Name: Julian Whigham
Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
High School: Dwyer HS
2014 Stats: Whigham started every game he played in last season. He recorded 28 tackles on the season including an interception and fumble recovery.
2015 Projections: Following a disappointing junior year, Whigham will start at corner where he'll look for redemption. Whigham continually blew coverage time and again last season. With his height and athleticism, Whigham has all the makings of a good corner. Whigham has hopes of making the NFL.
How'd He Get Here?: Whigham chose Syracuse over Western Michigan, Northern Illinois, Indiana and Boston College.
What'd Recruiting Sites Say?: Rivals rated him a three star recruit. Scout rated him two.
Money Quote: From syracuse.com:
"I want to play NFL Football. I think I have that ability. I think I'll get the chance. I'm really going to give myself the best opportunity to get drafted when that time comes, but I'm focussing on improvement. I've got to be a great college player first and foremost."
Links Of Wonder: Whigham apologized after a 56-0 defeat against Georgia Tech in 2013.
Tweets Of Wonder:
6 man ... It ain't even fair— Julian Whigham (@JulianWhigham) February 13, 2015
What Does Shafer Think Of Him?: From dailyorange.com:
"To be honest with you, I love Julian, great family, love his family, but he's going to have to keep working his tail off."
Interesting Nugget O'Interest: Whigham had a rare esophageal disease that almost ended his football career.
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