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Pettes' Hard Work Finally Pays Off

Pettes' Hard Work Finally Pays Off

Andrew Pettes will tell it to you straight - he didn't receive a lot of playing time his first few years at Arizona State and he wasn't happy about it. Yet, the senior tight end saw an opportunity to start fresh in 2008 and worked to lose a lot of weight in the offseason to claim ASU's starting tight end job.

"I feel like in the years before that I didn't get a fair opportunity to get on the field," said Pettes. "Once the new coaching staff came in, I knew that everyone was on an even playing field and that everyone had a clean slate. I just took it from there and took advantage of it." The straightforward senior admitted that it was very hard for him to barely see any playing time when he felt that...

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