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Auburn running back Kamryn Pettway will be out for “an extended period of time” after suffering a shoulder injury two weeks ago against Arkansas, it was announced on Tuesday.

Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn made the announcement in a press conference and also said that Pettway will not need surgery to repair the fracture.

In five games this season,┬áthe junior has rushed for 305 yards on 76 attempts and has added six touchdowns on the ground. He is the team’s second-leading rusher and turned in one of his best games of the season against Arkansas after rushing for 90 yards and three scores.

The loss of Pettway comes at a tough time for the Tigers as they will play No. 2 Georgia in two weeks and No. 1 Alabama on November 25. They play at Texas A&M on Saturday.

Auburn, the 16th ranked team in the country, will now turn to leading rusher Kerryon Johnson and Kam Martin to handle its rushing duties in his place.