Lucky Whitehead
Lucky Whitehead


Manassas, VA

High School:

Last College:
Dean College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 163


Public Safety Administration


Rankovic and Whitehead Recognized as FAU Players of the Week

Kristina Rankovic led the FAU offense over the weekend after posting 23 kills


Johnson Sets Record in 45-38 Comeback Win Versus WKU

Owls earned 619 yards of offense


Football Loses Shula Bowl 38-10

Owls will return to action at home Oct. 18 vs. Western Kentucky


Football Loses Shula Bowl 38-10

Owls will return to action at home Oct. 18 vs. Western Kentucky


Football Wins Conference USA Opener With Last-Minute Score

Owls take on FIU on Thursday


FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

FAU Football 2014 Spring Practice

Photo Gallery

2014: Starting slot receiver in the season opener at No. 22 Nebraska...led the team with five catches for 40 yards, including a 20-yard score...had one carry for a loss of -3...led the team's return game with three kick returns for a total of 105 yards, including a 44-yard return...had his second-consecutive team leading performance with six receptions for a total of 42 yards...tallied eight yards on the ground in three carries...had four added up to kick returns that added up to 86 yards...game three saw Whitehead show his versatility with five receptions for a total of 38 yards, two puntreturns for 71 yards and four carries for 48 yards, including a career long 47 yarde...earned special teams player of the week honors after Tulsa...had a great Wyoming game with 200 all-purpose yards...his day included three punt returns for 91 yards and a long of 65...added five receptios for 28 yards and three carries for 24 yards...also had two kick returns for a total of 57 yards...his longest was for 32 yards...led the Owls with seven receptions in the UTSA contest, one for a late game herioc score...recorded 79 receiving yards in the game with a long of 36 yards...added two carries for a total of 0 net yards...tallied two punt returns equaling four yards...his three kick returns were for a total of 86 yards...led the Owls with eight receptions for 84 yards versus FIU...added a rush for three yards a punt return for 21 and three kick returns for a total of 65 yards...credited with 173 all-purpose yards in the contest.

2013: Joined the team in January...had first career touchdown reception against Middle Tennessee and had his first multiple touchdown game with two against New Mexico State, one rushing and one receiving...longest reception of the season was 64 yards for a touchdown against NMSU and was named FAU Student Athlete of the Week for his performance in that game...had one start in the season opener against Miami and 10 game appearances...had a total of 284 all-purpose yards on the season.

Dean College: Played for Dean College where he earned first team All-American honors as well as first team All-Conference recognition at both wide receiver and return specialist...recognized as the team's special team player of the year as a senior.

High School: Played for Steve Schultz at Osbourn High School where he earned first team All-Conference honors as a wide receiver and defensive back.

Personal: Majoring in public safety administration...son of Karen Morris and Rodney Whitehead...career goals include creating a program to keep children out of trouble.

Career State


2013 Season: Miami (Rec: 1-18, KR: 2-34); Middle Tennessee (Rec: 1-21 1 TD); Rice (Rec: 3-27, R: 1-9); UAB (Rec: 1-28, R: 1-3); Southern Miss (Rec: 1- -2, KR: 1-24, PR: 1-1); New Mexico State (1-64 1 TD, R: 2-23 1 TD); FIU (1-34)
2014 Season: Nebraska (Rec: 5-40 1 TD, R: 1- -3, KR: 3-105); Alabama (Rec: 6-42, R: 3-8, KR: 4-86); Tulsa (Rec: 5-38, R: 4-48, PR: 2-71); Wyoming (Rec: 5-28, R: 3-24, PR: 3-91, KR: 2-57; UTSA (Rec: 7-79, 1 TD, R: 2-0, PR: 2-4, KR: 3-86); FIU (Rec: 8-84, R: 1-3, KR: 3-65, PR: 1-21); Western Kentucky; Marshall; UAB; North Texas; Middle Tennessee; Old Dominion

Career Game Highs
Receptions: 8 @FIU (10/2/14)
Receiving Yards: 84 @FIU (10/2/14)
Touchdowns: 1 4X
Longest Reception: 64 New Mexico State (11/23/13)
Carries: 4 Tulsa (9/13/14)
Longest Rush: 47 yards Tulsa (9/13/14)
Touchdowns: 1 2X
Kick Returns: 4 @Alabama (9/6/14)
Longest Kick Return: 64 yards UTSA (9/27/14)
Punt Returns: 3 at Wyoming (9/20/14)
Longest Punt Return: 91 yards at Wyoming (9/20/14)

2014 Season Game Highs
Receptions: 8 @FIU (10/2/14)
Receiving Yards: 84 @FIU (10/2/14)
Touchdowns: 1, 20 yards, @Nebraska (8/30/14) and UTSA (9/27/14)
Longest Reception: 31 yards @FIU (10/2/14)
Longest Rush: 47 Tulsa (9/13/14)
Kick Returns: 4 @Alabama (9/6//14)
Most Kick Return Yards: 105 (3) (8/30/14)
Longest Kick Return: 46 UTSA (9/27/14)
Punt Returns:3 at Wyoming (9/20/14)
Longest Punt Return:65 at Wyoming (9/20/14)