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Kane Whitehurst
Kane Whitehurst

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Duluth, Ga.

High School:
Chattahoochee

Last College:
Arkansas

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 169

Position:
WR

Experience:
1 VL


Walk-on wide receiver who came to Carolina after one season at Arkansas... listed with the third-team unit entering the fall... also a candidate for special teams work.

2013: Walk-on transfer from Arkansas who became eligible this season... played in 11 games... caught four passes for 66 yards, a 16.5-yard average... two of his catches went for scores... saw his first game action for the Garnet & Black in the season opener against North Carolina... responded with a 29-yard touchdown reception from Dylan Thompson on his only catch in that contest... caught a 15-yard touchdown pass from Thompson in the win at Arkansas against his former teammates... hauled in two passes for 22 yards against Coastal Carolina... limited in the spring as he continued to rehab from shoulder surgery.

2012: Walk-on wide receiver who joined the team in the fall of 2012 when the roster expanded in August... was not eligible to compete in 2012 due to NCAA transfer rules... did not practice after undergoing shoulder surgery.

2011: Attended the University of Arkansas on a football scholarship... was redshirted during his true freshman campaign.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Chattahoochee High School in Alpharetta, Ga. in 2011... helped the team to the 2010 Georgia AAAA state championship... was a big-play threat in his senior season for head coach Terry Crowder, totaling 84 catches for 1,378 receiving yards and 17 touchdowns, including a score in Chattahoochee's 24-0 victory against Starr's Mill High School for the state title... was an all-state first-team pick and North Fulton Region Offensive Player of the Year honoree by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution... also claimed first-team all-area honors from The Beacon... prior to his standout senior season, Whitehurst played quarterback and defensive back at Northview High School... earned All-Neighbor second-team accolades at defensive back from the North Fulton Neighbor... originally picked the Razorbacks over interest from Eastern Michigan, Troy, Tulane and Vanderbilt.

PERSONAL: Kane Whitehurst was born March 9, 1993... is a retailing major at South Carolina... is the cousin of current NFL and former Clemson quarterback Charlie Whitehurst.