Born: November 26, 1991 – Conyers, Georgia
2019: Years as a Lion: 2nd Years in CFL: 4th Status: American
Career Games: 37 Playoffs: 3 Grey Cup: 0
Garry signed as a free agent with the Lions in February 2018 and re-signed the following February for the 2019 season.
2018: Garry’s first season with the Lions was a successful one. The Clemson alum appeared in all 18 regular season contests, recording 73 defensive tackles, one quarterback sack, one forced fumble and a pair of interceptions. His shining moment was halting a comeback attempt against the Edmonton Eskimos on August 9 by intercepting a Mike Reilly pass in the end zone late in the fourth quarter to ensure a BC victory. Garry appeared in the East Division Semi-Final against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, recording three defensive stops.
2017: Through 8 games, Garry finished with 38 tackles, including three special teams stops. Peters also returned six punts for 34 yards and one kickoff for 19 yards.
2016: Peters made three starts in 11 games en route to recording 24 defensive tackles and five special teams tackles. He also had five pass knockdowns and three kick returns for 60 yards. Peters played in both the Eastern Semi-Final and Final.
2015: Peters signed as an undrafted free agent with the Carolina Panthers.
2011-2014: Garry played in 45 games and made 17 starts during his four seasons at the University of Clemson. He recorded 106 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery as a Tiger. He was named a First-Team All-ACC selection in 2014 after finishing the season with 45 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, two quarterback sacks, 12 pass breakups and one interception through 12 games.
Garry resides in Atlanta, Georgia during the offseason and when he’s not on the football field or in the gym enjoys shooting hoops and playing video games. He lists Friday and The Town as his favourite movies and enjoys listening to artists such as Drake, Future, Lil’ Baby and Gunman. He lists back-to-back ACC championships at Clemson as the highlight of his football career and lists his father as the person he admires most.