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Fozzy Whittaker
RB #43
Height:
5-10
Weight:
205
Age:
26
College:
Texas
Hometown:
Pearland, Texas
Experience:
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 60 224 3.7 17 1 26 215 8.3 35 3 1 0
2014 CAR 10 1 32 145 4.5 17 1 5 60 12 26T 1 -- --
2013 CLE 11 2 28 79 2.8 11 0 21 155 7.4 35T 2 -- --
2013 SD 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1 0

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (7/27/14)...Waived by Cleveland (5/12/14)...Claimed off waivers by Cleveland (9/30/13)...Waived by San Diego (9/28/13)...Claimed off waivers by San Diego (3/12/13)...Waived by Arizona (3/11/13)...Signed as a free agent by Arizona (1/3/13)...Signed to practice squad by Arizona (12/18/12).

GP/GS
Career (24/3) [2/0]; 2014 (10/1) [2/0]; 2013 (14/2).

2014
Signed as a free agent during training camp by Carolina (7/27)...Played in 10 games with one start, did not play in one game and was inactive for five games...Rushed for 145 yards and one touchdown on 32 attempts, helping the Panthers finish seventh in the NFL in rushing...Posted five receptions for 60 yards and one touchdown...Averaged 23.8 yards on 11 kickoff returns for 262 yards with a long of 46 yards...Logged two special teams tackles...Inactive with a thigh injury versus Pittsburgh (9/21) and at Baltimore (9/28) and did not play because of the injury versus Chicago (10/5)...Started in place of an injured DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart at Cincinnati (10/12) but re-injured thigh and was inactive at Green Bay (10/19), versus Seattle (10/26) and versus New Orleans (10/30)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Wild Card versus Arizona (1/3) and NFC Divisional Playoff at Seattle (1/10)...Carried twice for five yards...Notched one catch for a 39-yard touchdown...Had three kickoff returns for 62 yards with a long of 23 yards...At Cincinnati (10/12): Scored first career rushing touchdown on a four-yard run among a career-high nine carries for 25 yards...At Philadelphia (11/10): Produced a career-long 17-yard run...At New Orleans (12/7): Caught a screen pass and turned it into a 26-yard touchdown...Vs. Cleveland (12/21): Returned a kickoff 31 yards to put Panthers in position for game-winning touchdown drive...At Atlanta (12/28): Gained a career-high 41 yards on seven attempts...NFC Wild Card vs. Arizona (1/3): Took a swing pass, cut across the middle of the field and burst down the sideline to the end zone for a 39-yard touchdown.

2013
Played in 14 games with two starts and was inactive for one game for San Diego and Cleveland...Totaled 79 yards on 28 carries and 21 receptions for 155 yards and two touchdowns - all with Cleveland...Combined to average 22.0 yards on 29 kickoff returns for 638 yards with a long of 56 yards...Played in the Chargers' first three games and returned six kickoffs for 156 yards before being waived (9/28)...Claimed off waivers by the Browns (9/30)...Played in 11 games with two starts and was inactive for one game...Led the team with a 21.0-yard kickoff return average on 23 returns for 482 yards...At Kansas City (10/27): Scored first career touchdown on a 17-yard reception from quarterback Jason Campbell...Vs. Baltimore (11/3): Made first NFL start, lining up at wide receiver...Vs. Pittsburgh (11/24): Started at running back...At Pittsburgh (12/29): Hauled in a career-long 35-yard catch for a touchdown.

2012
Spent the last two games on Arizona's practice squad.

COLLEGE
Played in 38 games at Texas...Produced 1,233 yards and 12 touchdowns on 263 attempts...Recorded 73 catches for 464 yards and one touchdown...Averaged 42.4 yards on 10 kickoff returns for 424 yards and two touchdowns, which tied for the most in school history...2011 (Sr.): First-team All-Big 12 Conference choice as a return specialist...Played in nine games...Led the Longhorns with 955 all-purpose yards and nine total touchdowns...Notched 386 yards and six touchdowns on 66 carries...Posted 16 receptions for 145 yards and one touchdown...Returned 10 kickoffs for 424 yards and two touchdowns...Set school single-game records with 252 kickoff return yards, a 42.0-yard kickoff return average and 100-yard kickoff return against Oklahoma State...Suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his right knee against Missouri and missed the last four games...2010 (Jr.): Played in 11 games...Gained 351 yards with two touchdowns on 80 attempts...Registered 34 catches for 217 yards...2009 (So.): Played in 11 games...Logged 53 carries for 212 yards and four touchdowns...Had 13 receptions for 51 yards...2008 (Fr.): Played in seven games...Rushed for 284 yards on 64 attempts...Caught 10 passes for 51 yards...2007: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL
Attended Pearland (Texas) HS...Graduated from Texas with a degree in corporate communication.
TRANSACTIONS
Signed as a free agent by Carolina (7/27/14)...Waived by Cleveland (5/12/14)...Claimed off waivers by Cleveland (9/30/13)...Waived by San Diego (9/28/13)...Claimed off waivers by San Diego (3/12/13)...Waived by Arizona (3/11/13)...Signed as a free agent by Arizona (1/3/13)...Signed to practice squad by Arizona (12/18/12).

GP/GS
Career (24/3) [2/0]; 2014 (10/1) [2/0]; 2013 (14/2).

2014
Signed as a free agent during training camp by Carolina (7/27)...Played in 10 games with one start, did not play in one game and was inactive for five games...Rushed for 145 yards and one touchdown on 32 attempts, helping the Panthers finish seventh in the NFL in rushing...Posted five receptions for 60 yards and one touchdown...Averaged 23.8 yards on 11 kickoff returns for 262 yards with a long of 46 yards...Logged two special teams tackles...Inactive with a thigh injury versus Pittsburgh (9/21) and at Baltimore (9/28) and did not play because of the injury versus Chicago (10/5)...Started in place of an injured DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart at Cincinnati (10/12) but re-injured thigh and was inactive at Green Bay (10/19), versus Seattle (10/26) and versus New Orleans (10/30)...POSTSEASON: Played in NFC Wild Card versus Arizona (1/3) and NFC Divisional Playoff at Seattle (1/10)...Carried twice for five yards...Notched one catch for a 39-yard touchdown...Had three kickoff returns for 62 yards with a long of 23 yards...At Cincinnati (10/12): Scored first career rushing touchdown on a four-yard run among a career-high nine carries for 25 yards...At Philadelphia (11/10): Produced a career-long 17-yard run...At New Orleans (12/7): Caught a screen pass and turned it into a 26-yard touchdown...Vs. Cleveland (12/21): Returned a kickoff 31 yards to put Panthers in position for game-winning touchdown drive...At Atlanta (12/28): Gained a career-high 41 yards on seven attempts...NFC Wild Card vs. Arizona (1/3): Took a swing pass, cut across the middle of the field and burst down the sideline to the end zone for a 39-yard touchdown.

2013
Played in 14 games with two starts and was inactive for one game for San Diego and Cleveland...Totaled 79 yards on 28 carries and 21 receptions for 155 yards and two touchdowns - all with Cleveland...Combined to average 22.0 yards on 29 kickoff returns for 638 yards with a long of 56 yards...Played in the Chargers' first three games and returned six kickoffs for 156 yards before being waived (9/28)...Claimed off waivers by the Browns (9/30)...Played in 11 games with two starts and was inactive for one game...Led the team with a 21.0-yard kickoff return average on 23 returns for 482 yards...At Kansas City (10/27): Scored first career touchdown on a 17-yard reception from quarterback Jason Campbell...Vs. Baltimore (11/3): Made first NFL start, lining up at wide receiver...Vs. Pittsburgh (11/24): Started at running back...At Pittsburgh (12/29): Hauled in a career-long 35-yard catch for a touchdown.

2012
Spent the last two games on Arizona's practice squad.

COLLEGE
Played in 38 games at Texas...Produced 1,233 yards and 12 touchdowns on 263 attempts...Recorded 73 catches for 464 yards and one touchdown...Averaged 42.4 yards on 10 kickoff returns for 424 yards and two touchdowns, which tied for the most in school history...2011 (Sr.): First-team All-Big 12 Conference choice as a return specialist...Played in nine games...Led the Longhorns with 955 all-purpose yards and nine total touchdowns...Notched 386 yards and six touchdowns on 66 carries...Posted 16 receptions for 145 yards and one touchdown...Returned 10 kickoffs for 424 yards and two touchdowns...Set school single-game records with 252 kickoff return yards, a 42.0-yard kickoff return average and 100-yard kickoff return against Oklahoma State...Suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his right knee against Missouri and missed the last four games...2010 (Jr.): Played in 11 games...Gained 351 yards with two touchdowns on 80 attempts...Registered 34 catches for 217 yards...2009 (So.): Played in 11 games...Logged 53 carries for 212 yards and four touchdowns...Had 13 receptions for 51 yards...2008 (Fr.): Played in seven games...Rushed for 284 yards on 64 attempts...Caught 10 passes for 51 yards...2007: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL
Attended Pearland (Texas) HS...Graduated from Texas with a degree in corporate communication.