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PFF tabs Troy's Pettus to Freshman All-America Team

TROY – Troy true freshman safety Dell Pettus has been named to the Pro Football Focus Freshman All-America Team as an honorable mention selection, PFF announced Friday.

Pettus becomes Troy’s third Freshman All-American in as many seasons joining Carlton Martial (2018) and Marcus Jones (2017).


Pettus leads all freshmen in the Sun Belt Conference with 63 tackles after taking over the starting duties at free safety in the third week of the season – he averaged 5.9 tackles in his 10 starts. The native of Harvest in north Alabama currently ranks eighth nationally among all freshmen with his tackle total.