C. L. Whittington

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C. L. Whittington
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1952-08-01) August 1, 1952 (age 64)
Beaumont, Texas
Playing career
1970–1973 Prairie View A&M
1974–1976 Houston Oilers
1978 Houston Oilers
Position(s) Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1995–1996 Frankfurt Galaxy (DL)
2003 Prairie View A&M
Head coaching record
Overall 1–10

Columbus Lorenzo "C. L." Whittington (born August 1, 1952) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Prairie View A&M University for one season in 2003, compiling a record of 1–10. Whittington played college football at Prairie View A&M from 1970 to 1973 and then with the Houston Oilers of the National Football League. He is currently the wide receiver coach at Hallsville High School.

Playing career[edit]

Whittington played for Prairie View from 1970 to 1973, under head coach each year of his college career: Alexander Durley in 1970, Jim Hillyer in 1971, Theophilus Danzy in 1972, and Cornelius Cooper in 1973. He later played for the Houston Oilers in the NFL[1] as a defensive back from 1974 to 1978, playing in no less than 12 games each season.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Prairie View A&M[edit]

Whittington was the 22nd head football coach at Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas and he held that position for the 2003 season. His record at Prairie View was 1–10.[3][4]


  1. ^ USA Today Sports, Whittington introduced as new Prairie View football coach
  2. ^ Database Football NFL Statistics, C. L Whittington
  3. ^ Prairie View A&M University coaching records Archived January 7, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Prairie View Agricultural & Mechanical University Directory". The Sports Network. Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. 

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