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Martell Pettaway Enters Transfer Portal



As reported by Chris Anderson of 247 Sports, West Virginia running back Martell Pettaway has entered his name into the transfer portal.

Pettaway, a senior, appeared in four games this season for the Mountaineers. After the game against Texas, Pettaway decided to sit out the rest of the season and redshirt to preserve a year of eligibility. His best game this season came against Kansas when he rushed for 40 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

Pettaway ran the ball 27 times this season for 72 yards and two touchdowns. In his WVU career Pettaway 1,104 yards and 11 touchdowns. The Detroit native ran 98 times for 623 yards and six touchdowns as a junior.

Pettaway made his collegiate debut as a freshman in 2016 against Iowa State. He ran the ball 30 times for 181 yards and a touchdown in the 49-19 victory.

His departure and Kennedy McKoy’s graduation leave Leddie Brown (107) and Alec Sinkfield (17) as the only running backs who carried the ball more than 10 times this season.

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