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Sean
Whyte
#6 Kicker
Sean
Whyte
#6 Kicker
Height 5'9
Weight 175 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1985-10-23 (34)
Born White Rock, BC
School Santa Monica (CA) JC
Status NAT
Field Goal Attempts 54
Field Goals Made 47
Punts 35
Punting Average 42.2

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on Sept. 4, 2015. Contract extended on Jan. 11, 2016. Contract extended on Dec. 13, 2016. Contract extended on Dec. 8, 2017.

2019: In 18 games (18 starts), Whyte finished the regular season with a league-leading 47-54 on field-goal attempts and 33-35 on extra-point attempts. He also has 35 punts for 1,476  yards and 24 kickoffs for 1,403 yards. In Weeks 3 and 11, Whyte converted a career-high 7-7 field goals. Whyte also has one single. He had a a streak of 25-made field goals in a row this season. Whyte was named the Eskimos Special Teams Player of the Year. In the East Semi-Final, Whyte kicked 5-5 field goals and the East Final was 3-3 on field goals.

2018: In 18 games (18 starts), Whyte converted 36-40 field goals – including 52-yard field goals in week 1 and 11 and 13. He also converted 40-42 extra-point attempts. He also had one single.

 

2017: In six games (six starts), Whyte finished with 15 – 16 in field goals and recorded a career farthest 55-yard field goal in Week 2, which is also tied for longest in the CFL this season. He also added 12 – 14 converts. Whyte had 29 punts for 958 yards, a 41-yard average, and 23 kickoffs for 1367 yards, a 59.4-yard average. Whyte also set the Eskimos record of most consecutive field goals made with 25 in Week 4 against the Ottawa RedBlacks. In the West Semi-Final, Whyte converted 1 – 1 field goals and 3 – 3 extra points. In the West Final, Whyte converted 2 – 4 field goals and 2 – 2 extra points and one single.

 

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 6 29 958 1189 41.0 50
2018
EDM 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
2019
EDM 18 35 1179 1476 42.2 49
Total
154 715 25384 30431 42.6 580

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 6 15 16 93.8 55 12 14 57
2018
EDM 18 36 40 90.0 52 44 46 152
2019
EDM 18 47 54 87.0 50 33 35 174
Total
154 354 409 86.6 55 353 366 1415

Game Log

Punting

DATE WEEK OPP NO NET YDS GROSS YDS AVG LG
06-14
1 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-21
2 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-27
3 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-11
5 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-20
6 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-25
7 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-03
8 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-09
9 OTT 6 195 245 40.8 47
08-16
10 TOR 4 150 171 42.8 47
08-23
11 WPG 3 92 127 42.3 45
09-02
12 CGY 6 227 274 45.7 49
09-07
13 CGY 8 253 323 40.4 45
09-20
15 HAM 8 262 336 42.0 48
09-28
16 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-04
17 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-12
18 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-26
20 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-02
21 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-10
22 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-17
23 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
35 1179 1476 42.3 281

Kicking

DATE WEEK OPP FGM FGA % LG C1 M C1 A PTS
06-14
1 MTL 0 1 0.0 0 4 4 4
06-21
2 BC 3 3 100.0 46 4 4 13
06-27
3 WPG 7 7 100.0 45 0 0 21
07-11
5 BC 4 4 100.0 47 3 3 15
07-20
6 MTL 3 5 60.0 48 0 0 10
07-25
7 TOR 4 4 100.0 47 2 2 14
08-03
8 CGY 1 2 50.0 31 1 2 4
08-09
9 OTT 1 2 50.0 44 1 1 4
08-16
10 TOR 2 2 100.0 15 5 5 11
08-23
11 WPG 7 7 100.0 48 1 1 22
09-02
12 CGY 3 3 100.0 44 0 0 9
09-07
13 CGY 1 1 100.0 10 2 2 5
09-20
15 HAM 2 2 100.0 48 3 3 9
09-28
16 OTT 2 2 100.0 50 2 2 8
10-04
17 HAM 2 2 100.0 31 0 0 6
10-12
18 BC 4 4 100.0 49 1 1 13
10-26
20 SSK 1 2 50.0 23 3 3 6
11-02
21 SSK 0 1 0.0 0 1 2 1
11-10
22 MTL 5 5 100.0 43 3 3 18
11-17
23 HAM 3 3 100.0 49 1 1 10
Total
55 62 88.7 50 37 39 203