|High School:||Kilgore J.C.|
2011: All-Lone Star Conference second team selection ... Daktronics second team All-Region selection ... Started all 10 games at linebacker for A&M-Commerce, leading the team with 103 tackles, including 56 unassisted ... Ranked second in the Lone Star Conference, in tackles, averaging 10.3 tackles per game, while ranking eighth in tackles for loss per game (1.2) ... Notched 12.0 tackles for loss on the year ... Recorded double-digit tackles in six games, tying a career-best with 15 tackles against Eastern New Mexico (Nov. 5) with a pair of tackles for loss on Senior Night ... Had 13 stops against both Incarnate Word (Oct. 8) and Tarleton State (Oct. 15), including a career-high 12 solo stops against the Cardinals and 10 against the Texans with 2.5 tackles for loss ... Finished with 12 tackles against Angelo State (Oct. 22) and 11 against Ouachita Baptist (Sept. 22) ... Posted 10 tackles, including five unassisted and one for loss against Midwestern State (Sept. 17) in Cowboys Stadium ... Had nine tackles against Texas A&M-Kingsville (Oct. 1) with a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown, the longest play in A&M-Commerce football history ... Notched a pair of tackles for loss along with eight stops in the season-opener at Upper Iowa (Sept. 3) ... A&M-Commerce's Bobby Fox Defensive Player of the Year.
2010: Redshirted the 2010 season due to an injury.
2009: Named Lone Star Conference North Division Linebacker of the Year and first team all-LSC North Division … Led the Lions with 111 tackles, including six-straight games of double digit tackles … Third on the team with 13.5 tackles for minus yardage … Recovered a fumble and returned it 25 yards for a touchdown against Northeastern State (Oct. 3) … Had 14 tackles, including two for minus yardage and blocked a kick against Southwest Oklahoma State (Nov. 5) … Tallied a team-best 12 tackles against Central Oklahoma (Sept. 26) … Had 10 tackles, including two for minus yardage, forced a fumble and broke up a pass against Southeastern Oklahoma (Oct. 31) … Had 10 tackles including 1.5 for minus yardage against Eastern New Mexico (Sept. 19) … Recorded a team-best 15 tackles, including two for negative yardage against Southeastern Louisiana (Sept. 5) … Had 10 tackles, including a pass breakup against Angelo State (Aug. 29) … Ran back an interception 37 yards for a touchdown and had 13 tackles against Abilene Christian (Sept. 12) … Picked up 10 tackles against Northeastern State (Oct. 3) to lead the Lions … Posted a team-high 10 tackles, including 1.5 for minus two yards against East Central (Oct. 17) … Had seven tackles and a sack against Texas A&M-Kingsvile (Oct. 10).
2008: Fifth on the team with 34 tackles, including three sacks and five tackles for loss ... Registered a season-high eight tackles and forced a fumble at Texas A&M-Kingsville (Oct. 11) ... Recorded at least one tackle in eight games, and three of more in five games ... Picked off a pass against Eastern New Mexico (Sept. 20).
Prior to A&M-Commerce: Recorded 59 tackles, including five for minus yardage as a sophomore at Kilgore Junior College ... Earned honorable mention all-conference honors as a sophomore ... Played at Kilgore Junior College along with A.J. Billings ... Selected all-state as a senior at Palestine High School, where he played with Lions’ teammate Adorian Arthur.
Personal: Born August 28, 1988 ... Kinesiology major.
Whitfield's A&M-Commerce Career Highs
Tackles: 15, two times (last vs. Eastern New Mexico, Nov. 5, 2011)
Unassisted Tackles: 12, vs. Incarnate Word (Oct. 8, 2011)
Assisted Tackles: 9, vs. Angelo State (Oct. 22, 2011)
Tackles For Loss: 2.5, at Tarleton State (Oct. 15, 2011)
Sacks: 1, three times (last at Southeastern Oklahoma, Oct. 31, 2009)
Forced Fumbles: 1, at Texas A&M-Kingsville (Oct. 1, 2011)
Fumble Recoveries: 1, two times (last at Texas A&M-Kingsville, Oct. 1, 2011)
Pass Breakups: 1, two times (last vs. Eastern New Mexico, Nov. 5, 2011)
Interceptions: 1, three times (last vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville, Oct. 1, 2011)
Touchdowns: 1, three times (last vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville, Oct. 1, 2011)