Tulsa -- A two-year letterwinner . . . has played in 28 career games and has nine career starts . . . has career totals of 614 rushing yards, 282 receiving yards and 46 passing yards . . . has scored 13 career touchdowns, including nine receiving and four rushing . . . 2008 -- Played in all 14 games and started eight contests . . . totaled 361 rushing yards for a 6.8 average per carry and six TDs, while also tallying 261 receiving yards and two touchdowns . . . had three receptions for 70 yards and two carries for 21 yards against Marshall . . . had a career-high 91 yards and one TD on eight carries against SMU . . . had a season-high 51-yard run vs. Rice, and scored two rushing TDs against the Owls . . . 2007 -- Played in all 14 games and started one game . . . his first collegiate start came at Rice . . . had a career-best and team-high 70-yard run against UAB . . . also had a 56-yard TD run vs. Tulane, while rushing for 72 yards on three carries in that game . . . his first career pass reception went for a 15-yard touchdown to give Tulsa a 20-17 lead over UL-Monroe in the season opener . . . touched the ball twice on offense in the GMAC Bowl against Bowling Green and scored both times, including one carry for a 19-yard touchdown and one reception for a six-yard touchdown . . . Overall -- Had the best spring among the receivers . . . developed into a complete receiver in the spring . . . a very versatile and athletic player with good speed . . . has the ability to make defenders miss . . . has running back skills . . . will be expected to make major contributions.
High School -- Was a three-year letterwinner and starter at Nashville High School . . . was the starting quarterback and played safety . . . led his team to two straight state titles and posted a three-year mark of 41-2 as the starting quarterback, including 28 straight wins . . . had 11,500 total yards in his career and accounted for 120 touchdowns . . . was the Class 7-4A Back of the Year his senior season, and earned first-team all-state honors as a junior and senior . . . passed for over 2,400 yards and 30 touchdowns as a senior, while rushing for 1,400 yards and 15 TDs . . . also lettered three years each in basketball and track, and four years in baseball . . . jumped 6'5" in the high jump as an all-state track athlete . . . high school football coach was Billy Dawson.
Personal -- Enjoys fishing and hunting . . . the New England Patriots and San Francisco 49ers are his favorite NFL teams . . . his favorite NFL player is Santonio Holmes . . . his favorite sport to watch and play besides football is baseball . . . lists the New York Yankees, Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Lakers as his favorite pro sports teams . . . his favorite book is Animal Farm . . . favorite movie is Seven Pounds . . . his favorite sports movie is Any Given Sunday . . . has over 2,500 songs on his iPod . . . his favorite TV show is "CSI Miami" . . . parents are Anthony and Maschell Whitmore . . . majoring in exercise sports science.
Whitmore's Career Statistics Rushing G Att Gain Loss Net TD Avg Long 2007 (Fr) 14 26 268 0 268 3 10.3 70 2008 (So) 14 51 361 15 346 6 6.8 51 Totals 28 77 629 15 614 9 7.9 70
ATHLETICS TICKET OFFICE