Auburn Football: Kamryn Pettway Won’t Play In Peach Bowl

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The Auburn football team will once again be without running back Kamry Pettway when they take on UCF on Jan. 1 in the Peach Bowl.

On Wednesday, Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn confirmed to Josh Vitale of the Opelika-Auburn News that Pettway will be held out of action again due to the shoulder blade injury that has kept him out of action for Auburn’s last five games.

This season, because of injuries, Pettway was held to just 305 yards and six touchdowns on the ground.

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn said running back Kamryn Pettway will not play in the Peach Bowl https://t.co/H0BKJv6Gdq

— Josh Vitale (@AUBlog) December 13, 2017

When Pettway was healthy during his sophomore campaign, he was a standout rusher for the Tigers with 1,224 yards and seven touchdowns, while adding 23 receptions for 188 yards and two additional scores.

In Pettway’s absence, junior running back Kerryon Johnson has been the team’s star rusher with 1,320 yards and 17 touchdowns.

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