Wide Receiver | Nashville, AR
Earned four stars according to ESPN, who ranks him the No. 8 player in Arkansas and the No. 60 wide receiver in the nation… Rated a three-star prospect by Rivals, Scout and 247Sports… Listed as the No. 9 player in the Natural State and No. 55 wide receiver according to 247Sports... Is a three-star prospect that ranks No. 8 in Arkansas and No. 45 nationally at his position by 247Composite, a combined index of national recruiting rankings… Ranked No. 10 in the state by Rivals and checks in at No. 10 on the Natural 21 by HawgSports.com… Earned Associated Press Arkansas Super Team honors at defensive back in 2014… Named first team All-ArkansasVarsity.com at wide receiver as a senior… Recognized twice on the Arkansas class 4A all-state team… Was named a finalist for the 4A Offensive Player of the Year… Helped Nashville win its region and advance to the state quarterfinals in 2014… Caught 54 passes for 913 yards (16.9 avg.) and 18 touchdowns as a senior… Also played defensive back and posted 45 tackles and eight interceptions… As a junior he hauled in 56 passes for 1,056 yards (18.8 avg.) and 15 touchdowns… recorded 14 tackles, two interceptions and one fumble recovery on defense… Coached at Nashville High School by Billy Dawson… Also participated in basketball and track and field… Chose Arkansas over offers from Alabama, Auburn, LSU, Ohio State, Ole Miss, Nebraska, Louisville and others.
Born March 20, 1997, he is the son of Michael and Linda Pettway… Serves as a drummer in his local church band… Is a member of his church’s youth group… Enjoys visiting kids and nursing homes before his high school games… Cousin, Kamryn Pettway, is a redshirt freshman running back at Auburn… Cousin, D.J. Pettway, is a senior defensive lineman at Alabama.