Biography: Two-year starter awarded all-conference honors as a senior with 58 tackles, 4 interceptions, and 5 pass breakups. Junior numbers included 31/1/7. Lined up at cornerback and safety for Samford.
Positives: Versatile defensive back with a developing game. Instinctive, quick to diagnose the action and plays a physical game. Explodes up the field, works hard to get through blocks and is very active defending the run and screen passes. Aggressively lays his shoulders into opponents and wraps up when tackling. Solid open-field tackler. Plays heads-up football, plays with good body control and displays tremendous quickness in his game. Works well with safeties, gets a jump on the ball and displays timing defending the pass. Possesses good hands for interceptions. Outstanding special teams player who stands out on coverage units.
Negatives: Stiff moving in reverse and prefers to side shuffle. Overmatched by larger receivers. Loses a half step transitioning to position himself against pass catchers to make plays against the ball.
Analysis: White has displayed terrific development in his game the past three years and is a talented defensive back who is best facing the action. He offers possibilities as a zone safety or cornerback in man off coverage and should stand out on special teams in the NFL.
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