Tashon Whitehurst

  • Pos LB
  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 190

Prospect Info

  • High School Gainesville
  • City Gainesville, FL
  • Exp 2012 - ...

USF Bulls

  • Jersey #51
  • Class

As a Prospect

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0.8179
  • Class 2012
  • Committed 2/1/2012
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Athletic Background

GAINESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL: Coached by James Thomson at Gainesville ... an all-state and two-time all-area selection ... a three-year letterwinner ... posted 331 tackles, nine sacks, three INTs, six forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries over his three seasons ... a first-team all-state selection as a senior ... a first-team all-area selection by the Gainesville Sun ... voted team captain ... tallied 162 tackles, three INTs, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... also blocked a field goal and rushed for 51 yards and a TD ... led the Hurricanes to the regional finals ... notched 14 tackles, an INT and a PBU, while helping to shutout rival Eastside ... a first-team all-area selection as a junior ... helped the Hurricanes reach the 4A state semifinals and finish with an 11-3 record ... led a defense that posted four shutouts ... posted 124 tackles, eight sacks, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... also saw action as a sophomore ... tallied 45 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.

PERSONAL: Born in Gainesville, Fla. ... son of Scott and Toshia Whitehurst ... has one brother, Omar, and two sisters, Bre and Christin ... a member of the A/B Honor Roll.

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