According to Rivals, Jordan Whitehead was Pennsylvania’s top overall prospect. He is among the cornerbacks in the nation with the highest recruiting interest. Whitehead, a starter for Central Valley since his freshman year, was a playmaker on both sides of the ball.
As a senior, he was very productive. In his final season, he totaled 35 touchdowns, scoring five different ways. He scored touchdowns through running, receiving, returning interceptions, returning kickoffs, and returning punts.
His touchdowns had an average length of 43.7 yards. Whitehead made 148 tries for 1,933 yards of running (13.1 avg.). He received 24 passes for 471 yards (19.6 avg.)
With a successful debut season, Whitehead solidified his place among the top newcomers in college football. He received recognition as a Freshman All-American by no fewer than six different selectors.
The Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association selected Whitehead as the ACC’s Rookie of the Year and Defensive Rookie of the Year (ACSMA). Since North Carolina cornerback Dre’ Bly in 1999, he was the first defensive player to be chosen by the ACSMA as the ACC Rookie of the Year.
Does Jordan Whitehead have a brother?
Yes. Jordan Whitehead has one brother and one sister. According to our search, his brother’s name has not yet been revealed. Unlike his brother, he tries as much as possible to avoid the presence of the media.