Brings a solid frame and work ethic to the o-line and will add depth at tackle this fall.
High School: A standout offensive tackle for the three-time 7A West Conference champion and two-time 7A state champion Bentonville (Ark.) Tigers ... A physical force with tremendous potential ... Under Coach Barry Lunney Sr., DePeel was an all-state performer and a member of the All-Vype Football Team in 2010 ... Helped Bentonville High to a combined 33-3 record in his 3 years as a starter ... Was also a two-time all-state wrestler.
Personal: Robert Emerson DePeel was born 10/3/92 in Bella Vista, Ark. ... Son of Robert and Tricia DePeel ... Has a brother, Sean ... Undecided on major.