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  Jason Whittingham
Jason  Whittingham

Player Profile

Provo, Utah

High School:
Timpview HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 245





Position Breakdown and 2013 Football Preview Part 2 - Defense and Special Teams

Talent runs deep on 2013 roster


Football Spring Camp Enters Week 4

Scrimmage Saturday is open to the public.


Week 3: Spring Football Camp

First scrimmage is Friday at 4 p.m.


Football Travels to UCLA for Saturday Game

Game kicks off at noon PT on FOX.


Quotes from Kyle Whittingham's Weekly Press Conference


UCLA 17, No. 13 Utah 9

Check out the photo gallery from the Utah football game against UCLA.


Utah vs. USC - USATSI Gallery

Utah vs. USC - USATSI Gallery

UTAH: Has started at least part time since his sophomore season ... injuries have caused him to miss 12 games ... signed with the Utes in 2009 before leaving on an LDS church mission.

2015--Played in all 11 games at stud linebacker with four total starts, including a start at mac linebacker (USC) … 23 tackles with 6.0 TFL and 1.5 sacks … season-high nine tackles (2.5 TFL, 0.5 sack) with a pass breakup against USC … four tackles included a TFL at Fresno State … two tackles with a sack against Oregon.

2014--Missed eight games with injury ... played in five total games (the first two and the last three) with four starts ... finished with 20 tackles (1.0 TFL) and a pass breakup ... season-high six tackles against Idaho State ... five tackles and a pass breakup against Colorado.

2013--Honorable mention All-Pac-12 ... played and started in 10 games ... despite missing the first two games with injury, he finished second on the team in total tackles (81) and tackles per game (8.1) ... sixth in the Pac-12 in tackles per game (8.1) ... 5.0 TFL (1.0 sack) ... four double-figure tackle games ... four pass breakups ... one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... career-high 14 tackles against Arizona State included 2.5 TFL and a sack ... six tackles, a forced fumble, fumble recovery and two pass breakups against Washington State ... honorable mention Academic All-Pac-12.

2012--Played in nine games with six starts at middle linebacker ... missed the BYU and Arizona State games with a knee injury ... finished with 35 tackles, 2.5 TFL and one sack ... two forced fumbles ... season-high eight tackles against Washington included an assisted TFL ... six tackles and a forced fumble against Colorado ... three tackles, one sack and a pass breakup vs. Washington State ... five tackles included a TFL against Arizona ... forced a fumble against Cal.


HIGH SCHOOL: All-state and all-valley in 2008 at Timpview HS ... lettered two years in football and two years in baseball ... Timpview High (Utah) won three state championships (2006, '07, '08) ... honor roll all four years.

PERSONAL: Son of Cary and Lynita Whittingham ... father played for BYU and the L.A. Rams (1987) ... mother also attended BYU ... has a twin brother Trevor ... wife Kim ... nephew of Utah head coach Kyle Whittingham ... cousin Alex is a sophomore linebacker for the Utes ... served a church mission in Columbia, S.C. ... enjoys water sports and snowboarding ... exercise and sport science major will receive his bachelor's degree in December ... full name is Jason Romney Whittingham ... born Oct. 30, 1990.

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