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Lucky
Whitehead
#7 Wide Receiver
Lucky
Whitehead
#7 Wide Receiver
Height 5'10
Weight 177 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-06-02 (29)
Born Manassas, VA
School Florida Atlantic
Status AMER
Receptions 52
Yards 521
Touchdowns 2
Average 10.0

Born: June 2nd, 1992 – Manassas, Virginia
2021Years as a Lion: 1st   Years in CFL: 2nd   Status: American
Career Games: 15   Playoffs: 0    Grey Cup: 1

 

Acquired:

Lucky was signed by the Lions as a free agent on Feb 9, 2021.

 

Highlights:

2019: Lucky officially became a Winnipeg Blue Bomber on May 9, 2019, where he played a role as a receiver and return specialist. During his 15 appearances in 2019, Lucky hauled in 52 passes for 521 yards and two touchdowns. In Week 3 against the Edmonton Football Team, Lucky recorded his first breakout game in the CFL. He caught a 75-yard touchdown late in the first quarter and finished the game with seven receptions for 155 yards and a total of two scores. On special teams, Lucky recorded 596 yards off kickoff returns, including a highlight-reel worthy 104-yard return TD against the Toronto Argonauts in Week 5. Lucky was a part of the 2019 Grey Cup team for Winnipeg.

 

2015-2018: Lucky spent the 2015 & 2016 seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. After signed as an undrafted free agent, he took on the kick return duty for Dallas. Lucky registered 1,151 total return yards, 189 rushing yards and nine receptions for 64 receiving yards. He was released by the Cowboys in July 2017 but was shortly claimed off waivers by the New York Jets. From 2017 to 2018, Lucky was on and off the injured reserve list and was released by the Jets at the end of August 2018.

 

College:

Lucky was a first-team All-American honors and first-team All-Conference player at Dean College. He transferred to Florida Atlantic University for the 2013 & 2014 seasons. In 2013 through 10 game appearances, Lucky registered 284 all-purpose yards for the season. In 2014, Lucky was a threat at receiving and kick returning. He finished the year for the Owls with 76 receptions for 706 yards and six scores. He also took 21 carries for 210 yards and two scores. Lucky averaged 24.7 yards on kickoff returns and earned the offensive MVP for FAU.

 

 

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2019
WPG 15 52 72 521 322 2 10.0 75
Total
15 52 72 521 322 2 10.0 75

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2019
WPG 15 9 92 1 10.2 25
Total
15 9 92 1 10.2 25

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2019
WPG 15 7 54 7.70 13 0
Total
15 7 54 7.7 13 0

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2019
WPG 15 20 596 29.80 104 1
Total
15 20 596 29.8 104 1

Missed FG Returns

YEAR TEAM GP NO YDS AVG LG TD
2019
WPG 15 2 62 31.00 36 0
Total
15 2 62 31.0 36 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-15
1 BC 1 3 3 0 3.0 3
06-27
3 EDM 7 7 155 2 22.1 75
07-05
4 OTT 1 3 16 0 16.0 16
07-12
5 TOR 6 7 38 0 6.3 13
07-19
6 OTT 5 6 55 0 11.0 16
07-26
7 HAM 2 4 17 0 8.5 10
08-01
8 TOR 3 4 13 0 4.3 11
08-08
9 CGY 3 3 33 0 11.0 23
08-15
10 BC 3 3 30 0 10.0 20
08-23
11 EDM 2 2 18 0 9.0 14
09-01
12 SSK 4 4 16 0 4.0 6
09-21
15 MTL 5 5 33 0 6.6 11
09-27
16 HAM 3 6 27 0 9.0 18
10-05
17 SSK 3 8 29 0 9.7 22
10-19
19 CGY 4 7 38 0 9.5 15
Total
52 72 521 2 9.3 273

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-15
1 BC 1 4 0 4.0 4
06-27
3 EDM 1 -2 0 -2.0 -2
07-05
4 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-12
5 TOR 2 27 0 13.5 19
07-19
6 OTT 1 5 0 5.0 5
07-26
7 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-01
8 TOR 1 13 0 13.0 13
08-08
9 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-15
10 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-23
11 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-01
12 SSK 2 20 0 10.0 12
09-21
15 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-27
16 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-05
17 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-19
19 CGY 1 25 1 25.0 25
Total
9 92 1 9.8 76

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-15
1 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-27
3 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-05
4 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-12
5 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-19
6 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-26
7 HAM 5 45 9.00 13 0
08-01
8 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-08
9 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-15
10 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-23
11 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-01
12 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-21
15 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-27
16 HAM 1 2 2.00 2 0
10-05
17 SSK 1 7 7.00 7 0
10-19
19 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
7 54 0.0 13 18

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-15
1 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-27
3 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-05
4 OTT 0 8 0.00 8 0
07-12
5 TOR 2 134 67.00 104 1
07-19
6 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-26
7 HAM 4 84 21.00 30 0
08-01
8 TOR 4 83 20.80 26 0
08-08
9 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-15
10 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-23
11 EDM 1 39 39.00 28 0
09-01
12 SSK 1 28 28.00 28 0
09-21
15 MTL 4 112 28.00 32 0
09-27
16 HAM 2 60 30.00 33 0
10-05
17 SSK 1 41 41.00 22 0
10-19
19 CGY 1 7 7.00 7 0
Total
20 596 0.0 104 281.8

Missed FG Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-15
1 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-27
3 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-05
4 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-12
5 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-19
6 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-26
7 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-01
8 TOR 1 26 26.00 26 0
08-08
9 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-15
10 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-23
11 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-01
12 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-21
15 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-27
16 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-05
17 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-19
19 CGY 1 36 36.00 36 0
Total
2 62 0.0 36 62