Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
BEFORE ARIZONA: Whitham attended College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif. ... He was there from 2010 to 2012 and earned the team's Coaches' Award and the Sophomore of the Year.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Saugus High School, Whitham was the team MVP his senior year ... Saugus was crowned the Foothill League Champions during Whitham's senior year.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Daniel and Angie Whitham and was born in West Hills, Calif. ... He has one brother and two sisters ... Whitham is pursuing a degree in sociology.