Player Profiles

Shaq                               Petteway
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Steubenville, Ohio
Height: 6-0
Weight: 230
Sport: Football
Position: LB


• Has played in 38 career games and has one start
2014 (r-Jr.)
• Played in 13 games and started one
• Used on 513 plays, including 380 on defense
• Season-high 59 plays against Kansas State
• Saw action in 30 or more plays in nine games
• Registered two solo tackles against Texas A&M in the Liberty Bowl
• Had 39 tackles for the season, including 32 solo stops, one sack, four tackles for loss and two pass breakups
• Finished with a season-high six tackles at Iowa State
• Had four solo tackles against Kansas State, including a tackle for loss
• Finished with a solo tackle and a pass breakup at Texas
• Another five-tackle performance at Oklahoma State, giving him 15 tackles in three games
• Tied his season-high of five solo tackles against Baylor, giving him 10 in his last two games
• Finished with a season-high five solo tackles at Texas Tech, including a tackle for loss
• Registered three solo tackles, including a tackle for loss and a pass breakup against Kansas
• Finished with three solo tackles, including a sack against Towson
2013 (r-So.)
• Redshirted after sustaining a season-ending knee injury during preseason
2012 (So.)
• Saw action in all 13 games, adding depth at Sam linebacker
• Moved from safety to the Star linebacker position in the new 3-4 defensive system
• Finished with 42 total tackles, including 26 solo stops, 1.5 sacks, 4.5 tackles for loss and three pass breakups
• Made seven stops, including five solo tackles against Kansas
• At Iowa State, recorded four total tackles, including three solo stops
• Had a career-high two pass breakups, two assisted tackles and an assist on a tackle for loss against Oklahoma
• Set career highs in solo tackles (6), assisted tackles (4), total tackles (10), tackles for loss (1.5), sacks (1.5) and pass breakups (1) against
• Established a game and career high with three assisted tackles against Maryland; also assisted on a tackle for loss
• Set career highs in solo tackles (3) and total tackles (5) vs. JMU
• Had two solo tackles and made first career tackle for loss versus Marshall
2011 (Fr.)
• Played in 12 games
• Added depth at bandit safety and was used extensively on special teams
High School
• Coached by Reno Saccoccia at Steubenville High
• All-Valley captain as a senior
• Two-time All-Ohio First Team
• Two-time Wheeling Intelligencer All-Valley First Team
• Earned Dapper Dan Special Achievement Award
• Birthday is February 2
• Son of Keisha Petteway
• One of three children
• Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
• Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll

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