Chandler Whitmer
Chandler Whitmer

RS Senior

Newnan, Ga.

High School:
Downers Grove South

Last College:
Butler CC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 192




Huskies Shine On NFL Timing And Testing Day

Byron Jones and Geremy Davis were among the impressive UConn performers.


Huskies Close Out Season Vs. SMU On Saturday

UConn will honor 14 student-athletes prior to the game on Saturday.


UConn Football Vs. No. 18 ECU Post-Game Notes

ECU 31, UConn 21


UConn falls to No. 18 ECU, 31-21

Chandler Whitmer was 18 of 30 for a season-high 303 yards.


Quotes following UConn's 36-10 loss to Temple

Quotes following UConn's 36-10 loss to Temple


UConn @ Army

Football, USATSI Gallery -- 11/8/14


UConn vs Army

UConn vs Army at Yankee Stadium


UConn @ Tulane -- USATSI

Football, 10/11/14


UConn vs Temple

UConn vs Temple Football


UConn vs. Temple (USATSI)

UConn vs. Temple (USATSI)

Made 24 career starts at quarterback from 2012-14...finished his career fourth in UConn history in completions (403) and passing yards (5,082) and sixth in touchdown passes (25).

Played in all 12 games, starting eight at quarterback...on the year was 124-for-224 for 1,522 yards and 11 touchdowns...also rushed for 69 yards and two touchdowns...tossed for 303 yards and two touchdowns, adding 35 yards on the ground and another score at No. 18 East Carolina (Oct. 23)...completed 16-of-29 for 209 yards and two touchdowns vs. Boise State (Sept. 13)...connected on 17-of-24 for 141 yards at Tulane (Oct. 11)...threw for 142 yards and two touchdowns in a win over UCF (Nov. 1)...notched 170 yards and two touchdowns through the air at Army (Nov. 8), also rushing seven times for 62 yards and a touchdown.

Started the first four games of the season at quarterback...finished 71-of-129 for 896 yards and five touchdowns...tossed for 206 yards and two scores vs. Towson (Aug. 29)...was 29-of-45 for 349 yards and a touchdown vs. Maryland (Sept. 13)...went 16-for-32 for 159 yards and two touchdowns vs. No. 14 Michigan.

2012: Started all 12 games for UConn at quarterback after spending the 2011 season at Butler Community College (Kansas) after transferring from Illinois in 2010...His 2,664 passing yards in 2012 were fifth in school single-season history while his 208 completions are seventh and his 361 attempts were sixth...Had a career-high 333 passing yards vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 22), which was the 18th best day in school history..Also had three passing TDs vs. the Broncos...His 76.0 completion percentage (19 of 25) in a win over Pittsburgh (Nov. 9) was the 11th-highest in school single-game history...threw for over 200 yards in nine games, including five of the final six...Had 296 passing yards at Syracuse (Oct. 19) and 293 passing yards vs. Temple (Oct. 13).

2011: Spent the 2011 fall semester at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas ... Was 180 for 316 in the air for 3,022 yards this past season with 25 TDs and 14 interceptions ... Was named All-Kansas Junior College Conference first team honors ... Named National Junior College Athletic Association All-American honorable mention ... Butler was the second-ranked junior college team nationally.

2010: Originally enrolled at Illinois in the fall of 2010 and was a redshirt.

High School: Named to The Champaign News-Gazette's All-State team following his senior year of high school at Downers Grove (Ill.) South ... earned all state and all-area honors

Personal: Chandler William Whitmer ... Born Aug. 16, 1991 ... A sociology major.


Most Passing Yards, Game: 349, vs. Maryland, 9/14/13

Most Passing Attempts, Game: 45, vs. Maryland, 9/14/13

Most Completions, Game: 29, vs. Maryland, 9/14/13

Longest Pass: 75, vs. Maryland, 9/14/13

Most Passing TDs, Game: 3, at Western Michigan, 9/22/12

Most Rushing Yards, Game: 17, at Maryland, 9/15/12

Longest Run: 23, at Maryland, 9/15/12