Lindsey Witten

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Lindsey Witten
Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-04-28) April 28, 1988 (age 29)
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Glenville High School
Cleveland, Ohio
College: Connecticut
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Career Arena statistics as of 2012
Tackles: 3
Player stats at

Lindsey Rashaun Witten (born April 28, 1988) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He was cut at the end of camp and signed by the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League. He played college football at the University of Connecticut

High school career[edit]

Witten was an All-State honorable mention pick from Ohio who made 98 tackles and had 22 sacks in his senior year. High school is one of the top programs in the state of Ohio as the Tarblooders had 15 Division I signees in Witten's senior class. Glenville advanced to the 2004 state Division 1 semifinals.[1]

College career[edit]

Witten played his career at the University of Connecticut Witten was a First Team All-Big East selection in 2009. He was considered one of the top defensive end prospects available for the 2010 NFL Draft.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Witten went undrafted in the 2010 NFL Draft. The Pittsburgh Steelers signed him as a free agent after the draft.[3] Witten was released by the Steelers during July 2010 training camp.

Hartford Colonials[edit]

The Hartford Colonials signed Witten as a free agent on August 5, 2010. Witten never played a down for Hartford.[4]

Calgary Stampeders[edit]

The Calgary Stampeders signed Witten as a free agent on May 16, 2011.

United States Navy[edit]

Currently serving in United States Navy, as 3rd Class Petty Officer. Rated Aviation Administrationman.

Personal life[edit]

He is the younger brother of current Washington Redskins safety, Donte Whitner.[5]


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  3. ^ Conner, Desmond (April 27, 2010). "Dixon, Witten, Cullen, Hicks, Ryan Head To NFL Camps". The Hartford Courant. Retrieved April 27, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 1, 2010. Retrieved 2010-08-05. 
  5. ^ "Lindsey Witten". Pittsburgh Steelers. Retrieved May 25, 2010. 

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