Andrus Peat announces for Stanford

Five-star Under Armour All-American offensive tackle Andrus Peat (Tempe, Ariz./Corona Del Sol) declared for Stanford Wednesday live on ESPN. Peat turned down the opportunity to play at Nebraska with his brother, Todd, a defense tackle. The Cardinal also topped Florida State and USC.

Arizona, UCLA, Colorado, LSU, North Carolina, Oregon State, Clemson, Washington, Kansas, Tennessee, Auburn, Arkansas, Arizona State, Florida, Notre Dame, Michigan, Texas, Alabama, Miami (Fla.)and Oregon also offered the 6-foot-7, 300-pound prospect.

Peat is not only Stanford’s top recruit for 2012, he’s the highest-rated player to sign with the Cardinal in the ESPNU 150 era.