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

NEED TO KNOW: 

  • Acquired: Free agent (September 4 2015)
  • Contracts: Extended (Jan. 11, 2016 / Dec. 13, 2016 / Dec. 8, 2017 / Dec. 31, 2020)
  • CFL experience (Elks): 11 (5)
  • First CFL Game: July 16, 2009 vs. Edmonton (BC)
  • College: Santa Monica Junior College (2005-06)
  • Highlights:
    • 103rd Grey Cup champion with Edmonton.
    • 2011 Lew Hayman Trophy winner as Most Outstanding Canadian CFL Player in the East Division (Montreal).
    • Has recorded 1,415 career points in 11 CFL seasons, the 17th most in CFL history.
    • 2013 CFL All-Star.
    • 86.55% career field goal percentage is the third highest in CFL history
    • Named the 2016 and 2019 Edmonton Elks Special Teams Player of the Year.
    • 2015 and 2016 Elks Most Outstanding Canadian Nominee.
    • Played for the Langley Rams in the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL).

YEAR-BY-YEAR

  • 2019: (Edmonton) Led the CFL with 47 field goals and 33 extra points made in 18 games… Recorded 35 punts for 1,476 yards and 24 kickoffs for 1,403 yards… In Weeks 3 and 11, converted a career-high seven field goals… Was a perfect 5/5 in the East Semifinal, and 3/3 in the East Final.
  • 2018: (Edmonton) Converted 36 of his 40 field goal attempts, and 40 of his 42 extra point attempts in 18 games.
  • 2017: (Edmonton) Converted 15 of his 16 field goal attempts, and 12 of his 14 extra point attempts in six games… Recorded a career-high 55-yard field goal in Week 2… Set a new Elks franchise record with 25 consecutive field goals made.
  • 2016: (Edmonton) Led the CFL with a 93.8% field goal percentage, which was the third highest single-season mark in league history… Made 45 of his 48 FG attempts, and 47 of his 53 converts… Made all 43 of his FG attempts from inside 49 yards… Was named the Elks Most Outstanding Special Teams Player and Most Outstanding Canadian
  • 2015: (Edmonton) Made Elks debut in Week 11… Made 24 of his 26 FG attempts, and 14/14 on converts… Made all three of his field goal tries in the West Final, and all four of his convert attempts… Made one field goal, one convert, and recorded one single in the 103rd Grey Cup.
  • 2014: (Montreal) Went 41/47 on field goal attempts, 30/30 on converts, recording 146 punts for 6,551 yards… Also recorded 12 punt singles and one special teams’ tackle.
  • 2013: (Montreal) Made 41 of his 40 FG attempts and 43 of his 44 converts… Recorded 127 punts for 5,312 yards… Was named a East Division All-Star
  • 2012: (Montreal) Went 33/41 on field goal attempts, and a perfect 50/50 on converts.
  • 2011: (Montreal) Set an Alouettes record for consecutive field goals made with 24… Finished the season making 45 field goals and 50 extra points… Was awarded the CFL’s Lew Hayman Trophy for the East Division’s Most Outstanding Canadian.
  • 2010: (B.C.) Made 6-of-6 field goal attempts, adding 15 punts for 601 yards and three punt singles.
  • 2009: (B.C.) Made 21 of 29 field goal attempts and 71 punts for 2,947 yards… 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