Fozzy Whittaker

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Fozzy Whittaker
No. 43 Carolina Panthers
Position: Running back / Kickoff returner
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-02-02) February 2, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Houston, Texas
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
High school: Pearland (TX)
College: Texas
Undrafted: 2012
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 4, 2015
Rushing yards: 229
Rushing average: 3.6
Rushing touchdowns: 1
Receptions: 30
Receiving yards: 242
Receiving touchdowns: 3
Stats at

Foswhitt Jer'ald "Fozzy" Whittaker (born February 2, 1989)[1] is an American football running back and kickoff returner for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He played college football at Texas.[2] He is from Pearland, Texas.

Professional career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

On December 18, 2012, Whittaker signed with the Arizona Cardinals to join their practice squad.[3]

On March 11, 2013, he was released by the Cardinals.[4]

San Diego Chargers[edit]

On March 12, 2013, Whittaker was claimed off waivers by the San Diego Chargers.

On September 28, 2013, he was released by the Chargers.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

On September 30, 2013, Whittaker was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns.[5]

On May 12, 2014, Whittaker was released by the Cleveland Browns. [6]

Carolina Panthers[edit]

On July 27, 2014, Whittaker was signed by the Carolina Panthers after an injury to Panthers rookie running back Tyler Gaffney that occurred the previous day. After a strong preseason showing, he made the initial 53-man roster, announced on August 30, 2014. On January 3, 2015 in the Wild Card round of the playoffs, Whittaker scored a crucial 39-yard, go-ahead touchdown in the 3rd quarter against the Arizona Cardinals, helping the Panthers to a 27-16 victory which enabled them to advance to the divisional round of the playoffs.


  1. ^ "Foswhitt Whittaker". Sports illustrated. Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  2. ^ George, Brandon (September 10, 2008). "Texas Longhorns' Foswhitt Whittaker sparkles in debut". The Dallas Morning News (Dallas, Texas). Retrieved 10 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Cardinals sign RB Whittaker to practice squad". Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  4. ^ Urban, Darren (March 11, 2013). "Beanie Wells Released". Retrieved 2013-03-11. 
  5. ^ Associated Press (September 30, 2013). "Browns waive RB Montario Hardesty, former 2nd-round pick plagued by injuries as pro". Fox News Channel. Retrieved October 2, 2013. 
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