Titans QB Whitehurst arm wrestles punter for jersey number
MAY 28, 2014 1:49p ET
He wore it at Clemson. He wore it in San Diego and Seattle after making it to the NFL. He planned on wearing it in Nashville after signing a two-year contract with the Titans organization back in March.
Then, a punter got in his way.
The problem for Whitehurst was that starting punter Brett Kern shares an affinity for the number. So the two men -- the quarterback versus the punter -- decided to arm wrestle for the honor.
Whitehurst revealed the results of the match on Instagram:
To paraphrase Whitehurst's decription on Instagram: Arm-wrestled the punter for No. 6 and lost. It was a good run.