Texas Football player Chris Whaley tackles the Oklahoma State quarterback.
Chris Whaley tackles the Oklahoma State quarterback. (Photo Credit: Jim Sigmon/Univ. Of Texas)

Chris Whaley - #96

Postion: Defensive Tackle

Height: 6-3     Weight: 292

Experience: Sr.-3L

Hometown: Madisonville, Texas     Last School: Madisonville

By Steve Habel

THE STORY is well known.

Whaley came to Texas to become the next great running back but grew out of the position (he’s 6’3” and 292 pounds). He’s now a key contributor in the interior of the Texas defensive line.  

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James Schleicher

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