2012:Was named second-team all-conference as a freshman... Ended the year with 60 tackles and a team-high three interceptions... Had 12 PBU's last season... Was one of only nine freshmen in the nation with three or more interceptions on the year... Had 12 PBUs on the season, which led the Sun Belt Conference and ranked 24th in the nation... Was the only freshman in the nation to average 1.25 passes defended in the nation... Notched seven tackles and two PBUs against WKU... Had six tackles and his third interception of the year against ULM... Had three tackles and two PBUs against South Alabama... Had a career-high 10 tackles against Arkansas State, the first double-figure tackle number of his career ... Had one PBU against MTSU along with four tackles... In the win over Louisiana-Lafayette, Whitfield had two PBUs and forced the game-winning fumble in the final minute to seal the win... Had seven tackles against FAU and a season-high three PBUs in the win... Had five tackles and one PBU against Troy... Had an interception in each of the first two games of the season, and was one of only two freshman in the nation with two picks through the first two weeks of the season... Along with an interception against Texas Southern, Whitfield had one PBU and a tackle... In his first collegiate game against LSU, Whitfield had seven tackles and an interception.
2011: Was a redshirt Moved from running back to defensive back prior to the 2012 season.
High School/Personal: Rushed for 23 touchdowns and over 1,100 yards his senior season at Sherman High School ... Was a 13-4A first-team all-district selection in consecutive seasons as a junior and a season ... Was named to the All-Texomaland football team in 2010 and 2009 by the Sherman Herald Democrat ... As a junior, Whitfield had over 1,200 yards rushing and 14 touchdowns ... Was timed in the 40-yard dash at 4.49 ... Was a multi-sport star, qualifying for regionals in track twice and was named the Sherman HS Sprinter of the Year in 2010 ... Born on April 6, 1993....Son of Jerry and Victoria Whitfield.