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- Corey White
Corey White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Jess Lanier High School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 235

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
10/01/1985

Experience:
3L



Enters senior season at UAB as one of the program's top offensive performers in history ... ranks No. 4 all-time with the Blazers in rushing yardage with 1,553 ... has posted back-to-back seasons of 589 and 632 yards, respectively, splitting duty at running back ... has been especially tough around the goalline as his 19 career rushing touchdowns will attest ... those 19 rushing touchdowns rank No. 2 all-time at UAB ... partly due to his shared duty, White is an underrated back in Conference USA but he should again be one of the league's top rushers in 2006 ... has rushed for a combined 15 touchdowns in last two seasons ... one of four quality senior running backs for the Blazers ... has a career per carry average of 5.0 yards ... enters fall practice listed as the team's No. 1 running back ... big back who looks more like a fullback but who has a great burst of speed.

2005: Was Blazers' leading rusher with 632 yards and seven touchdowns, also tops on the team ... rushed for 200 yards on 28 attempts against Memphis, a 37-20 road victory last season ... his 200-yard effort represented just the fourth 200-yard rushing performance in UAB history ... also played large role in impressive road victory at UTEP last November as he ran for 106 yards (21 attempts) ... nearly topped century mark in second week of season as he finished with 96 yards on 18 carries in win at Troy ... had 63 yards a week later against Jacksonville State ... had a pair of touchdowns against Jacksonville State ... had a career-long 61-yard run against Memphis ... was on receiving end of 10 passes during season for 79 yards.

2004: Had a solid sophomore campaign and finished the regular season as UAB's second-leading rusher ... ran the ball 106 times for 589 yards and led the Blazers with eight rushing touchdowns ... finished season with outstanding yards per carry average of 5.6 ... caught nine balls for 72 yards and also returned one kick for six yards ... rushed for a season-high 83 yards on 15 carries and three TDs versus South Florida... rushed for at least 60 yards in four-straight games at one point during the season (70 yards vs. Mississippi State, 68 vs. TCU, 63 vs. Tulane and 83 vs. USF) ... scored on a 30-yard run with 13 seconds remaining in the Memphis game on Sept. 25 to give the Blazers a thrilling 35-28 victory ... had two rushing touchdowns in the win over Memphis ... for season, White had nine receptions for 72 yards ... enjoyed an outstanding game at the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl as he totalled 53 rushing yards on only eight attempts (6.6 per carry) ... also had two pass receptions for 34 yards in bowl game with a long of 18 yards.

2003: Played in all 12 contests as a true freshman but it wasn't until the season's final three games that he became the team's feature running back ... started four games during the season (vs. Memphis, Cincinnati, South Florida and Houston) ... finished the season as the Blazers' No. 2 rusher with 332 yards (77 attempts), but he recorded 325 of those yards in the final three games of the campaign ... carried the ball just nine times in the first nine games of the season but he had 68 rushing attempts in the last three contests ... registered a pair of 100-yard rushing games, garnering 138 yards -- the most by a Blazer in 2003 - against Tulane and 123 in season finale at Houston ... led team in rushing touchdowns with four ... had a season-long 45-yard run in contest at Houston.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Jess Lanier High School ... was generally regarded as one of the top RB prospects in the state ... rushed for 839 yards and 10 touchdowns as a prep senior at Jess Lanier High School ... also recorded 23 receptions for 261 yards and a pair of receiving TDs ... was tabbed first-team All-Metro by The Birmingham News ... also recognized as honorable mention all- state performer by The Birmingham News ... coached by Jerry Dismuke at Jess Lanier.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 1, 1985 at Birmingham, Ala. ... son of Cheryl and Charles White ... major is history.