Jesse Whittenton

Jesse Whittenton
Date of birth (1934-05-09)May 9, 1934
Place of birth Big Spring, Texas, U.S.
Date of death May 21, 2012(2012-05-21) (aged 78)
Place of death Las Cruces, New Mexico, U.S.
Career information
Position(s) Cornerback
College Texas-El Paso
NFL draft 1956 / Round: 5 / Pick: 60
Career history
As player
1956–1957 Los Angeles Rams
1958–1964 Green Bay Packers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 2
Honors Packers Hall of Fame
Career stats

Urshell James "Jesse" Whittenton (May 9, 1934 – May 21, 2012)[1] was an American football player who played nine seasons in the NFL, mainly for the Green Bay Packers.

Whittenton also played on the Senior PGA Tour in the late 1980s. His best finish was T-21 at the 1989 Showdown Classic.


  1. "Jesse Whittenton". Getz Funeral Home. Retrieved January 18, 2013.

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