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Position
DB
 
Jersey
31
Name  Donte Whitner
Born  7/24/1985
Height  5-10
Weight  208
College  Ohio State
 
Notes:
Earned First-Team All-Big Ten honors in his first year as a regular starter in 2005...Played in 35 of a possible 37 games during his career, making 17 starts...Finished his career with 165 total tackles and five interceptions...Had 69 tackles in 2004, including 17 against Wisconsin...A big-hitter who does a good job of finishing tackles...Clocked at 4.37 in the 40...Can cover a lot of ground...Can likely play any defensive back position in the pros...Good at getting to the quarterback when he blitzes...Great instincts and a vocal leader on the field...Not a very big player...Only started for one season...Needs to polish one-on-one coverage skills if he is asked to play cornerback.

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