Roddy White - 10
Roddy White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charleston, S.C.

High School:
Saint James Island High School

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
11/02/1981

Experience:
3L


UAB's top receiving threat last season and is expected to play that role again in 2004 ... already has established himself among Conference USA's top receivers ... has five career 100-yard receiving games ... has been on receiving end of 78 passes over past two seasons ... presently tied for No. 4 all-time at UAB in receptions with 92 ... his 1,660 career receiving yards are No. 3 all-time for the Blazers as are his 12 TD receptions.

2003: Led Blazers in receptions (39) and reception yardage (844) ... also paced team in TD receptions with seven ... started all 12 games for UAB ... one of Conference USA's top playmakers, White ranked No. 2 in league in yards per catch among WRs with 30 or more receptions ... recorded four games with more than 100 receiving yards ... his 95-yard touchdown catch against Cincinnati represents the second-longest catch in C-USA history ... had third-highest single-game receiving yardage with his 171 against Cincinnati ... also surpassed 100 yards in receiving in games vs. Southern Miss (111), Tulane (147) and South Florida (121) ... was named C-USA Offensive Player-of-the-Week for his performance vs. Cincinnati (4 catches, 171 yards, 2 TDs, reception of 95 yards) ... caught a career-high 10 passes in the game vs. Southern Mississippi ... recorded two touchdowns in games vs. Cincinnati and Tulane ... also registered several other long pass receptions (61 vs. Tulane, 56 vs. Cincinnati and South Florida, 54 vs. Houston and 53 vs. TCU).

2002: After seeing limited duty in 2001, White experienced a "breakout" season last fall ... started 11 of 12 contests for the Blazers ... finished the campaign as UAB's leading receiver in terms of receptions with 39 ... ranked No. 2 on the squad in receiving yards with 580 ... finished the year ranked 10th in Conference USA in receiving yards per game at 48.3 ... his 159-yard performance against East Carolina tied teammate Willie Quinnie for second-best single-game performance among C-USA receivers in 2002 ... registered 33 of his 39 receptions over the season's final eight games ...caught four passes for 94 yards and a touchdown in win over Houston ... had 80-yard performance against Southern Miss ... also had TD receptions versus Tulane and ECU.

2001: Caught 14 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns as a true freshman ... had 10 catches for 184 yards over last three games of the season ... had three receptions for 73 yards and one touchdown against TCU ... had a 52-yard reception in that game, his longest of the season ... had a season high four catches for 75 yards against Pittsburgh ... saw action in nine games, starting three ... also used as a kick returner.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Saint James Island High School where he was twice named all-state and twice tabbed all-Low Country ... broke school's career receiving records ... was listed among top receivers nationally by Rivals.com ... coached by Reed Charpia ... also participated in baseball and wrestling at James Island and won a pair of state titles in the latter sport.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 2, 1981 at James Island, S.C. ... son of Joenethia White ... a sociology major.

 
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