Dominique Whiteside
Dominique Whiteside


Hendersonville, N.C.

High School:
Hendersonville HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 240


Graduated from Coastal Carolina in December 2012 with a degree in recreation and sport management ... Will be a sixth-year senior, getting medical redshirts in 2008 and 2011 ... A true team player, has bounced back and forth from defensive end and tight end over his last two season to provide depth at positions depleted due to injuries.

2012 (Sr.): Played both tight end and defensive end, seeing action in all 13 contests ...Was a game captain for the Appalachian State game ... Played both defensive end and tight end during the Bethune-Cookman game to become just the second Chanticleer to play both offense and defense in the same game, joining Santini Washington ... Caught a nine-yard pass versus Eastern Kentucky ... Had two tackles, including his first career tackle for loss, at VMI ... Also had two tackles, including a TFL, with a pass breakup versus Liberty ... Ranked fourth on the team with six tackles versus Charleston Southern ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

2011 (Jr): Made the move to tight end for 2011 spring drills ... Had an injury at the conclusion of those spring drills forcing him to miss the 2011 season.

2010 (So.): Saw action in eight games ... Credited with 10 tackles on the season ... His lone stop in the Delaware State win was a TFL ... Credited with two stops at Presbyterian and a season-high three at VMI ... Added two tackles, including a half sack, versus Western Illinois in the NCAA FCS playoff.

2009 (RFr.): Played in nine game, collecting 13 tackles and 1.5 sacks on the season ... Had three tackles each versus NC A&T, VMI, Liberty and Presbyterian ... Credited with a half sack versus NC A&T and a solo sack against Presbyterian.

2008 (Fr.): Redshirted his freshman year to retain the year of eligibility.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Was selected to play in the East-West All-Star Game ... Was also an all-area and all-conference selection ... Totaled 173 tackles and seven sacks in 2007 ... Also averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds as a senior in basketball ... Was named to play in the Blue-White All-Star game in basketball ... Was a state champion in the discus and shot put in track and field his senior season.