Donte Whitner

Date of Birth
Jul 23, 1985
Ohio State
208 lbs

Donte Whitner


Donte Whitner is a safety for the Cleveland Browns. He spent five seasons with the Buffalo Bills and three seasons with the San Francisco 49ers. In 2014 he signed a four-year deal with the Browns.

Early Life

Whitner was born on July 24, 1985 in Cleveland Ohio. He attended Glenville High School and played in the U.S Army All-American Bowl game after his senior season.

Ohio State Buckeyes

Whitner attended Ohio State and played three seasons. He developed into a solid tackler in his junior season. He finished with 73 tackles, nine tackles for a loss and four sacks. He transferred to San Jose State to finish his degree as a senior.

Buffalo Bills

Whitner was drafted by the Buffalo Bills as the eighth overall pick in the 2006 draft. In his rookie season he started 14 games and made 67 tackles. H...