Wagner attended Colony High School in Ontario, California, and was a Titans high school football player. As a senior, he had 125 tackles (92 solo, 33 assisted), including four sacks. He finished his career with 250 tackles (184 solo, 66 assisted) and seven interceptions.
He went on to play for the University of California, Berkeley where he started 11 games as a freshman before being sidelined by an ankle injury. As a sophomore, he played in all 12 games, starting six at outside linebacker. He led the team with 81 tackles (7 for loss) and also had three pass defenses. As a junior, he started all 12 games and was named second-team All-Pacific Coast Conference. He finished with 69 tackles (6 for loss) and two forced fumbles.
After his junior year, Wagner entered the 1997 NFL Draft. He was selected third overall by the New York Giants and began his career with them that same year. He appeared in 15 games over two seasons with the Giants and recorded 35 tackles (3 for loss). In 1999, he joined the St. Louis Rams and started 13 games at outside linebacker. He had 57 tackles (5 for loss) and two passes defensed.
Wagner made his collegiate debut against Fresno State on September 12, 2009, after redshirting in 2008. During his rookie season, Wagner appeared in 12 of the 13 games. Wagner got his first career start as right tackle against Arizona State on September 18, 2010. He finished the game with a loss but was credited with a victory due to an NCAA rule that if one team falls behind by seven points at any time during the fourth quarter, they can't lose that game no matter what happens from that point on.
He finished his freshman year with 34 appearances and three starts. Wagner returned for his sophomore season in 2011 and started 11 of 12 games until he was sidelined for four weeks with a knee injury. He returned for the Sun Bowl where he helped lead Nebraska to its second bowl win in school history. Wagner ended his sophomore season with 70 tackles (44 solo) and 5.5 sacks.
Wagner entered his junior season in 2012 as one of only two returning starters from last years squad, along with center Brett Kalina. He started all 13 games at left guard and was part of a senior-laden offensive line that paved the way for Adrian Peterson to run for 1,947 yards and 21 touchdowns. Wagner ended his third season with 79 tackles (50 solo) and 7.5 sacks.
Peters attended Avon High School in Indiana, where he played football and basketball. He led Avon to a regional football title as a senior in 2015, participating in 13 games and completing 218 of 363 passes for 3,103 yards, 37 touchdowns, and five interceptions. He also rushed for 754 yards and 11 scores.
Peters originally signed with Wisconsin out of high school, but he never ended up attending that university. He eventually landed at Purdue, where he started all 14 games as a true freshman in 2016 before being sidelined by an injury for the final three games of the season. He returned for 2017 and made eight appearances, completing 60 of 104 passes for 804 yards, seven touchdowns, and four interceptions.
During his college career, Peters worked his way up the depth chart at Purdue and was given the opportunity to start as a junior in 2018. He responded by leading the Boilermakers to an 8-0 record and their first No. 1 ranking in the AP Poll, finishing the year with 3,719 passing yards, 28 touchdowns, and nine interceptions.
After his successful college career, Peters entered the 2019 NFL Draft. He went straight from college to the NFL, playing in all 16 games for the Atlanta Falcons as a rookie. He completed 62 of 102 passes for 772 yards, six touchdowns, and two interceptions.