Alex Whittingham is an American football player for the Utah Utes football program, a college football team that competes in the Pac-12 Conference of the Football Bowl Subdivision of NCAA Division I and represents the University of Utah.

Alex Whittingham is the son of Jamie Whittingham and Kyle Whittingham, the head football coach at the University of Utah, a position he has held since 2004.

Kyle Whittingham Biography

Prior to taking the head coaching position at the Utes football program, Kyle Whittingham played as a linebacker for the BYU Cougars from 1978 to 1981 where he earned first-team all-WAC and WAC Defensive Player of the Year honors.

Whittingham played in all of the first four Holiday Bowls. In his first appearance, he played as a running back and the other three as a linebacker, during which he recorded 27 tackles.

In 2009, he was inducted into the Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame.

Kick-starting his coaching career, he was named as the graduate assistant for BYU for two seasons (1985 and 1986 seasons).

After spending five great seasons with the Idaho State, he proceeded to join the Utah staff as defensive line coach, working alongside his father, Fred Whittingham. In the 1995 season, Whittingham replaced his father as the defensive coordinator.

Kyle Whittingham Age

Kyle Whittingham was born on November 21, 1959, and is aged 62.

Kyle Whittingham Twitter

Kyle Whittingham has a Twitter account with over 59,000 (59K) followers and tweets with the username @utahcoachwhitt.

Kyle Whittingham Instagram

Kyle Whittingham has an Instagram account with a little over 4000 followers.

Kyle Whittingham Records

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Utah Utes (Mountain West Conference) (2005–2010)
2004 Utah* 1–0 0–0 W Fiesta 5 4
2005 Utah 7–5 4–4 T–4th W Emerald
2006 Utah 8–5 5–3 T–3rd W Armed Forces
2007 Utah 9–4 5–3 T–3rd W Poinsettia
2008 Utah 13–0 8–0 1st W Sugar 4 2
2009 Utah 10–3 6–2 3rd W Poinsettia 18 18
2010 Utah 10–3 7–1 2nd L Las Vegas 23
Utah Utes (Pac-12 Conference) (2011–present)
2011 Utah 8–5 4–5 T–3rd (South) W Sun
2012 Utah 5–7 3–6 5th (South)
2013 Utah 5–7 2–7 5th (South)
2014 Utah 9–4 5–4 5th (South) W Las Vegas 20 21
2015 Utah 10–3 6–3 T-1st (South) W Las Vegas 16 17
2016 Utah 9–4 5–4 3rd (South) W Foster Farms 21 23
2017 Utah 7–6 3–6 5th (South) W Heart of Dallas
2018 Utah 9–5 6–3 1st (South) L Holiday
2019 Utah 11–3 8–1 1st (South) L Alamo 16 16
2020 Utah 3–2 3–2 3rd (South) ^declined to participate
2021 Utah 10–4 8–1 1st (South) L Rose 12 12
Utah: 144–70 88–55 Whittingham was co-head coach with Urban Meyer at the
Fiesta Bowl. Utah credits the Fiesta Bowl to both Meyer and Whittingham.
Total: 144–70
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth
  • Indicates BCS bowl.
  • #Rankings from final Coaches Poll.
  • °Rankings from final AP Poll.

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