Outside Linebacker/Defensive End
6-4 | 240
Decatur, Ga. | Southwest DeKalb / Hutchinson CC (Kan.)
Hutchinson CC (2016)
Earned KJCCC All-Conference honorable mention status … Led the team with 18.5 tackles for loss … Tied for the team lead with 6.0 sacks … Totaled 60 tackles in 11 games to rank fifth on the team … 37 of his 60 tackles were of the solo variety … Part of a defense that allowed only 18.2 points per game and just 91.1 yards per game on the ground … 4.5 of his sacks came against conference opponents … Logged eight or more tackles five times … Tallied a season-high 13 stops, including 4.0 for loss, in a 21-12 win against Iowa Western CC … Recorded a tackle for loss in seven games, including five multiple tackle for loss performances … Racked up 10.5 tackles for loss through the last four games of the season … Notched eight tackles, a season-high 2.5 sacks and 4.0 tackles for loss against Independence CC … Coached by Rion Rhoades … Chose Arkansas over Nebraska, Miami (OH) and Buffalo.
Born on Dec. 9, 1996 … Son of April Steele … Has five siblings, Travis Whitehead, Grace Whitehead, Faith Whitehead, Melvin Whitehead III and Jocelyn Richardson.