Jermaine Rasheed Whitehead (born March 12, 1993) is an American football free safety for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Auburn. Whitehead was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He has also been a member of the Baltimore Ravens.

 

 

College career

Whitehead attended Auburn University, where he played on the Auburn Tigers football team from 2011 to 2014.

College statistics

YearTeamGGSTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
2011AUB131312290.00312525.025100
2012AUB12128640461.005000.00001
2013AUB14146544210.006200.00001
2014AUB96362790.0016579.533100
Total4833218133851.00159829.133202
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Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
HtWtArm lengthHand size40-yard dash10-yd split20-yd split20-ss3-coneVert jumpBroadBP
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
197 lb
(89 kg)
31 in
(0.79 m)
9 38 in
(0.24 m)
4.59 s1.64 s2.70 s4.11 s6.95 s37 in
(0.94 m)
10 ft 8 in
(3.25 m)
15 reps
All values are from NFL Combine[9][10]

San Francisco 49ers

After going undrafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, Whitehead signed with the San Francisco 49ers on May 5, 2015.[11] On September 5, 2015, he was released by the 49ers during final team cuts.[12] Whitehead was signed to the 49ers' practice squad the following day.[13]

Baltimore Ravens

On December 23, 2015, the Baltimore Ravens signed Whitehead off the 49ers' practice squad.[14] He was inactive for the last two games of the season. On April 19, 2016, Whitehead was re-signed by the Ravens. He was released by the Ravens on May 13, 2016.[15]

Green Bay Packers

Whitehead was signed by the Green Bay Packers on May 18, 2016. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Packers during final team cuts and was signed to the practice squad the next day. On October 24, 2016, he was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster. Whitehead made his NFL debut against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 8. On November 7, 2016, he was released by the Packers and was re-signed back to the practice squad. He signed a futures contract with the Packers on January 24, 2017.

On September 2, 2017, Whitehead was waived by the Packers and was signed to the practice squad the next day. He was promoted to the active roster on October 21, 2017.

NFL career statistics

Regular season

YearTeamGPGSTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
CombSoloAstSackSafetyPDIntYdsLngTDsFFFRYdsTD
2016GB200000.00000000000
2017GB10011830.00100000000
Total12011830.00100000000
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