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Joe Whitt
Joe Whitt

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

Position:
Linebackers

Birthdate:
03/19/1949

EDUCATION
College: Alabama State (1972), Alabama State (M.S., 1976)

PLAYING EXPERIENCE
Defensive End - Alabama State (1969-71)

COACHING EXPERIENCE
1974-80- Robert E. Lee (Ala.) HS (Assistant Coach)
1981-Present- Auburn (Outside LBs/Asst. Head Coach, 1981-1998), (Linebackers (1999-present)

BOWL EXPERIENCE
Coach: 1982 Tangerine, 1984 Sugar, 1984 Liberty, 1986 Cotton, 1987 Citrus, 1988 USF&G Sugar, 1989 USF&G Sugar, 1990 Hall of Fame, 1990 Peach, 1996 Outback, 1996 Independence, 1998 Peach, 2001 Citrus, 2001 Peach, 2003 Capital One, 2003 Music City, 2005 Sugar

MISCELLANEOUS
Notable: Helped Auburn lead the nation in scoring defense and rank fifth in total defense in 2004... Helped Auburn win five SEC titles and go to 17 bowl games... 20 of his former pupils have gone to play in the NFL, including Aundray Bruce, the No. 1 pick in the 1988 draft... Has coached numerous All-SEC and All-America selections including Travis Williams in 2004 and Karlos Dansby and Dontarrious Thomas in 2003... Dansby and Thomas were both second round selections in the NFL Draft ... Coached Kevin Greene, who was the all-time sack leader for a linebacker in the NFL... Helped lead Auburn defense that three times led the SEC against the rush and once led the league in total defense... Inducted into the Blount High School and Lee High School Hall of Fames.