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Freedom Whitfield
Freedom Whitfield

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fort Pierce, FL

High School:
Fort Pierce Central

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Position:
LB

Major:
Public Safety Administration


03/19/2014

Football Completes a Week of Spring Work

REDBLUE 2014 Spring Game, 1 p.m., Saturday, April 5

11/10/2012

FAU Football Picks Up Big SBC Road Win, Downing Western Kentucky, 37-28

Defense forces four turnovers in the victory

Freedom Whitfield Photo Gallery

2014: Recorded an assist in the season opener at No. 22 Nebraska...recorded a solo tackle at No. 2 Alabama...saw action versus Tulsa in the season home opener.

2013:
Had a career and season high three tackles in the season opener against Miami...had six total tackles on the season, five solo...played in eight games primarily on special teams...season was cut short due to injury.

2012: Saw action in every game as a true freshman, primarily on special teams...first collegiate tackle was a solo at Middle Tennessee...recorded unassisted tackles at Alabama and three total tackles at Troy, including a season high two assists...grabbed an interception and returned it for 13 yards at Western Kentucky...recorded a hurry the following game versus FIU...completed his first campaign with 12 tackles and a strong spring season.

High School: Played for Josh Shaffer at Fort Pierce Central High School... recorded five interceptions including four for touchdowns, 109 tackles including two sacks...earned first-team All-Area and second team All-State Honors ...participated in the Outback Bowl... three-sport athlete (football, wrestling and track)...member of the honor roll.

Personal: Majoring in public safety administration...son of Anita Whitfield.

Career Statistics

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Game-by-Game Tackles
2012 Season: Middle Tennessee (1-0=1); Alabama (2-0=2); North Texas (0-1=1); ULM (1-0=1); Troy (1-2=3); Western Kentucky (1-1=2, INT: 1-13); FIU (2-0=2)
2013 Season: Miami (3-0=3); Rice (0-1=1); Auburn (2-0=2)
2014 Season: Nebraska; Alabama; Tulsa; Wyoming; UTSA; FIU; Western Kentucky; Marshall; UAB; North Texas; Middle Tennessee; Old Dominion

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 3 2X
Tackles for a Loss: N/A
Sacks: N/A
Interceptions: 1-13 Western Kentucky (11/10/12)
Passes Defended: 1 2X

2014 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 1 @Nebraska (8/30/14), @Alabama (9/6/14)
Tackles for a Loss:
Sacks:
Interceptions:
Passes Defended:

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