13 - E.J. Whitley
|Hometown:||Del Valle, Texas|
|High School:||Del Valle HS '02|
|College:||Victor Valley College, UNLV|
2006: Listed as a backup at cornerback on preseason depth chart. Came to Eastern from UNLV. UNLV: Played in two games in the 2005 season as a defensive back, and finished the year with one tackle. JC: Played for two seasons at Victor Valley College in Victorville, Calif. He also ran track at VVC and set the school record in the 100 meters. HS: Graduated from Del Valle HS in 2002. Named the district MVP and was first team all-region as a defensive back his senior year. He also earned second team all-district honors as a quarterback. During his high school career he played quarterback, wide receiver, cornerback and also returned punts. Passed for 1,800 yards, rushed for 2,200 yards and had eight interceptions in his prep career. Set school records for the longest interception return (98 yards) and most interception return yards (300). He also played basketball for the Cardinals. Personal: Born 9/12/83 in Austin, Texas. Will turn 23 three days after EWU plays West Virginia.