2018: Rushed for 866 yards on 134 attempts (6.5 avg) and scored eight touchdowns … also caught 10 passes for 160 yards and two scores … returned 19 kicks for 545 yards and added a 100-yard kick return for a touchdown … Named C-USA Second Team as a kick returner and Honorable Mention as a running back … named to Phil Steele's C-USA Third Team as a running back and First Team as a kick returner … Fourth Team All-American by Phil Steele's Magazine … Led the team with 100 yards rushing on 15 carries versus Bethune-Cookman … It was his first career 100-yard rushing game … He also added two kick returns for a total of 38 yards … UCF performance was praised by Coach Kiffin following the game … had nine carries for 84 yards, including a long of 40 and had his first TD of 2018 … added a 23-yard reception and six kick returns for 157 yards. Led the team with 264 all-purpose yards … second on the squad with nine carries for 72 yards and added a 22 yard kick return in the Middle Tennessee contest … had a game high 186 all-purpose yards in the ODU game with a 100-yard kick return for a score and added nine carries for 61 yards and finished his work with two receptions for a total of 25 yards … Recorded 143 all-purpose yards with 11 carries for 64 yards and 2 kick returns for 79 yards versus LA Tech … Part of the 439-yard ground attack at FIU, in Shula Bowl XVII, with 165 yards for an average of 9.7 yards per carry as well as a TD … was the leading back in the one-two punch with 163 yards on 21 carries versus WKU.
2017: Named Honorable Mention C-USA as a kick returner … Named to Phil Steele's Magazine's Third Team All-Conference team as a kick returner … made history with the program's first kick return, the first in 202 games and 814 kick returns, with his 98-yard second half return at Louisiana Tech.
2016: Played in 12 games, rushing for 145 yards on 43 attempts and one score … also caught five passes for 21 yards and returned 39 kicks for 1,002 yards.
Personal: Exercise Science and Health Promotions major … son of Kerrith and Marsha Whyte … Born Oct. 31, 1996 in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Kerrith Whyte Jr. College Highlights
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Bears select RB Kerrith Whyte
The Chicago Bears select Florida Atlantic running back Kerrith Whyte No. 222 in Round 7 of the 2019 NFL Draft.