At Navy: Enters the fall listed as a starter at one of the two slot back spots ... will be a dangerous receiver coming out of the backfield ... has good speed and the potential to be a breakaway threat ... has been a playmaker in practice the last two years and will get his chance to shine in games this fall ... will also be a potential kickoff returner for the Mids ... has earned one varsity letter.
2012: Played in all 13 games ... finished the year with 111 yards on 16 carries (6.9 yards per carry), while catching four passes for 35 yards ... Contributed to an offensive unit that finished the year ranked sixth nationally in rushing offense, averaging 278.46 yards per game ... rushed for 23 yards on four carries against Arizona State in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl ... returned three kickoffs 64 yards (21.3 yds/return) ... caught two passes for 11 yards and carried the ball twice for nine yards in Navy's series-record 11th straight win over Army ... carried the ball twice for 28 yards in Navy's Senior Day win over Texas State ... returned on kickoff at Troy for 11 yards ... returned his first collegiate kickoff 29 yards in the win over Florida Atlantic ... a member of the Mids' high-powered offense that scored 56 points at East Carolina, marking their first 50-point game since putting up 76 against the Pirates in 2010 ... Navy also rushed for 512 yards, the ninth most in program history and the most since running up 521 yards on the ground against East Carolina in 2010 ... finished the East Carolina game with 55 yards rushing on seven carries after coming into the game without a carry for his career ... scored his first collegiate touchdown on a 20-yard pass from Keenan Reynolds ... it marked just his second career reception ... recovered the Lance Ray fumble on ECU's opening possession of the second half, his first career fumble recovery ... turned in a tackle on special teams against Indiana ... caught his first career pass, a four-yarder, in Navy's loss at Penn State ... made his collegiate debut in the Mids' opener against Notre Dame as a member of special teams.
2011: Did not see any varsity action.
High School / Personal: A 2010 graduate of Columbus Bishop Hartley High School, Whiteside attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2010-11 academic year ... a three-sport athlete who earned letters in basketball (4), football (4) and track & field (3) ... a three-time All-State (Ohio) performer in football who earned third-team honors as a sophomore and second-team recognition as a junior and senior ... member of the 2010 state-winning 4x100 meter relay in a time of 42.4 ... took the conference title in the 100 meters in a time of 10.81 ... sister, Brittney, played basketball at Wright State ... father played football at Ohio University ... son of Larry and Mellisa Whiteside ... majoring in systems engineering.