On Whitmer: Senior letterman who has appeared in 31 career games, mostly on special teams was one of the surprises of spring as his extra offseason work seemed to have paid off in his play finished spring practice battling for a starting WR spot one of the best conditioned athletes on this years team a walk-on three seasons ago who has lettered in each of the 1998, 1999 and 2000 seasons while playing on offense, defense and special teams a two-sport athlete who also excels in baseball played wide receiver as a freshman, was slotted at free safety during the 1999 season and moved back to offense during 2000 spring drills.
2000 (Junior): Saw action in 10 of 11 games, mostly on special teams recorded one solo tackle led the Terrapin baseball team with a .361 average in 22 games and nine starts in the outfield.
1999 (Sophomore): Played in 10 games, though mostly on special teams had one fumble recovery.
1998 (Freshman): Saw limited action in all 11 games three tackles.
High School: A 1998 graduate of Westlake High School in Waldorf, Md. three-sport star in football, basketball and baseball played strong safety and wide receiver while helping lead his team to 13-1 and 8-2 records as a junior and senior team captain and Southern Maryland Athletic Conference MVP as a senior was second team All-Met played in state championship game at Byrd Stadium as a junior vs. Damascus High had 976 yards receiving on offense, and registered 102 tackles with six interceptions on defense was an all-conference selection as a point guard in basketball was team captain and league MVP in baseball while batting .450 and exhibiting speed and a strong arm in center field played in the Crown All-Star baseball game at Camden Yards in Baltimore as a senior prepped first two years at The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Fla.
Personal: Daryl Justin Whitmer was born January 10, 1980 son of Helen-Claire and Lyn Whitmer stepmother is Pat Whitmer father, Lyn, is in the Navy brother, Duane, was a swimmer at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis majoring in criminology and criminal justice favorite athlete is Deion Sanders because he is a two-sport star.
Defense G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sacks Int 1998 11-0 1 2 3/0.3 0-0 0.0-0 0-0 1999 10-0 0 0 0/0.0 0-0 0.0-0 0-0 2000 10-0 1 0 1/0.1 0-0 0.0-0 0-0 Totals 31-0 2 2 4/0.1 0-0 0.0-0 0-0-0
Whitmer Up Close