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Sean
Whyte
#6 Kicker
Sean
Whyte
#6 Kicker
Height 5'9
Weight 175 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1985-10-23 (31)
Born White Rock, BC
School Santa Monica (CA) JC
INT / NAT NAT
Field Goal Attempts 11
Field Goals Made 10
Punts 26
Punting Average 41.3

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Sept. 4, 2015. Re-signed on Jan. 11, 2016. Re-signed on Dec. 13, 2016.

 

2017: (4 GP) After four regular season games, Whyte is 10 – 11 in field goals and recorded a career furthest 55-yard field goal in Week 2, which is also tied for longest in the CFL this season. He has also added 7 – 9 converts. Whyte also has 26 punts for 1074 yards, a 41.3-yard average, and 18 kickoffs for 1082 yards, a 59.6-yard average. Whyte also set the Eskimos record of most consecutive field goals made with 25 in Week 4 against the Ottawa RedBlacks.

 

2016: In 18 games, Whyte ranked number one in the league in field goal percentage with 93.8% accuracy– the third highest single-season mark in CFL history and well above the league average of 82.7%. He was the sole kicker above 90% last season, making 45-of-48 field goal attempts. Whyte was also the only kicker in the league last season to be perfect from 49 yards and in (43-of-43) and one of just two kickers perfect from inside 40 yards. He added 47-of-53 converts (88.6%) in regular season. In the Eastern Semi-Final against Hamilton, he made three-of-three field goal attempts and two-of-two converts. In the Eastern Final against Ottawa, he made one-of-two field goal attempts and two-of-two converts. For his efforts, Whyte was named the Eskimos Most Outstanding Special Teams Player and Most Outstanding Canadian for 2016.

 

2015:  Made his Eskimos debut in Week 11 against Calgary and went on to record 24-of-26 field goal attempts and 14-of-14 converts, while punting 59 times for 2,401 yards with three singles. Whyte made 3-of-3 field goals in the West Final and 4-of-4 converts. In the Grey Cup, Whyte made 1-of-3 field goal attempts, he also made his only convert attempt and had one single. Whyte was voted the Eskimos Most Outstanding Canadian Nominee.

(Montreal) Attended training camp with the Alouettes.

 

2014:(Montreal) Whyte made 41-of-47 field goal attempts and 146 punts for 6,551 yards. He also recorded 12 punt singles and one special teams’ tackles.

 

2013:(Montreal) Whyte made 41-of-50 field goal attempts and 127 punts for 5,312 yards. He also recorded seven punt singles. He was named an East All-Star for his efforts.

 

2012: (Montreal) Whyte made 33-of-41 field goal attempts and had 120 punts 5,260 yards. He also had seven punt singles and two special teams tackles.

 

2011: (Montreal) Whyte made 45-of-52 field goal attempts. He set an Alouettes record for consecutive field goals made with 24, breaking the previous record of 21 set by Don Stewart in 1976. He also had 115 punts for 4,746 yards and seven punt singles, adding one special teams tackle. Whyte was awarded the CFL’s Lew Hayman Trophy for the East Division’s Most Outstanding Canadian. He was also named the Alouettes nominee for Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.

 

2010:(BC) Made 6-of-6 field goal attempts, adding 15 punts for 601 yards and three punt singles.

 

2009: (BC) Made 21-of-29 field goal attempts and 71 punts for 2,947 yards. He also had two punt singles and one special teams tackle.

 

Seasons

Punting

YEAR TEAM GP NO NET YDS GROSS YDS AVG LG
2009
BC 11 70 2626 2917 41.7 68
2010
BC 2 15 519 601 40.1 59
2011
MTL 18 115 3977 4746 41.3 68
2012
MTL 18 120 4106 5260 43.8 65
2013
MTL 18 127 4408 5312 41.8 67
2014
MTL 18 146 5609 6551 44.9 93
2015
EDM 9 58 2002 2379 41.0 61
2016
EDM 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
2017
EDM 4 26 860 1074 41.3 50
Total
116 677 24107 28840 42.6 531

Kicking

YEAR TEAM GP FGM FGA % LG C1 M C1 A PTS
2009
BC 11 21 29 72.4 45 24 24 87
2010
BC 2 6 6 100.0 50 6 6 24
2011
MTL 18 45 52 86.5 48 50 50 185
2012
MTL 18 33 41 80.5 52 50 50 149
2013
MTL 18 41 50 82.0 48 43 44 166
2014
MTL 18 41 47 87.2 49 30 30 153
2015
EDM 9 24 26 92.3 53 14 14 86
2016
EDM 18 45 48 93.8 52 47 53 182
2017
EDM 4 10 11 90.9 55 7 9 37
Total
116 266 310 85.8 55 271 280 1069

Game Log

Punting

DATE WEEK OPP NO NET YDS GROSS YDS AVG LG
06-24
1 BC 8 271 337 42.1 50
06-30
2 MTL 3 96 113 37.7 43
07-14
4 OTT 8 267 349 43.6 49
07-20
5 HAM 7 226 275 39.3 44
Total
26 860 1074 40.7 186

Kicking

DATE WEEK OPP FGM FGA % LG C1 M C1 A PTS
06-24
1 BC 3 3 100.0 20 3 3 12
06-30
2 MTL 3 3 100.0 55 0 1 9
07-14
4 OTT 3 4 75.0 36 2 2 11
07-20
5 HAM 1 1 100.0 40 2 3 5
Total
10 11 90.9 55 7 9 37