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White, a native of Pittsburgh, Pa., came to BG after two years at Ventura (Calif.) JC. He was an All-MAC First-Team selection in both years with the Falcons. As a junior, he became just the third player in NCAA history to rush for over 1,000 yards while catching more than 50 passes. He joined NFL players Darren Nelsen and Gerald Willhite in that group. As a senior in 1985, he led the nation in scoring with 19 TDs, while rushing for 949 yards as the Falcons went 11-0 in the regular season, won the MAC title and played in the California Bowl. In just two years, scored 34 touchdowns, falling five shy of the school record. Had a career game rushing for 143 yards and a school-record four TDs in his first Division I game vs. Richmond. He had a total of nine 100-yard rushing games in his two years at BG. He also duplicated his four-TD effort as a senior, turning the trick against Eastern Michigan. Lastly, he caught 56 passes as a junior and 33 as a senior.

(Taken from a June 19, 2007 BGSU Athletic Department press release.)
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