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Earnest Pettway
Earnest  Pettway


Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Long Beach Poly

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 251




Catching Up with the Cats presented by Villanova School of Business


Pettway Signs With Kansas City Chiefs


Wildcats Fall to No. 23 Towson, 49-35, in Homecoming Game

John Robertson throws for season-high four touchdowns


Livers' Punt Return For Touchdown Punctuates Win as Wildcats Roll Over Georgia State, 49-24

Poppy Livers is first Villanova player in 32 years to return a punt for a touchdown


Villanova Football Spring Update: Wildcats Offense

Head coach Andy Talley gave an update on the team's offense during spring practices


Villanova Football: 2014 Offense

Meet the key players for the Wildcats on the offensive side of the ball heading into the 2014 season.


Villanova Football vs. Towson

Villanova defeated No. 3 Towson in a nationally-televised game at Johnny Unitas Stadium on October 12, 2013.


Football vs. Stony Brook (2)

Villanova defeated Stony Brook, 35-6, in its season home opener on September 21, 2013.


Villanova Football vs. Fordham

Villanova took on Fordham at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx on September 7, 2013.


Villanova Football vs. Temple (Aug. 31, 2012)

Villanova played Temple in the fourth annual Mayor's Cup game on August 31, 2012 at Lincoln Financial Field.

Villanova: Provides the Wildcats with athleticism at the tight end position ... Possesses outstanding pass catching skills ... Expected to be a contributor in the Wildcats passing game.

2013: Played in all 11 games and had 13 catches for 114 yards and two touchdowns ... Tallied two receptions for 13 yards versus William & Mary ... Recorded two catches for 14 yards and a touchdown at Towson ... Made one catch for two yards at New Hampshire ... Posted one reception for five yards versus Maine ... Made a career-high five catches for a career-best 57 yards and a touchdown at James Madison ... Tallied two receptions for 23 yards versus Delaware.

2012: Played in all 12 games and had 13 catches for 111 yards and two touchdowns ... Tallied one catch for 22 yards at Temple ... Posted a five-yard reception versus Fordham ... Had two catches for 18 yards against Rhode Island ... Registered one catch for 19 yards versus Penn ... Made one reception for eight yards at Maine ... Totaled two catches for 13 yards against Richmond ... Recorded a career-high three receptions for 20 yards at Old Dominion ... Scored his first career touchdown with a two-yard catch at Georgia State ... Caught a four-yard touchdown pass against Towson.

2011: Started six of the nine games he played in and had eight catches for 72 yards ... Tallied one catch for nine yards at New Hampshire ... Made one reception for eight yards at James Madison ... Posted three catches for 23 yards versus Old Dominion ... Registered three receptions for 32 yards against Maine.

Long Beach Poly High School: First team All-League ... Los Angeles Times top rated tight end ... Team captain.

Personal: Born 12/29/92 in Los Angles, Calif. ... One of two children of Earnest and Marcia Pettway.