Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron had a typically efficient performance, running his stretch of passes thrown without an interception to a school-record 262 as he passed for 208 yards and two touchdowns while completing 16 of 23 pass attempts to spark the Crimson Tide offense.
2012 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Has played in 12 games, with seven tackles, including three tackles for a loss of 14 yards ... also has registered 1.5 sacks for a loss of nine yards. Michigan: Came off the bench to assist on a sack. Western Kentucky: Recorded two tackles, including one for a loss of four yards. Arkansas: Came off the bench to record a four-yard sack. Florida Atlantic: Assisted on one tackle for loss. Mississippi State: Assisted on one tackle and was credited with a quarterback hurry in the win against the Bulldogs. LSU: Assisted on one tackle in the key vicotory against the Tigers.
2011 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Pettway was four-star prospect and ranked as the No. 13 strongside defensive end nationally by Rivals.com and the site's No. 145 player overall ... Rivals.com listed him as the No. 25 overall player in Florida ... ESPNU had Pettway as the No. 21 defensive end in the 2011 class while Scout.com ranked him 23rd ... participated in the Offense/Defense All-American Bowl where he was selected as the No. 3 prospect ... No. 57 on the Mobile Press-Register's Super Southeast 120 ... No. 96 on The Orlando Sentinel's Florida Top 100 ... No. 34 player in Florida by SuperPrep Magazine ... registered 78 tackles and four sacks as a senior in 2010 ... made 85 stops and 16 sacks as a junior in 2009 while also forcing a fumble and recovering a fumble ... a second-team All-State choice on the defensive line in the 2B classification in 2009 ... also a first-team All-Area choice by the Pensacola News Journal ... chose Alabama over Florida State, Florida, Miami, Clemson and Southern California.