A strong lineman who is regarded as one of the best and most versatile offensive linemen in the Big 12... Has started 38 of his 39 career games... Voted a player representative for the 2015 season.
2014: Started every game at left tackle en route to Second Team All-Big 12 honors from both the league’s coaches and the Associated Press... Also a member of the Outland Trophy and Lombardi Award watch lists... Helped K-State tally 30 rushing touchdowns – the 10th most in school history – while the Wildcat offense ranked in the top 25 nationally in nine categories, including top-20 marks in team passing efficiency (11th), red zone offense (14th) and passing offense (16th).
2013: Started every game in 2013 en route to Second Team All-Big 12 honors from the league's coaches and Phil Steele... Was also a Midseason All-Big 12 honoree by Phil Steele.
2012: Played in every game with 12 starts on his way to Honorable Mention All-Big 12 honors from the league's coaches... Named a Freshman All-American by Phil Steele and to the ESPN.com All-Big 12 team... Started the season opener at right tackle before starting nine-straight at left guard and finishing up the regular season at right tackle.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner at Abilene High under head coach Jeff Geist... Named to the All-Kansas Top-11 Team by the Kansas Football Coaches Association (KFBCA) and Varsity Kansas... Also earned All-Kansas 4A honors from the KFBCA and Varsity Kansas... Named to PrepStar magazine’s All-Midlands Region team... Had 140 pancake blocks and recorded 81 total tackles (41 solo, 40 assisted) with 15 sacks during his senior season... Helped lead the Cowboys to a combined 31-11 record in four seasons... Played with current Wildcat wide receiver Collin Sexton and former receiver Curry Sexton.
PERSONAL: Cody Michael Whitehair was born July 11, 1992, in Kearney, Nebraska... Son of Kevin Whitehair and RaeLyn Swisher, both of whom attended K-State... Has one sibling, Courtney... Majoring in sociology.