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Press Release: KJ Dillon invited to play in Senior Bowl

Also playing in the senior bowl, Kwiatkoski was named an All-American First Team selection by ProFootballFocus and was an All-Big 12 first-team selection. He led the Mountaineers with 86 tackles, including three sacks, 10 tackles for loss, three interceptions, seven pass breakups, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble. 

Petteway will play in the inaugural Tropic Bowl on Jan. 17, at 1 p.m., at North Miami Athletic Stadium in Miami, Florida. This bowl game matches up the top NCAA FBS college football seniors to showcase their talents to NFL scouts.

Petteway was the 2016 Motel 6 Cactus Bowl Defensive Most Valuable Player. He was tied for second place in tackles for WVU with 64, including 3.5 sacks and 11.5 tackles for loss. He also had three pass breakups.

Lucas and O’Toole will play in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 6 p.m., ET, at the Greater Los Angeles Area Stadium in Carson, California.

Lucas was a three-year starter for WVU at tackle and was part of the offensive line that paved the way for the Mountaineer offense to average 228.2 rushing yards per game, scored 34.0 points per game and 479.7 yards of total offense per game.  O’Toole was an All-Big 12 first-team selection after leading the league and ranking No. 9 nationally in punting yards per game with 45.4. He also finished with 26 punts of 50 yards or more, placed 25 punts inside the opponents’ 20-yard line, had 15 result in a touchback and 18 that resulted in a fair catch.

West Virginia finished with an 8-5 overall record for the 2015 season and won the 2016 Motel 6 Cactus Bowl on Jan. 2 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Press release courtesy WVU Athletic Communication

Jeremy Simon
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