Whitehead is ranked as a Top-250 player by Rivals.com, as well as the No. 30 cornerback in his class and No. 6 player from Pennsylvania.
Whitehead is listed as 5-foot-10 and 165 pounds and hails from Monaca, Pennsylvania. He visited all of the schools in his top four, including a trip to Pittsburgh on Aug. 29.
Whitehead becomes Pittsburgh's 15th commitment from the Class of 2015, and just the second four-star. Before his commitment, the Panthers recruiting class was ranked No. 45 in the nation.
Pittsburgh is 3-2 this season, with wins over Delaware, Boston College and FIU. They play at Virginia on Saturday.
- Molly Geary