Week 0: DNP
HISTORY — from college profile
A fifth-year wide receiver who has played in 27 games with 17 starts ... a 2022 honorable mention All-Big 12 selection by the league’s coaches ... converted from running back after the 2019 season ... made his debut versus Louisiana Tech in 2019 ... enrolled at Texas in January 2019 ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team in 2020 and 2021 ... named to the Academic All-Big 12 Second Team in 2022 ... a four-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (spring 2019, fall 2019, spring 2020, spring 2022) ... was an All-American and multi-year all-state honoree and District MVP in high school.
Named honorable mention All-Big 12 by the league’s coaches … played in 13 games and with 12 starts ... caught 50 passes for 652 yards and one touchdown ... hauled in three passes for 26 yards and returned one kickoff for 18 yards against ULM … had a season-high seven receptions for 64 yards versus Alabama … made four receptions for 56 yards against UTSA …caught four passes for 53 yards at Texas Tech … tallied three receptions for 58 yards against West Virginia … tallied a season-high 97 yards on five receptions in a victory over Oklahoma in the Red River Showdown … caught two passes for 27 yards with a 22-yard touchdown reception versus Iowa State … had a 22-yard reception at Oklahoma State and caught two passes for 22 yards at Kansas State … tallied six receptions for 78 yards versus TCU … caught six passes for 56 yards at Kansas … hauled in a pair of passes for 48 yards against Baylor ... had five receptions for 44 yards in the Alamo Bowl against Washington.
Played in eight games and with three starts ... caught 26 passes for 377 yards and three touchdowns … established career highs with seven receptions and 113 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown reception … four of his seven receptions came on third down … with the four receptions on third down he had 83 yards (20.8 ypc) …54 of his 113 receiving yards occurred after the catch … had five receptions for 32 yards at Arkansas … caught five passes for 93 yards and a touchdown versus Texas Tech … hauled in three passes for 79 yards and a score at TCU … had three receptions for 35 yards and one rush for eight yards before having to leave the game due to injury against Oklahoma in the Red River Showdown … missed the next four games due to injury … made a return appearance at West Virginia … caught two passes for 18 yards against Kansas State.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2020)
Played in five games and made two starts ... started the season opener versus UTEP and the AT&T Red River Showdown versus Oklahoma ... caught 21 passes for 206 yards and rushed three times for 50 yards and one touchdown ... made two catches for 45 yards and carried the ball once for 15 yards against UTEP ... missed UT’s next two games due to injury ... returned to the starting lineup versus Oklahoma ... caught a career-high 10 passes for 65 yards against the Sooners ... missed the next three games due to injury ... logged three catches for 26 yards versus No. 13 Iowa State ... caught three passes for 35 yards in the regular season finale at Kansas State ... also scored a 15-yard rushing touchdown, his first collegiate touchdown ... caught three passes for 35 yards and logged a 20-yard carry in the Valero Alamo Bowl versus Colorado.
Redshirted ... played in the season opener against Louisiana Tech ... missed the remainder of the season re-aggravated groin injury from high school ... caught two passes for 17 yards out of the backfield in his debut against Louisiana Tech.
Earned all-state honors as a wide receiver, defensive back, kick returner, all-purpose player and in academics in his time at Cuero ... selected to the 2019 All-American Bowl ... ranked No. 35 nationally, No. 6 in Texas and No. 4 as an athlete by Rivals ... No. 134 nationally, No. 22 in Texas and No. 20 at wide receiver according to 247Sports ... rated No. 39 on the ESPN300, No. 8 in Texas, No. 9 in the region and No. 2 at wide receiver by ESPN ... listed at No. 6 on the Austin American-Statesman’s Fab 55 ... posted over 3,000 receiving yards, 5,400 all-purpose yards and 60 total touchdowns over his last three seasons ... also attempted 12 passes and completed them all with one touchdown ... named utility player on the 2018 first-team “Tops in Texas” and to the Super Team as a receiver by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football ... selected second-team 4A All-State as a defensive back by the Associated Press in 2018 ... received honorable mention 4A Academic All-State honors ... missed the first four games in 2018 with an injury, which led to the team’s lowest points-scored games of the season ... totaled 59 rushes for 846 yards and 14 touchdowns, 49 receptions for 948 yards (19.3 ypc) and 13 touchdowns, two pass completions including a 70-yard touchdown on offense ... also added 60 tackles, five interceptions for 231 return yards and three touchdowns, seven punt returns for 99 yards (14.1 ypr) and a touchdown, two kickoff returns and four two-point conversions as a senior ... part of an offense that averaged 49.8 point per game and a defense that allowed 17.4 points per game ... posted four 100-yard receiving games, including 12 catches for 183 yards and two touchdowns against Wharton, and four receptions for 161 yards (40.3 ypr) and three touchdowns against Wimberley ... also had two interceptions returns for 65 yards and one touchdown, and 26 rushing yards for 252 all-purpose yards against Wimberley ... collected 11 tackles against Navarro ... rushed five times for 102 yards and three touchdowns against Navarro in the playoffs ... completed two passes for 87 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown, rushed seven times for 48 yards and one touchdown and caught five passes for 60 yards against Silsbee in the playoffs ... named both the Offensive and Defensive MVP of the 4A Division 2 state title game against Pleasant Grove ... set a Texas high school championship game record with 334 yards rushing on 28 carries (11.9 ypc), breaking the previous mark set by former Longhorn RB Jonathan Gray, while also breaking Eric Dickerson’s 4A record ... also tied the championship game record with five rushing touchdowns, while compiling 43 receiving yards with one touchdown and eight total tackles ... helped Cuero to a 15-1 overall record, including a 5-0 district mark and district title, and Cuero’s first state title in 31 years ... earned 2018 preseason second-team All-America honors from MaxPreps ... chosen third-team Super Team by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football entering 2018 ... selected to the 2017 Junior All-America Team by MaxPreps ... tabbed first-team 4A All-State as a wide receiver and honorable mention as a defensive back by the Texas Sports Writers Association in 2017 ... chosen second-team 4A All-State as a wide receiver and honorable mention as a defensive back by the Associated Press ... named MVP of District 15-4A Division 2 ... registered 1,457 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns on 73 catches (20.0 ypr), 227 rushing yards and five touchdowns on 34 carries (6.7 ypc) as a junior ... also pulled in five interceptions, three of which he returned for touchdowns to go along with 45 tackles and four tackles for loss ... returned 15 punts for 286 yards (19.1 ypr) and one touchdown ... part of an offense that averaged 54.1 points per game scored over 60 points six times and in four straight games, and part of a defense that allowed 12.6 points per game ... recorded 148 rushing yards and four touchdowns against Yoakum ... helped Cuero to a 12-1 overall record, including a 5-0 district mark and a district title, and an appearance in the 4A Division 2 quarterfinals in 2017 ... selected first-team 4A All-State as a kick returner and honorable mention as an all-purpose player by the Texas Sports Writers Association in 2016 ... chosen second-team 4A All-State as a defensive back and honorable mention as a wide receiver by the Associated Press ... named MVP of District 15-4A Division 2 ... accumulated 1,825 all-purpose yards (795 receiving/361 rushing/399 punt return/100 kick return/170 INT return) and 21 total touchdowns (12 receiving/4 rushing/2 punt return/1 kick return/2 INT return) as a sophomore ... also completed seven passes for 151 yards and one touchdown ... helped Cuero to a 13-1 overall record, including a 5-0 district mark and a district title, and an appearance in the 4A Division 2 quarterfinals in 2016 ... garnered first-team All-District 15-4A Division 2 honors as both a receiver and a defensive back in 2015 ... also played basketball in high school.
Son of Mary Hill and Quincey Whittington ... third youngest of 10 siblings ... older brother, Quincey, was a running back at SMU ... uncle, Arthur, played at SMU and won a Super Bowl with the Oakland Raiders.