Junior cornerback D.J. White will never gives up until he has to
Synjyn Days scores three touchdowns in the loss.
The Yellow Jackets are leading the ACC in turnover margin
Orange Bowl on December 31, 2014
Football Buries NC State (Photos by Steven Jensen)
Georgia Tech falls to Ole Miss in the Music City Bowl, 25-17
Georgia Tech Falls to Virginia Tech In Whiteout Game, 17-10
2014 ALL-ACC, HONORABLE MENTION (ACSMA)
2014 (Junior): Started all 14 games ... Named All-ACC honorable mention by media ... Had 66 tackles, including 52 solo, and 2.5 tackles for loss ... Recorded team-high four interceptions, including one returned for touchdown ... Also had team-best eight pass break-ups, one quarterback hurry and forced one fumble ... Recorded four solo tackles and three pass break-ups in Tech's Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) ... Tallied one solo tackle vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ... Recorded fourth interception to win game in overtime at Georgia (Nov. 29) ... Also recorded four tackles and one tackle for loss at Georgia ... Intercepted pass and recorded four tackles vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ... Recorded seven tackles, including six solo, had first pick-six of his career after returning interception 48 yards for touchdown and broke up two passes at NC State (Nov. 8) ... Led defense with six solo tackles and broke up one pass vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) ... Registered three tackles and forced fumble on 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 second career interception that set up 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 pass vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ... Recorded four solo tackles and broke up pass at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Had three tackles, including two solo, in season opener against Wofford (Aug. 30).
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.