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Whitaker Sheds Weight, Gains Quickness

Jeffrey Whitaker

Auburn defensive tackle Jeffrey Whitaker has gained speed since losing weight in the offseason.

Auburn, Ala.--While there may be less of Jeffrey Whitaker during his junior year as an Auburn football player, quarterbacks will likely see more of him in their backfields next season. Whitaker, who played last fall at 312 pounds, spent the offseason shedding weight with head strength and conditioning coach Kevin Yoxall. He's now down to a lighter, but still imposing, 301 pounds on his 6-4 frame... Recommended Stories