A talented player for Coach Mike Newsome at Butler High ... Rated the No. 16 cornerback in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... Ranked the No. 51 safety in the country by SuperPrep ... Ranked the No. 61 safety in the country and the No. 20 player in the Tar Heel State by rivals.com ... Ranked the No. 19 player in the state of North Carolina by scout.com ... Rated the No. 22 prospect in North Carolina by SuperPrep ... Ranked a "Super Prospect" by CSTV.com's Tom Lemming ... Missed the entire 2007 season with a torn ACL suffered in a preseason 7-on-7 camp ... Had over 100 tackles and six interceptions as a junior, earning all-league honors. Personal: Eddie Whitley ... Born 10/26/89 in Fayetteville, NC ... Son of Ed and Joann Whitley.