#11 Chandler Whittlesey
Chandler Whittlesey Image
Height: 5-7
Weight: 178
Class: SR
Position: QB
Major: Human Performance
Hometown: Columbus, Ga.
Previous School: Shaw High School

Fourth Year with the Bulldogs

As a Senior (2016):

  • Threw for 3 touchdowns in a game for the seventh time in his career against Cincinnati Christian (Ohio) on Aug. 27 2016.
  • Posted his fourth career 300-yard passing game with 319 yards against Campbellsville (Ky.) on Sept. 10, 2016.
  • Became the third player to amass 50 career touchdown passes on Sept. 10, 2016, at Campbellsville (Ky.).
  • Moved up to fourth on the all-time passing list on Sept. 10, 2016.
  • Named to the Mid-South Conference (MSC) East Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 12, 2016.

As a Junior (2015):

  • Named to the All-Mid-South Conference (MSC) East Second Team
  • Named to the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame All-Commonwealth Team
  • Appeared in 10 games
  • Completed 156-of-301 passes for 1,708 yards and 14 touchdowns with 9 interceptions
  • Rushed for 636 yards and 8 touchdowns on 126 carries, averaging 5.0 yards per carry
  • Became first player in program history to pass over 5,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in a career
  • Completed a season-high 28 passes for a season-high 314 yards against Faulkner (Ala.) on Nov. 14, 2015
  • Threw for a season-high 3 touchdowns against Pikeville (Ky.) on Oct. 31, 2015
  • Posted three (3) 100-yard rushing games - 138 against Cumberlands (Ky.) on Sept. 26, 2015, 121 versus Kentucky Christian on Oct. 24, 2015, and 123 against Bluefield (Va.) on Nov. 7, 2014
  • Ranked 20th in the NAIA in total offensive yards per game (234.4), 22nd in total offensive yards (2,344), 39th in total passing yards (1,708) and 41st in total passing yards per game (170.8)

As a Sophomore (2014):

  • Appeared in 9 games
  • Completed 134-of-252 passes for 2,009 yards and 16 touchdowns with 7 interceptions
  • Threw for a season-high 367 yards with 4 touchdown passes against Bluefield (Va.) on Oct. 18, 2014
  • Recorded a season-high 5 touchdowns against Cumberland (Tenn.) on Oct. 11, 2014
  • Threw for a 249 yards in the 28-27 win over Cumberlands (Ky.) on Sept. 20, 2014
  • Completed a 2-point conversion to Kevin Coney, which proved to be the game-winning points against Cumberlands (Ky.) on Sept. 20, 2014, in a 28-27 contest
  • Registered two 300-yard passing games - 330 against Cumberland (Tenn.) on Oct. 11, 2014, and 367 yards against Bluefield (Va.) on Oct. 18, 2014
  • Rushed for 411 yards and 7 touchdowns on 93 carries
  • Became first quarterback to rush for over 101 yards in 11 years when he ran for 101 yards against Bluefield (Va.) on Oct. 18, 2014
  • Ranked 10th in the NAIA in total yards per game (268.9), 17th in passing yards per game (223.2), 19th in pass efficiency (135.5), 23rd in total offensive yards (2,420) and 31st in total passing yards (2,009)

As a Freshman (2013):

  • Played in 11 games
  • Completed 91-of-182 passes for 1,363 yards and 14 TDs with 6 INTs
  • Had a long pass of 77 yards
  • Rushed for 430 yards on 100 carries with 2 TDs, averaged 4.3 yards per carry
  • Ran for a season-high 108 yards on 16 carries vs. Bluefield on Oct. 19, 2013, becoming first Bulldog quarterback to run for a 100 yards in a game since Matt Pursel rushed for 125 on Nov. 8, 2003, against Belhaven
  • Threw for a season-high 246 yards and 4 TDs against Pikeville on Nov. 16, 2013, on 19-of-31 passing
  • Went 1-for-1 on 2-point conversion pass attempts
  • Scored 12 points on the year


Totals:3420 4508552452.6%6127180.2785658
Defense GP GS Solo Ast Total Sack-Yds FR-Yds Int-Yds Blks Saf
Totals:3420404 - .00 - 00 - 000.0
Football Roster
Roster for 2016 Football Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Demonte Bell*FRLB6-0177Bowling Green, Ky. Greenwood High School
Tyrek Bradshaw*FRDB5-6153Danville, Ky.Danville High School
Curtis Brown*FR  
Mike Brown*FRFB5-8193Barbourville, Ky.Knox Central High School
Tristan Coffey*FRWR5-9174Danville, Ky.Danville High School
Christian Crawley*FRWR5-11159Harrodsburg, Ky.Mercer County High School
Jawan Dumphord*FRDL6-0194Paris, Ky.Paris High School
Jawayne Dumphord*FRDB5-11187Paris, Ky.Paris High School
Kristion Glover*FRWR  Columbia, S.C.Spring Valley High School
Gregory Heightchew*FRTE6-5204Smithfield, Ky.Henry County High School
Tyler Lawson*FRWR5-8139Knott County, Ky.Knott County High School
Antonio Long*FRDB5-8142Fairfax, Va.Fairfox High School
Timothy Long*FRDB5-5231Louisville, Ky.Fern Creek High School
Kameron Smith*FRDL6-2197Dothan, Ala.Northview High School
Michael Travis*FRFB5-8191Louisville, Ky.DeSales High School
Jakobi Turner*FRWR5-9158Danville, Ky.Danville High School
Jacob Watson*FRFB5-10196Henry County, Ky.Henry County High School
1Jalen AshbyJRWR5-9172Tallahassee, Fla.James S. Rickards High School
2Juwel LaguerreJRDB5-9145Homestead, Fla.Miami Sunset Senior High School
3Nate McCoySOWR6-0166Warsaw, Ky.Gallatin County High School
4Decorwyne DunnawaySRWR6-2193Louisville, Ky.Louisville Western High School
5Bradley ElkinsSOWR5-10180Pikeville, Ky.Pike County Central High School
6Seth NicholsSODB5-11190Simpsonville, S.C.Hillcrest High School
7Curtis YatesSRDB6-2193Lexington, Ky.Lafayette High School
8Alex BellJRQB6-1212Daytona Beach, Fla.College of San Francisco
9Kevin EichelbergerSOWR6-1169Greenville, S.C.Hillcrest High School
10Kendrick FurnessSOQB6-0195North Myrtle Beach, S.C.North Myrtle Beach High School
11Chandler WhittleseySRQB5-7178Columbus, Ga.Shaw High School
12Lance MortonSOQB6-1202Blaine, Tenn.Grainger High School
13Deyontre JordanFRWR6-2184Lakeland, Fla.Bartow High School
14Victor GarthFRQB5-10201Decatur, Ala.Austin High School
15Darian PattersonSOWR6-2174Taylors, S.C.Wade Hampton High School
16Zack MartinSRRB6-0254Dawsonville, Ga.Dawson County High School
17Tyreke StoneFRDB6-0170Dadeville, Ala.Dadeville, High School
18Byron AsherFRTE6-3219Pineville, Ky. Pineville High School
19Tyler ToombsSOWR6-0156Stone Mountain, Ga.Tucker High School
20Ramses HernandezFRRB5-9185Los Angeles, Calif.Fairfox High School
21Izayah RiettieFRRB5-10183Lakeland, Fla.Kathleen High School
22Aron HawkinsSODB5-7133Danville, Ky.Danville High School
23Kenneth Cauley Jr.JRDB5-11173Marion, Ark.Marion High School
24Jackson TiptonSODB5-10167Greer, S.C.Greer High School
25Timius LoweFRRB5-10200Decatur, Ala.Austin High School
26Buddy HarrisonJRLB5-8173Berea, Ky.Madison Southern High School
28Wil StonecypherSRLB5-11203Cleveland, Ga.White County High School
29Ryan ColemanJRLB5-10219Dacula, Ga.Buford High School
30Jake AverhartJRLB6-2223Corner, Ala.Corner High School
31Desmond LeakSODB5-9188Rock Hill, S.C.Northwestern High School
32Dallas BaxterSOLB5-9204Dothan, Ala.Dothan High School
33Justin GardnerFRFB5-5205Louisville, Ky.DeSales High School
34Jerrin GilmoreSOLB5-11211Tallahassee, Fla.Lincoln County High School
35Anthony KelseySOLB5-11196Bowling Green, Ky.Warren Central High School
36Kevin BissonSODB5-6167Warsaw, Ky.Gallatin County High School
37Kasaun WallFRDB5-11195Dothan, Ala.Dothan High School
38Collin EnglandFRRB6-2243Union, Ky.Larry A. Ryle High School
39Quentin RayFRDB6-4178AlabamaLafayette High School
42Josh RockerJRDL 6-3202Waynesville, Mo.Iowa Central College
43Tyler WrightSOLB6-3212Greer, S.C.Greer High School
44Toby NguyenJRRB5-11220Williamsburg, Ky.Cumberlands (Ky.)
45Kenneth SmithFRDB6-2197Spartanburg, S.C.Spartanburg High School
46Dylan PrattFRDB5-7174Middlesboro, Ky.Middlesboro High School
47Kenyon HoustonFRDB5-8162Atlanta, Ga.Langston Hughes High School
48Triquece WareFRDB6-1163Gainesville, Ga.Easthall High School
49Jacob RocheJRFB5-11251Sautee, Ga.White County High School
50Justice BishopSODL6-2236Greensburg, Ky.Green County High School
51Jackson AverhartFRLB5-11216Dora, Ala.Corner High School
52DeShay AverhartSOLB6-1325Corner, Ala.Corner High School
53Jared HallFRDL5-10213Barbourville, Ky.Knox Central High School
54Xeric GriffinSODL5-11240Columbia, S.C.Lower Richland High School
55Tyler AldridgeFROL6-3283Hartford, Ky. Ohio County High School
56Truman SalyerFRDL6-5292Flat Gap, Ky.Johnson Central High School
58Harley GoinsJRDL6-2250McColl, S.C.Newberry College (S.C.)
59Tyson PatrickFRLB6-0242Mobile, Ala.Williamson High School
61Chandler LoveFROL6-4320Decatur, Ala.Austin High School
62Brian OliverFROL5-11255London, Ky.North Laurel High School
63Eli StamperFROL6-2280Frankfort, Ky.Western Hills High School
64Bailey MeadeFROL6-2276Lexington, Ky.East Jessamine High School
65Brandon CampbellFROL6-6267Hazard, Ky.Perry County Central High School
66Micalan KerbergSOOL5-10330Shepherdsville, Ky.Bullitt Central High School
67Bryant MeihausFRDL5-11208Florence, Ky.Ryle High School
70Kermit GibbsJROL6-2303Louisville, Ky.Fern Creek High School
71Luke CliftonFROL6-2280Bradenton, Fla.Manatee High School
72Jared HaleFROL6-3282London, Ky.South Laurel High School
74Jordan HornungFROL6-7320Kodak, Tenn.Sevier County High School
75Ryan BernhardSOOL6-4259Winchester, Ky.George Rogers Clark High School
76Jordan MasonSOOL5-9228Alexandria, Ky.Campbell County High School
77Serge VitaSRDL6-1247Pasadena, Calif.Pasadena City College (Calif.)
78Bryan BinfordFROL5-11331Rock Hill, S.C.South Pointe High School
79Mac BaileySODL6-1289Bowling Green, Ky.Greenwood High School
80Josh LakeSOWR6-2172Somerset, Ky.Somerset High School
81Brandon BlackleyFRWR6-0194Chesnee, S.C.Chesnee High School
82Nehemiah HuffakerFRDL6-4240Lynch, Ky.Harlan County High School
83Wyatt LaPradeFRTE6-4220Scituate, R.I.Scituate High School
84Nate BrockSOLS6-0186Stanford, Ky.Lincoln County High School
85Kayne WesthoffSOWR5-11145Independence, Ky.Boone County High School
86Alex SigmonSRK/P5-11270Bristol, Tenn.Tennessee High School
87Cody JohnsonJRTE6-4253Maple Rapids, Mich.Fulton High School
88J.J. NormoreFRWR6-6231Wichita, Kan.Wichita East High School
89Tucker SharpFRWR5-11177London, Ky.North Laurel High School
90Israel CaudillFRDL6-0277Crab Orchard, Ky.Lincoln County High School
91Chance AnsardiSODL6-1267Mount Vernon, Ky.Rockcastle County High School
92Josh HamptonFROL6-3334Corbin, Ky.Corbin High School
93Anthony HowardFR6-0249
94Chris KingFRDL5-11233Dothan, Ala.Northview High School
95Justavious RobinsonFRDL5-9267Alexander City, Ala.Benjamin Russell High School
96Derek BurgettFRK/P6-2200Somerset, Ky. Pulaski HIgh School
97Hunter HurstSODL6-1235Pineville, Ky.Bell County High School
98Alex AndersonFRDL6-1219Rock Hill, S.C.Northwestern High School
99Blake DunnSODL5-11319Bowling Green, Ky.Warren Central High School
* Redshirt
Andre Linn Image
Head Coach
16th season
John Gray Image
Defensive Coordinator
13th season
Offensive/Special Teams Coordinator
1st season
C.J. Hunnicutt Image
Defensive Line Coach
4th season
Tommy Sasser Image
Defensive Backs/Special Teams Coordinato
3rd season
Brian Clark Image
Video Coordinator/Wide Receivers Coach
2nd season
Leo Rumbaugh Image
Recruiting Coordinator/Linebackers Coach
2nd season