On White: Playing as a tailback in fifth year in the program ... Has worked at fullback and defensive end previously ... Very strong and durable player ... Hopeful of seeing more time ... Scored a touchdown and ran well in spring football game ... Rejoined the team in 2006 after missing the a season with a neck injury ... Excellent athlete who has worked hard to try and garner more attention.
As a redshirt senior in 2008: Saw action in five games this season ... Rushed six times for 11 yards, seven of which came against Albany (8/30) ... Fumbled once against Bryant (10/25).
As a redshirt junior in 2007: Did not play in any games ... Worked as a fullback after beginning camp as a defensive end.
As a redshirt sophomore in 2006: Played in one game against Stony Brook (9/23) ... Vital part of the scout team.
As a redshirt freshman in 2005: Suffered a neck injury in fall camp and did not play all season working to rehab from the injury.
As a freshman in 2004: Redshirted.
Before UMass: Played at Dunbar Vocational High School in Chicago, Ill. playing for Head Coach Glen Johnson ... Rushed for more than 1,700 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior ... Was a team captain as a senior ... Helped Dunbar to the 2002 Public League Championship.
Personal: Brandon Darnell White ... Born March 23, 1983 in Chicago, Ill. ... Son of Gloria and Timothy White ... Brother of Beatrice ... Majoring in Sociology.