David Whitehurst

Charles David Whitehurst (born April 27, 1955) is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 8th round of the 1977 NFL Draft. He played college football at Furman.

David Whitehurst
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Personal information
Born:April 27, 1955 (age 63)
Baumholder, West Germany
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Atlanta (GA) Walker
NFL Draft:1977 / Round: 8 / Pick: 206
Career history
Career NFL statistics
QB Rating:59.2
Player stats at NFL.com


Whitehurst graduated from Walker High School in DeKalb County, Georgia in 1973 where he played both football and baseball.

He played seven seasons with the Packers from 1977-1983. He also played for the Kansas City Chiefs in 1984 but saw no action.[1][2]

Personal life

His son Charlie played quarterback for the Clemson Tigers, has had a lengthy NFL career and is currently a free agent. His daughter Carrie played basketball for Clemson.


  1. ^ "David Whitehurst". National Football League. Retrieved November 19, 2009.
  2. ^ "Kansas City Chiefs All-Time Roster" (PDF). Kansas City Chiefs. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 29, 2009. Retrieved November 19, 2009.

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1977 Green Bay Packers season

The 1977 Green Bay Packers season was their 59th season overall and their 57th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 4–10 record under coach Bart Starr, earning them a fourth-place finish in the NFC Central division. The Packers struggled with injuries and continued to be among the worst teams in the NFL posting a horrendous 4-10 record, during the season Quarterbacks Lynn Dickey and David Whitehurst combined to throw 21 Interceptions while just connecting on six Touchdown Passes. they only scored 134 points. 2nd worst

In the league (103 by the 2-12 buccaneers)

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USS Whitehurst (DE-634), Buckley class destroyer escort of the United States Navy named in honor of Henry Purefoy Whitehurst

Whitehurst Freeway, elevated highway over K Street and Water Street in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.

William L. Whitehurst Field, county-owned, public-use airport

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