Daniel White - 34
Daniel White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Apopka, Fla.

High School:
Apopka HS

Last College:
Hargrave Military Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 234

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
03/15/1990

Experience:
2L


Originally signed with UAB in February, 2008 but attended Hargrave Military Institute in Chatham, Va. in fall of 2008 ... after signing again with the Blazers, White was an enrollee in January, 2009 and participated in spring practice, 2009 ... saw action at linebacker in 2009 in his first season at UAB but was moved to defensive end following 2010 spring practice ... moved back to linebacker for 2010 season ... made 16 starts in first two seasons at UAB.

2011: Played in first game of season (at Florida) and had six tackles ... did not see action the remainder of the fall.

2010: Appeared in all 12 games and started nine of those ... finished season as Blazers' fourth-leading tackler with 55 stops, including 36 solo hits ... registered a season-high 10 tackles against Marshall ... also had nine stops in UAB's road contest at Tennessee ... also recorded seven tackles against Memphis ... posted 6.5 tackles for loss (40 yards) to rank No. 4 on team ... had season-best two tackles for loss against Mississippi State and Southern Miss ... also notched 2.5 sacks (21 yards) ...forced one fumble against Southern Miss ... registered his first career interception in season finale against Rice and returned it 21 yards.

2009: Made impact in first season at UAB ... saw action in all 12 games and started seven of those at "mike" linebacker ... earned spot on Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... ranked No. 6 on team in tackles with 43 stops ... had five tackles for loss (17 yards) ... also added 2.5 sacks (15 yards) ... recorded season-high eight tackles vs. East Carolina and seven against Southern Miss ... also had five stops against Marshall.

High School: Attended Hargrave Military Institute ... ranked as No. 43 "prep school" prospect on Rivals.com 2009 rankings ... attended Apopka High School where he played linebacker ... was a three-year starter for the Blue Darts ... recorded 60 tackles and one interception his senior season ... helped his team record a 12-2 record and reach the Florida Class 6A state semifinals his senior season ... was selected to play in the Central Florida All-Star Game and was named the game's defensive MVP ... was a member of a defense his senior season that held opponents to an average of 13.4 points per game ... his junior season the Blue Darts went 9-3, and 5-0 in conference ... coached by Rick Darlington.

Personal: Born March 15, 1990 at Orlando, Fla. ... son of Lesa and Fred White ... major is Individually Designed.

 
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