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Christopher Whitney
Christopher  Whitney


Warminster, Pa.

High School:
St. Joseph's Prep

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225



Villanova: Possesses good leadership skills; Physical performer with a bright future; Slated as the backup entering the 2008 season.

2007: Played in six games, starting in five; In the six games he completed 59-of-100 (59%) for 616 yards to go with five touchdowns and three interceptions: Also had 100 yards rushing on 71 carries and two touch-downs; Replaced the injured Antwon Young against William & Mary and completed 1-of-1 for 25 yards and a touchdown to go with two carries for 10 yards; Made first career start at Massachusetts and completed 9-of-17 for 134 yards with one touchdown and one interception to go with 21 rushes for 48 yards and one touchdown; Completed 8-of-16 for 56 yards and one interception to go with 10 carries for 14 yards; Was 13-of-24 for 186 yards (2 TD/1 int) to go with 16 carries for 64 yards at Richmond; Completed 16-of-21 for 116 yards and one score and had 12 rushes for -11 yards at Towson; Was 12-of-21 for 99 yards and had 10 carries for -25 yards and one score versus Delaware.

St. Joseph's Prep: First team All-Catholic League offense; First team All-Catholic League defense; Catholic League Red Division MVP; Philadelphia Daily News first team offense; First team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania offense; First team All-State; Selected to All-American game as a defensive back in Orlando, Fla.; Tex Flannery Scholar Athlete Award; Team MVP; Four-year honor roll student; Senior stats include 1,629 yards passing and 16 touchdowns.

Personal: Born 11/01/88 in Abington, Pa.; One of three children of Margaret and the late Rich Whitney; Brother, Rich, was a walk-on free safety at Notre Dame.