It looks like a wrench has been thrown into Donte Whitner’s plans to change his last name to “Hitner.”
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the goverment shutdown is currently holding up his paperwork from getting processed.
Paperwork for 49ers S Donte Whitner to change name to “Hitner” cannot be processed due to government shutdown. Hitner shut down for now.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 6, 2013
Whitner shared his frustrations on Twitter.
Damn gov’t shutdown lol GM
— DonteHitner (@DonteWhitner) October 6, 2013