- Originally started his professional football career with the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League (UFL) in 2011, where he appeared in four games. Following the UFL sea-son, he returned home and earned a spot on the 49ers practice squad in December of 2011 after a workout.
- In five seasons with San Francisco, played in 65 games with 36 starts, recording 290 tackles (192 solo), 0.5 sacks, three interceptions, eight passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. He also logged 36 special teams tackles.
College: Played collegiately at Washburn University, a Division II school located in Topeka, Kansas. With two redshirt years, one due to an injury, Wilhoite spent six years developing his skills as a safety. Was selected to play in the Cactus Bowl, the Division II all-star game, following his sen-ior season in 2010. Made the switch to linebacker when he signed with the UFL’s Omaha Nighthawks.
Personal: Played his high school football at Highland Park H.S. in Topeka, Kansas. Was a three-year letterman in football at safety, in addition to playing multiple other positions on occasion, includ-ing quarterback. Was a second-team all-league pick at safety following his senior season. Was a member of the National Honor Society and the National Honor Roll. Son of Greg Wilhoite and Jan Buckheim. Born December 7, 1986. Majored in Mass Media.