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 L.V. Whitworth 30
L.V. Whitworth

Milton, MA

High School:
Catholic Memorial

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 219



Summer Scouting: Game #11, Florida State

A look ahead, featuring each Boston College's opponents of the regular season


Boston College Downs Virginia Tech, 34-27

Defense forces four turnovers; Williams rushes 33 times for 166 yards and 2 TDs

Finished his career with 588 carries for 2,576 yards and 17 touchdowns, placing him seventh on BC's all-time rushing list...also had 84 catches for 681 yards and two touchdowns.

2007 Season
Finished the season with 82 carries for 355 yards and three touchdowns...had 16 receptions for 101 yards and one touchdown...had seven carries for 19 yards and a two-yard reception in BC's win over Michigan State in the Champs Sports Bowl...had three receptions for 16 yards and a lone rush attempt in the ACC Championship game against Virginia his last home game against Miami, recorded his first touchdown reception of the season and second of his career, an eight-yard pass from Matt Ryan in the second quarter...finished the win with two catches for 12 yards and three carries for five yards...combined for 36 all-purpose yards in thrilling comeback victory against Clemson that earned BC a berth in the ACC Championship...had two carries for 12 yards and 2 receptions for 24 yards...ran the ball four times for a total of 14 yards, including a long 9-yard rush in loss versus Florida State...carried the ball seven times for 25 yards with a 16-yard, first-down rush that provided support for BC's fourth-quarter comeback win at Virginia Tech...recorded the longest rush of his career, a 52-yard gain that came in the first quarter of the 27-14 win at Notre Dame...put together a total of 68 yards on the ground in seven attempts and caught a pass for 18 yards, his longest reception of the season...gained 52 yards on the ground in 13 attempts in win over Bowling Green...had a total of 11 carries for 57 yards rushing in solid outing against Army...also pulled in three catches for 13 yards...put together a two-touchdown performance, marking the second time in his career that he rushed for multiple touchdowns in a game, in the win over Georgia Tech ...carried the ball 12 times for 48 yards and had one catch for three yards...marked his first start of the season by rushing 15 times for 59 yards and recording one touchdown, coming in the fourth quarter, in win vs. NC State...also caught the ball two times for 14 yards.

Finished the 2006 season with 2,221 career rushing yards on 506 eighth all-time in school history in rushing yardage...has rushed for 14 career touchdowns and caught one touchdown pass...has recorded six 100-yard performances in his career...has made 31 starts at running back.

2006 Season
Started all 13 games...ran 174 times for 791 yards and four touchdowns...caught 30 passes for 227 yards... had 109 yards rushing on 21 carries and had two catches for 18 yards at North Carolina State... had a season-high 118 yards rushing on 13 carries and one touchdown against Duke...ran for 100 yards on 21 carries, and made one catch for 16 yards against Maryland...ran the ball 13 times for 52 yards and made two catches for 12 yards at Central Michigan...rushed for 78 yards on 19 carries and one touchdown and made four receptions for 17 yards against Clemson...ran 11 times for 61 yards and made two grabs for 11 yards in double-overtime win over BYU...ran the ball eight times for 21 yards and caught four passes for 36 yards against Maine...rushed for 60 yards on 17 carries and made two catches for five yards against Virginia Tech...ran the ball 18 times for 53 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown run, and made two catches for 25 yards at Florida State...ran the ball ten times for 84 yards, including a 43-yard touchdown run, and made two catches for 20 yards against Buffalo...ran 12 times for 34 yards and made four receptions for 43 yards at Wake Forest...rushed nine times for 20 yards and had three receptions for 10 yards at Miami...ran twice for one yard and caught two passes for 14 yards against Navy in the Meineke Car Care Bowl.

2005 Season
Started at tailback in all 12 contests...carried the ball 189 times for 807 yards (4.3 avg.) and five touchdowns; also caught 23 passes for 244 yards...ran for a season-best 119 yards against North Carolina State; had a career-long 47-yard rush in the fourth quarter...made a career-best 34-yard reception at Maryland...had 15 carries for 87 yards, including a long of 22 yards, in the season opener at Brigham Young...rushed the ball 17 times for 74 yards and one touchdown against Army...ran 23 times for 77 yards and one touchdown against Florida State...had 11 carries for 36 yards at Clemson...ran eight times for 66 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown carry, against Ball State; also caught four passes for 49 yards...rushed the ball 17 times for 73 yards against Virginia; also had two receptions for 30 yards...had 11 carries for 60 yards against Wake Forest...caught two passes for 39 yards, including a 33-yard reception, at Virginia Tech...rushed 14 times for 58 yards at North Carolina...ran 26 times for 119 yards and one touchdown against North Carolina State...carried the ball 19 times for 89 yards and one touchdown at Maryland; caught three passes for a career-best 64 yards...rushed 18 times for 59 yards and caught one six-yard pass against Boise State in the MPC Computers Bowl.

2004 Season
Played in nine games; started in six games...carried the ball 143 times for 623 yards (4.4 avg.) and a team-high five touchdowns...rushed 21 times for 129 yards and one touchdown in his first collegiate action - at Ball State - but suffered a second-half injury to his left knee that forced him from the game; missed the next three games (Penn State, Connecticut and Wake Forest) because of the injury...returned to action against Massachusetts; rushed 15 times for 72 yards...ran 18 times for 39 yards at Pittsburgh...carried the ball 14 times for 19 yards and one touchdown (a two-yard run in the first quarter) in his first career start - at Notre Dame... carried the ball 16 times for 56 yards against Rutgers...ran 18 times for 84 yards at West Virginia; made two catches for 15 yards, including a 10-yard touchdown reception, against the Mountaineers...earned Big East Offensive Player of the Week honors after running 17 times for a career-best 151 yards and two touchdowns at Temple; his 39-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter matched his longest run of the season...rushed 14 times for 43 yards and caught four passes for 27 yards against Syracuse...had 10 carries for 30 yards and one touchdown - a three-yard first-quarter run - against North Carolina in the Continental Tire Bowl.

2003 Season

High School
Earned SuperPrep All-New England honors as a senior running back at Catholic Memorial High School...captured Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic honors in 2002...selected to the Massachusetts "Super 26" All-State Team...was a three-time All-Catholic Conference honoree...rushed for 1,405 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2002; exploded for 370 yards and five touchdowns on 16 carries in the Knights' upset win over Xaverian...played for head coach Dennis Golden...also earned All-Conference honors as a member of CM's lacrosse team.

Lennox V. Whitworth, born January 28, 1984...enrolled in the College of Arts & the 2005-06 recipient of the D'Agostine Family Athletic Scholarship...L.V. is the middle of Jennifer and Leo Whitworth's three children.

Career Highs
Rushes: 26 vs. NC State (11/12/05)
Rush yards: 151 vs. Temple (11/20/04)
Rushing long: 47 vs. NC State (11/12/05)
Rushing touchdowns: 2 vs. Temple (11/20/04)
Receptions: 4 (twice)
Receiving yards: 64 vs. Maryland (11/19/05)
Receiving long: 34 vs. Maryland (11/19/05)

2004 (Fr.)1436234.4539151097.3116
2005 (So.)1898074.35472324410.6034
Career Totals33214304.31047383539.3134
Brigham Young*15875.8022231.505
Florida State*23773.3193134.309
Ball State*8668.311444912.3021
Wake Forest*13604.6019000.000
Virginia Tech*891.10523919.5033
North Carolina*14584.109177.007
NC State*261194.6147155.005
Boise State*18593.3014166.006
Ball State211296.1139000.000
Notre Dame*14190.711133712.3016
West Virginia*18844.70222157.5110
North Carolina*10303.016000.000

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