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Position(s)  Tackle
Height  1.8 m
College  Alabama Navy
Weight  98 kg

Name  Don Whitmire
Career end  1944
Role  American football tackle
Don Whitmire Don Whitmire 1955 Topps AllAmerican 99 Vintage Football Card
Date of birth  (1922-07-01)July 1, 1922
Place of birth  Giles County, Tennessee, U.S.
Date of death  May 3, 1991(1991-05-03) (aged 68)
Place of death  Annandale, Virginia, U.S.
Died  May 3, 1991, Annandale, Virginia, United States
Education  University of Alabama, United States Naval Academy

NFL draft  1944 (Round: 9 / Pick: 6)

Donald Boone Whitmire (July 1, 1922 – May 3, 1991) was an American football tackle between 1941–1944 for the University of Alabama and at the United States Naval Academy. He is one of only four college football players to ever be named as an All-American at two different schools. In 1956, Whitmire was elected into the College Football Hall of Fame.

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After his graduation from USNA (in the same class as President Jimmy Carter), he was commissioned an Ensign in the United States Navy where he later reached the rank of Rear Admiral. While serving with the Seventh Fleet he commanded Task Force 76 which supported the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975.

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