Alvis Whitted

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Alvis Whitted
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Whitted with the Oakland Raiders
Green Bay Packers
Position:Wide receivers coach
Personal information
Born: (1974-09-04) September 4, 1974 (age 44)
Durham, North Carolina
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school:Orange
(Hillsborough, North Carolina)
College:North Carolina State
NFL Draft:1998 / Round: 7 / Pick: 192
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:74
Receiving yards:1,030
Touchdowns:6
Rushing attempts:14
Rushing yards:118
Fumbles:1
Kickoff returns / Yards:21 / 388
Kickoff return touchdowns:1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Alvis James Whitted (born September 4, 1974) is a former American football wide receiver, currently the wide receivers coach for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL).

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. He totaled 27 receptions for 299 yards on the year with no touchdowns. Whitted was released by the Raiders on September 1, 2007.

Coaching career[edit]

UCLA Bruins[edit]

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.

Colorado State Rams[edit]

On February 6, 2012, Whitted was named wide receivers coach at Colorado State University. While at Colorado State, he helped mold Rashard Higgins and Michael Gallup into Biletnikoff Award finalist receivers.

Green Bay Packers[edit]

On January 30, 2019, Whitted became the wide receivers coach for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Packers name Whitted wide receivers coach". www.packers.com. Retrieved 2019-01-30.