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

Year Team G GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
2011 AUB 13 1 31 22 9 0.0 0 3 1 25 25.0 25 1 0 0
2012 AUB 12 12 86 40 46 1.0 0 5 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
2013 AUB 14 14 65 44 21 0.0 0 6 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 1
2014 AUB 9 6 36 27 9 0.0 0 1 6 57 9.5 33 1 0 0
Total 48 33 218 133 85 1.0 0 15 9 82 9.1 33 2 0 2
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Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
5 ft 11 in
(1.80 m)
197 lb
(89 kg)
31 in
(0.79 m)
9 3 8 in
(0.24 m)
4.59 s 1.64 s 2.70 s 4.11 s 6.95 s 37 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

Year Team GP GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Comb Solo Ast Sack Safety PD Int Yds Lng TDs FF FR Yds TD
2016 GB 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 GB 10 0 11 8 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 12 0 11 8 3 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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