Alvis Whitted

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Alvis Whitted
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Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-09-04) September 4, 1974 (age 40)
Place of birth: Durham, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
College: North Carolina State
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 7 / Pick: 192
Debuted in 1998 for the Jacksonville Jaguars
Last played in 2006 for the Oakland Raiders
Career history
*Offseason member only
Career NFL statistics
Receptions 74
Receiving Yards 1,030
Total Touchdowns 7
Stats at NFL.com

Alvis James Whitted (born September 4, 1974) is a former American football player, who now coaches wide receivers for the Colorado State Rams.

Early years[edit]

Whitted played two years as a wide receiver at Orange High School in Hillsborough, North Carolina and was also a standout in track and field and was state champion as a senior in the 100 and 200 meters.

College career[edit]

Whitted played his college football at North Carolina State University. He played as a wide receiver.

Track and field[edit]

Whitted was also a standout in track and field and was state champion as a senior in the 100 and 200 meters. He recorded personal bests of 10.02 seconds in the 100 meters and 20.03 seconds in the 200 meters.

He participated in the 1996 U.S. Olympic Trials, where he finished sixth place in the 200 Meters, with a time of 20.29 seconds, running against Michael Johnson and Carl Lewis.

Personal bests[edit]

Event Time (seconds) Venue Date
100 meters 10.02 Chapel Hill, North Carolina April 20, 1996
200 meters 20.03 Chapel Hill, North Carolina April 20, 1996
400 meters 45.88 Raleigh, North Carolina March 24, 1995

Professional career[edit]

Whitted was drafted in the seventh round of the 1998 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he played until he was picked up by the Atlanta Falcons in 2002.

He was released by the Falcons but signed with the Raiders shortly after and played special teams during the 2002 NFL season and the team's Super Bowl XXXVII loss. He played as a wide receiver and on special teams from 2003 onwards.

In the 2006 season, Whitted won a starting job at receiver for the Raiders.

Whitted was released by the Raiders on September 1, 2007.

Whitted spent the 2011 season on Rick Neuheisel's staff at UCLA, as offensive quality-control assistant.

At UCLA, Whitted worked with wide receivers and special teams, and helped prepare the offense for games by heading the defensive scout team.

On January 25, 2012, Whitted was named wide receivers coach at Appalachian State University, working with high school teammate and offensive coordinator Scott Satterfield.

On February 6, 2012, Whitted was named wide receivers coach at Colorado State University.