August 25, 2009

Detroit CB's play overcomes height concerns

Melvindale, Mich., cornerback Wayne Pettus knew he had to make a strong statement this summer to assuage the concerns many college coaches had about his 5-7, 160-pound frame.

Starting in June, Pettus attended a few high profile camps and combines, earning praise for his play at each one. The highlight of his camp tour was winning the defensive back MVP award at the Champaign NIKE Camp. Two weeks later, he secured his first offer of the process.

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