Freedom Whitfield
Freedom  Whitfield


Fort Pierce, FL

High School:
Fort Pierce Central

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200


Public Safety Administration


Football Completes a Week of Spring Work

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


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...recorded three tackles in the UTSA victory...recorded a solo tackle at FIU...recorded a solo tackle, in his first start, and it was for a loss of a yard....part of a defensive line rotation in the Marshall game...credited with one tackle at UNT...tallied two tackles, including a tackle assist for a loss of two yards at Middle Tennessee...recorded a solo tackle in the season ending game versus ODU.

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


Game-by-Game Tackles
2012: 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: Miami (3-0=3); Rice (0-1=1); Auburn (2-0=2)
2014: Nebraska (0-1=1); Alabama (1-0=1); UTSA (1-2=3); FIU (1-0=1); Western Kentucky (1-0=1); North Texas (1-0=1); Middle Tennessee (1-1=2); Old Dominion (1-0=1)

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 3 3X
Tackles for a Loss: 1 Western Kentucky (10/18/14) at Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Sacks: N/A
Interceptions: 1-13 Western Kentucky (11/10/12)
Passes Defended: 1 2X

2014 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 3 UTSA (9/27/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 1 Western Kentucky (10/18/14) and Middle Tennessee (11/22/14)
Passes Defended: