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Niko Whiteside

Class: Fr.
Position: LB
Height: 5-10
Weight: 190 pounds
Previous School: Gadsden
Hometown: Gadsden, AL

Noteworthy: Chose MT over Auburn, UAB, and Mississippi State ... Runs a 4.5 40.

High School: An all-state tailback, Whiteside started his senior year as the quarterback for Gadsden ... Threw for 600 yards and rushed for 905 to go along with 233 receiving yards ... He accounted for 17 touchdowns as a senior as well ... Was voted Team Captain his senior year ... Selected all-area as a junior ... Had 182 yards rushing, 157 yards passing and accounted for four touchdowns against Saks High School.

Personal: Parents: Dee and Della Whiteside ... Born: 4/10/84.