No. 14 Georgia Tech's three-game road win streak snapped
Quotes from Coach Johnson and players at Tech's Media Day
Georgia Tech's Fellowship of Christian Athletes helped build a house in Dominican Republic as part of GT Serves
Junior cornerback D.J. White will never gives up until he has to
Synjyn Days scores three touchdowns in the loss.
No. 14 Georgia Tech got a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns from Patrick Skov as the Yellow Jackets rallied on the road at No. 8 Notre Dame, but the Fighting Irish held on for a 30-23 victory Saturday at Notre Dame Stadium.
Paul Johnson, D.J. White and Justin Thomas discussed the upcoming season at the event in Pinehurst, N.C.
Orange Bowl on December 31, 2014
Football Buries NC State (Photos by Steven Jensen)
2015 (Senior): Voted one of three team captains by teammates after week 3 of season ... Started at cornerback vs. Alcorn State (Sept. 3), tallying one solo tackle ... Recorded three solo tackles and one interception vs. Tulane (Sept. 12) ... Recorded four solo stops, one pass break-up and one interception at Notre Dame (Sept. 19) ... Had two assisted tackles at Duke (Sept. 26) ... Made five solo tackles, one forced fumble and one pass break-up vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3).
2013 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games, starting nine times ... Recorded 50 tackles, 40 solo tackles, and 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 tackle for loss vs. Georgia (Nov. 30) ... Had breakout game vs. Ole Miss in Music City Bowl (Dec. 30) ... Recorded career-high 13 tackles and 11 solo tackles, forced two fumbles and had first career interception against Rebels.
2012 (True Freshman): Played in 10 games – final 10 games of season ... Recorded five tackles – all of them solo tackles ... Forced one fumble ... Recorded two solo tackles in win over Boston College (Oct. 20) ... Had pair of solo tackles and forced fumble at North Carolina (Nov. 10).
High School: Union Grove HS ... 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 interception as 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 ... 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 favorite school growing up ... Wore No. 9 in high school because represented birth month and day (9/9/93) ... Majoring in business administration.