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Charlie Whitehurst
QB #12
Height:
6-5
Weight:
226
Age:
32
College:
Clemson
Hometown:
Green Bay, Wis.
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2014):

TDS
5
INT
2
YDS
764
RTG
93.2

Biography

 
PRO: The Titans signed unrestricted free agent signal caller Charlie Whitehurst early in the 2014 offseason to provide experience at the backup quarterback spot.  The 6-foot-5-inch, 226-pounder is well-versed in Coach Ken Whisenhunt’s offensive system, having served as the San Diego Chargers backup quarterback under his direction during the 2013 campaign.  The Clemson product arrives in Tennessee after six total seasons with the Chargers (2006-09, 2012-13) and two campaigns with the Seattle Seahawks (2010-11).
 
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    In his first eight seasons in the NFL, Whitehurst appeared in 13 games with four starts and completed 84 of 155 passes for 805 yards with three touchdowns and four interceptions.
•    Started the 2010 regular-season finale for Seattle and led Seahawks to NFC West-clinching 16-6 win by completing 22 of 36 passes for 192 yards and a touchdown.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•    Whitehurst’s dad, David, played quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1977-83 and the Kansas City Chiefs in 1984. When the Chargers played at Lambeau Field in 2007, the Packers were hosting the team’s annual alumni weekend and the entire Whitehurst family made the trip to Northern Wisconsin to take part in the festivities and watch the Chargers play.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•    The Duluth, Ga., native was originally selected by the San Diego Chargers in the third round (81st overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft.
•    Traded by the Chargers to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for a 2011 third-round draft pick, and the two teams switched second-round picks in the 2010 NFL Draft.
•    Signed by the Chargers as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2012.
•    Signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2014.

COLLEGE:  
•    At Clemson, amassed 25 career wins for second-most in school history, including eight fourth-quarter comeback wins.  His seven wins over top-25 teams tied school record and included three wins against Top-10 teams.  Graduated with 46 school records, including career passing yards, completions, touchdowns and 300-yard games.
•    Became the only quarterback in 103-game history of South Carolina-Clemson series to go 4-0 as starter.
•    As a senior (2005), was a second-team All-ACC selection after completing 229 of 340 passes for 2,483 yards with 11 touchdowns.  Completed 67.4 percent of his passes to set the Clemson record and rank fifth in the nation.  Ranked second in the ACC in total offense per game (228.1), third in passing yards per game (225.7) and fourth in passing efficiency (133.5).
•    As a junior (2004), connected on 177 of 349 passes for 2,067 yards with seven touchdowns.  Led the team to five wins in the last six games, including a win over South Carolina when he completed 15-28 passes for 151 yards.  Ranked sixth in the ACC in total offense per game (191.8).
•    As a sophomore (2003), completed 288 of 465 passes for 3,561 yards with 21 touchdowns.  Finished second in the ACC to Player of the Year Philip Rivers in passing yards per game (273.9) and fourth in pass efficiency (135.6).  Set the single-season school record with five games of at least 300 passing yards.  Led the Tigers to four-game winning streak to end the season and he completed 84 of 133 passes for 1,151 yards with eight touchdowns during the streak.
•    As a redshirt frehman (2002), appeared in nine games with five starts and completed 123 of 214 passes for 1,554 yards with 10 touchdowns.  Finished second in the ACC in pass efficiency (145.0) in ACC regular-season games.  Did not play in each of the first three games.
•    An honor roll student throughout his college career at Clemson, Whitehurst earned his degree in marketing in December 2004, a full year before his eligibility expired.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended Chattahoochee High School (Alpharetta, Ga) and lettered in football and baseball.
•    As a senior captain, passed for 888 yards and eight scores.  Played just six games due to a separated shoulder and broken thumb.
•    Chosen to Georgia’s top 50 and the Southern top 100 by Atlanta Constitution.
•    Passed for 1,708 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior.
•    Was a four-year letterman and starter in baseball as an outfielder and first baseman.
•    Whitehurst’s sister, Carrie, also went Clemson where she was a forward on the Tigers’ women’s basketball team.
•    Born Charles David Whitehurst II on Aug. 6, 1982 in Green Bay, Wisc.
 
PRO: The Titans signed unrestricted free agent signal caller Charlie Whitehurst early in the 2014 offseason to provide experience at the backup quarterback spot.  The 6-foot-5-inch, 226-pounder is well-versed in Coach Ken Whisenhunt’s offensive system, having served as the San Diego Chargers backup quarterback under his direction during the 2013 campaign.  The Clemson product arrives in Tennessee after six total seasons with the Chargers (2006-09, 2012-13) and two campaigns with the Seattle Seahawks (2010-11).
 
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
•    In his first eight seasons in the NFL, Whitehurst appeared in 13 games with four starts and completed 84 of 155 passes for 805 yards with three touchdowns and four interceptions.
•    Started the 2010 regular-season finale for Seattle and led Seahawks to NFC West-clinching 16-6 win by completing 22 of 36 passes for 192 yards and a touchdown.

TITANS TIDBITS:  
•    Whitehurst’s dad, David, played quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1977-83 and the Kansas City Chiefs in 1984. When the Chargers played at Lambeau Field in 2007, the Packers were hosting the team’s annual alumni weekend and the entire Whitehurst family made the trip to Northern Wisconsin to take part in the festivities and watch the Chargers play.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
•    The Duluth, Ga., native was originally selected by the San Diego Chargers in the third round (81st overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft.
•    Traded by the Chargers to the Seattle Seahawks in exchange for a 2011 third-round draft pick, and the two teams switched second-round picks in the 2010 NFL Draft.
•    Signed by the Chargers as an unrestricted free agent on March 16, 2012.
•    Signed by the Titans as an unrestricted free agent on March 14, 2014.

COLLEGE:  
•    At Clemson, amassed 25 career wins for second-most in school history, including eight fourth-quarter comeback wins.  His seven wins over top-25 teams tied school record and included three wins against Top-10 teams.  Graduated with 46 school records, including career passing yards, completions, touchdowns and 300-yard games.
•    Became the only quarterback in 103-game history of South Carolina-Clemson series to go 4-0 as starter.
•    As a senior (2005), was a second-team All-ACC selection after completing 229 of 340 passes for 2,483 yards with 11 touchdowns.  Completed 67.4 percent of his passes to set the Clemson record and rank fifth in the nation.  Ranked second in the ACC in total offense per game (228.1), third in passing yards per game (225.7) and fourth in passing efficiency (133.5).
•    As a junior (2004), connected on 177 of 349 passes for 2,067 yards with seven touchdowns.  Led the team to five wins in the last six games, including a win over South Carolina when he completed 15-28 passes for 151 yards.  Ranked sixth in the ACC in total offense per game (191.8).
•    As a sophomore (2003), completed 288 of 465 passes for 3,561 yards with 21 touchdowns.  Finished second in the ACC to Player of the Year Philip Rivers in passing yards per game (273.9) and fourth in pass efficiency (135.6).  Set the single-season school record with five games of at least 300 passing yards.  Led the Tigers to four-game winning streak to end the season and he completed 84 of 133 passes for 1,151 yards with eight touchdowns during the streak.
•    As a redshirt frehman (2002), appeared in nine games with five starts and completed 123 of 214 passes for 1,554 yards with 10 touchdowns.  Finished second in the ACC in pass efficiency (145.0) in ACC regular-season games.  Did not play in each of the first three games.
•    An honor roll student throughout his college career at Clemson, Whitehurst earned his degree in marketing in December 2004, a full year before his eligibility expired.

PERSONAL:  
•    Attended Chattahoochee High School (Alpharetta, Ga) and lettered in football and baseball.
•    As a senior captain, passed for 888 yards and eight scores.  Played just six games due to a separated shoulder and broken thumb.
•    Chosen to Georgia’s top 50 and the Southern top 100 by Atlanta Constitution.
•    Passed for 1,708 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior.
•    Was a four-year letterman and starter in baseball as an outfielder and first baseman.
•    Whitehurst’s sister, Carrie, also went Clemson where she was a forward on the Tigers’ women’s basketball team.
•    Born Charles David Whitehurst II on Aug. 6, 1982 in Green Bay, Wisc.
 
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesPassingRushingFumbles
GGSCompAttYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
TOTAL 143 253 1,569 6.2 8 6 22 101 75.7 43 114 2.7 2 6 1
2014 TEN 4 3 59 98 764 7.8 5 2 9 42 93.2 11 50 4.5 0 2 0
2013 SD 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6 -5 -0.8 0 -- --
2012 SD 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SEA 3 2 27 56 298 5.3 1 1 8 46 62.9 4 13 3.3 0 2 1
2010 SEA 6 2 57 99 507 5.1 2 3 5 13 65.5 20 43 2.2 1 2 0
2009 SD 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SD 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SD 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2 13 6.5 1 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultPassingRushingFumbles
CompAttPctYdsAvgTDIntSckSckYRateAttYdsAvgTDFUMLost
1 @KC W 26-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 DAL L 10-26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @CIN L 7-33 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @IND L 17-41 12 23 52.2 177 7.7 1 1 3 18 74 5 40 8 0 1 0
5 CLE L 28-29 13 21 61.9 194 9.2 2 0 2 11 123.9 2 -1 -0.5 0 -- --
6 JAC W 16-14 17 28 60.7 233 8.3 0 0 3 13 87.4 2 1 0.5 0 1 0
7 @WAS L 17-19 17 26 65.4 160 6.2 2 1 1 0 91.8 2 10 5 0 -- --

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