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|Date of birth:December 11, 1977|
|Place of birth: Portland, Oregon|
| High School: La Salle High School|
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2000 / Round: 5 / Pick: 157|
|Debuted in 2000 for the Dallas Cowboys|
|Last played in 2003 for the Dallas Cowboys|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2003|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
|Stats at DatabaseFootball.com|
James Patrick Whalen, Jr. (born December 11, 1977) is a former American college and professional football player who was a tight end in the National Football League (NFL) for four seasons during the early 2000s. Whalen played college football for the University of Kentucky, and earned All-American honors. He played professionally for the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.
Whalen attended the University of Kentucky, and played for the Kentucky Wildcats football team from 1996 to 1999. As a senior in 1999, he was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected him in the fifth round (157th overall pick) of the 2000 NFL Draft, and he played for the Dallas Cowboys from 2000 to 2003. He appeared in twenty-six games for the Cowboys and started in six of them.
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