesMyTucson@yahoo.com

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