|Born:||May 30, 1959|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|College||San Jose State|
|NFL draft||1982 / Round: 1 / Pick 21|
Gerald William Willhite (born May 30, 1959) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Denver Broncos in the first round (21st overall) of the 1982 NFL Draft. A 5'10", 210-lb. running back, Willhite played college football at San Jose State and for the Broncos from 1982 to 1988. He appeared in Super Bowl XXI against the New York Giants. In his 7 NFL seasons, he rushed for 1,688 yards and 17 touchdowns, with a 4.4 yards per carry average, while also catching 207 passes for 1,767 yards and 5 scores. On special teams, he returned 101 punts for 1,012 yards and a touchdown, along with 26 kickoffs for 512 yards.
Willhite was born in Sacramento, California and graduated from Cordova High School of Rancho Cordova, California in 1977. Willhite currently owns and operates GW Spices BBQ Restaurant in Rancho Cucamonga, California.
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