40   Brandon White
Brandon White

RS Senior

Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Dunbar Vocational H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 245



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.


    Event Calendar

    Friday, Nov 27
    at Buffalo W, 31-26
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