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D.J. White
D.J. White

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
McDonough, Ga.

High School:
Union Grove

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 188

Position:
DB

Birthdate:
09/09/1993



12/06/2014

#BuzzRewind: #11 Football Falls to #4 FSU 37-35 in ACCFCG

Synjyn Days scores three touchdowns in the loss.

11/15/2014

#BuzzRewind: #22 Football Routs #19 Clemson, 28-6

11/13/2014

#TGW: Pick Pockets

The Yellow Jackets are leading the ACC in turnover margin

11/08/2014

#BuzzRewind: No. 24 Football Stomps State, 56-23

11/08/2014

Postgame Notes: Georgia Tech 56, NC State 23

Postgame notes for Georgia Tech at NC State

11/29/2014

No. 16 Football at No. 8 Georgia

USATSI Gallery

11/08/2014

Football Buries NC State (Photos by Steven Jensen)

Football Buries NC State (Photos by Steven Jensen)

12/30/2013

Georgia Tech vs. Ole Miss - Music City Bowl

Georgia Tech falls to Ole Miss in the Music City Bowl, 25-17

09/26/2013

Georgia Tech vs Virginia Tech (Photos by Danny Karnik)

Georgia Tech Falls to Virginia Tech In Whiteout Game, 17-10

Honors
* 2014 All-ACC Honorable Mention (Media)
* ACC Defensive Back of the Week (12/1/14)

Made an immediate impact as a true freshman in 2012 and emerged as a starter as a sophomore in 2013... an athletic player who has improved game by game through the first two years of his career... played his best game in last year's Music City Bowl vs. Ole Miss... a good student who has made the Dean's List.

2014 (junior): Started all 13 games ...Named All-ACC honorable mention by the media ...Had 62 tackles, including 48 solo and 2.5 tackles for loss ... Recorded a team-high four interceptions, including one that was returned for a touchdown ... Also had a team-best five pass break ups, one quarterback hurry and forced one fumble ... Tallied one solo tackle vs. Florida State in the ACC ChampionshipGame (Dec. 6) ... Recorded his fourth interception this season to win the game in overtime at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Also recorded four tackles and one tackle for loss at Georgia ...Intercepted a pass and recorded four tackles vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ...Recorded seven tackles, including six solo, had the first pick-six of his career after returning an interception 48 yards for a touchdown and broke up two passes at NC State (Nov. 8) ...Led the defense with six solo tackles and broke up one pass vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ...Registered three tackles and forced a fumble on the goal line at Pitt (Oct. 25) ...Tallied 11 tackles, including eight solo, at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ...Had five solo tackles vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ...Registered two solo tackles vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ...Recorded his second career-interception that set up the game-winning drive and had 10 tackles, including 1.5 for a loss of two yards, at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) ...Tallied two solo tackles and broke up a pass vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ...Recorded four solo tackles and broke up a pass at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Had three tackles, including two solo, in the season opener against Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (sophomore): Played in all 13 games and started nine times... recorded 50 tackles, 40 solo tackles, and a tackle for loss... forced two fumbles, had one interception and broke up five passes... registered five tackles at BYU (Oct. 12)... had five tackles at Virginia (Oct. 26)... recorded five solo tackles and a tackle for loss vs. Georgia (Nov. 30)... had a breakout game vs. Ole Miss in the Music City Bowl (Dec. 30)... recorded a career-high 13 tackles and 11 solo tackles, forced two fumbles and had his first career interception against the Rebels.

2012 (true freshman): Played in 10 games -- the final 10 games of the season... recorded five tackles -- all of them solo tackles... forced one fumble... recorded two solo tackles in the win over Boston College (Oct. 20)... had a pair of solo tackles and forced a fumble at North Carolina (Nov. 10).

High School: Union Grove... played for head coach Paul Burgdorf... rated with three stars and ranked No. 121 at cornerback by Scout... ranked No. 29 at cornerback nationally by ESPN... averaged 8.59 yards per carry, 21.85 yards per catch, 16 yards per punt return, 22.3 yards per kick return, made 21 tackles and recorded an interception as a senior... first team all-region and honorable mention all-state in 2011.

Personal: Full name is David Jamaal White... born Sept. 9, 1993 in Atlanta... son of Brockston and Zina White... has three siblings - Marcus, Darius and Michael... his mother played college basketball at Truett McConnell... had two cousins run track in college and another, Horace Stroud, play football at Auburn... started playing football in sixth grade... listed Tech as his favorite school growing up... wore No. 9 in high school because it represents his birth month and day (9/9/93)... majoring in business administration.

Career Highs
Tackles: 13, vs. Ole Miss, Dec. 30, 2013
Solo Tackles: 11, vs. Ole Miss, Dec. 30, 2013
TFL: 1.5, at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20, 2014)
FF: 2 vs. Ole Miss, Dec. 30, 2013
PB: 3, vs. Ole Miss, Dec. 30, 2013
INT: 1, five times, last at Georgia, Nov, 29, 2014

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