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Razorback Roots: La'Michael Pettway

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Razorback Roots: La'Michael Pettway Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:13:44 +0000 Razorback Roots: La'Michael Pettway Razorback Roots: La'Michael Pettway KNWA >> back live here from the alumni alley getting ready for arkansas and auburn, still awaiting la'michael pettway to have an impact on this football team in 2017 for more in our razorback roots series off the field as far as la'michael pettway go back to gene dumont. >> a name fans were familiar with when he was a kid he didn't always use that name. >> when he was smaller, they would ask him, you know, what's his name he would say michael jackson because he would always do the michael jackson dances (thriller music). >> that's the little thing i did when i was younger, man. >> pettway didn't close up close to jackson's home in gary indiana 11 hours south in nashville, arkansas, a place he treasuries. >> everybody knows everybody. and they praise football a lot. so i knew being a part of the football team, being a part of any sport there, i mean, you get a lot of love. the community is very loving and growing up in nashville was, i mean, it had its perks. >> as a scrapper pettway was a store earned a four-star ranking by espn after accumulating 1,960 receiving yards in his junior and senior seasons as well as 33 touchdown catches. his high school coach billy dawson said the sky's the limit. >> i was tough on michael told him up front we were going to be that way just simply so that he could be where he is today. but i don't even think michael knows maybe what his potential is. >> so far pettway hasn't had the career he dreamed up when he signed with the razorback but his parents are proud of the man their son has become. >> i'm proud as a mom. he's shown me a lot that a young man can be. >> when the razorback take on auburn michael won't be the only pettway stepping on the field his cousin cameron is a running back for the tigers. >> just growing up knowing we both would be in this position is crazy it's like a dream come true. just that competition between each other. i mean, we're going to get the best out of each every one of us. that conversation after the game on the phone, i mean, it's going to be one to remember every time. yeah. >> last year, one pettway went off in this game, i think it's only right that another pettway goes off this time and drew if he

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