David Whittington - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#44 David Whittington Season 2006-07


Class Freshman
Height 6'2"
Weight 265
Hometown Lafayette, LA
High School St. Thomas More High School

Moved to defensive end prior to season… Played sparingly, seeing action in four games, including wins at Georgia and Duke… Did not earn defensive statistics.

Started at fullback in first collegiate career action at Wake Forest… For much of season, saw action as reserve blocking fullback and special teams contributor… Played in every game… Did not register a rushing attempt.

Redshirted… Named offensive scout team player of the week after Georgia game.

High School
Team captain… Three-year offensive starter… As sophomore, started at tight end, moving to fullback during junior season… Earned the Eraste Autin Fighting Heart Award for team[apos]s most inspirational player… Went went 27-11 during three-year varsity career… Three-time winner of Silver Cougar Award… MVP of 2003 track & field squad, specializing in shot put (51[apos]6′) and discus (157[apos]11′) in track & field… Competed in La. High School Powerlifting Championships, with school records of 310 pounds (power clean) and 1,130 pounds (total weight)…

David Henry Whittington… Son of Tommy and Janell Whittington… Born Sept. 20, 1985… Youngest of four siblings… Dad owns equipment rental business… Nominated for Wendy[apos]s High School Heisman Award… One of five I-A signees from senior class… Went to same school as 2003 Commodore RB Jason Bourque… Plans bass guitar and piano… Plans to major in Human and Organizational Development.