Donte Whitner

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24, 1985
Cleveland, OH
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24, 1985 (age 35)
Cleveland, OH


NFL safety who was selected eighth overall in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills, coming out of Ohio State. He played for the San Francisco 49ers from 2011 to 2013 and signed with the Cleveland Browns in 2014.

Before Fame

He played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl game following his senior year at Glenville High School in Cleveland, Ohio.


He was named to the All-Rookie Team in 2006, was an NFC champion in 2012, and was selected for his first Pro Bowl in 2012.

Family Life

He grew up in Cleveland with older brother and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Lindsey Witten. He has two children named D'aira and Donte Jr.

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His first career interception was against Tom Brady, but the resulting touchdown was overruled, because he was out-of-bounds.

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