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3   Jerard White
Jerard White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Washington, Md.

High School:
Valley Forge (Pa.) Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 208

Position:
CB


Returning starter at one of the cornerback spots ? Has good speed and quickness to the ball ? Solid tackler with a knack for the big hit ? Ranks fifth all-time at UMass in career pass breakups (25) ? Has played in 34 career games, starting every time ? Made the transition from strong safety to corner during the spring of 1998.

1998:Started every game of the season at cornerback ? Recorded 54 tackles on the year, including 43 solo stops ? Tied for the team lead in pass breakups with 15, while making three interceptions ? Also returned two kickoffs for 30 yards ? Tied for the Atlantic 10 Conference lead in pass breakups during the regular season ? His 15 pass breakups rank second on the school single season list ? Had five tackles and an interception against Georgia Southern in the NCAA championship game ? Made an interception at Northwestern State in the NCAA semifinals and returned it for 12 yards, while also recovering a fumble and making three tackles ? Had an 11-yard interception return at New Hampshire, while also making eight solo tackles ? Made seven tackles and broke up a pass against Buffalo ? Returned two kickoffs for 30 yards at Delaware, while also making three tackles and breaking up two passes.

1997:Started the first eight games at strong safety, before missing the final three games with a sprained left knee suffered in the Delaware game ? Registered 48 tackles (20 solo) with one for loss, one sack, four quarterback hurries and five pass breakups ? Returned six kickoffs for 89 yards ? Totaled a career-high 11 tackles and two quarterback hurries against Richmond ? Had seven tackles (five solo) and three pass breakups in the 26-20 victory at Buffalo ? Recorded seven tackles with two pass breakups and a quarterback hurry at James Madison ? Posted six tackles with a sack and a quarterback hurry in the victory over Rhode Island ? Made six tackles (three solo) at Maine ? Had five tackles, four of them solo stops, and returned six kickoffs for 89 yards at Villanova.

1996:Started all 11 games at strong safety ? Posted 52 tackles (34 solo) with six tackles for loss and five pass breakups ? Second on the team with two interceptions ? Returned 14 kickoffs for a team-high 282 yards (20.1 average) ? Finished sixth in the Yankee Conference in kickoff returns ? Recorded seven tackles (five solo), while making his first career interception and breaking up a team-high three passes against Villanova ? Made seven tackles in the win over Northeastern ? Picked off a pass and went 30 yards for his first collegiate touchdown in the win over Boston University ? The play marked the first time a UMass player had returned an interception for a touchdown since 1994 (Tony Williams, 31 yards, vs. William & Mary) ? Recorded seven tackles, five of them solo stops, with one tackle for loss in the 41-20 win over Buffalo ? Had seven tackles (five solo) with one tackle for loss and one pass breakup at New Hampshire ? Posted a career-high 47-yard kickoff return in the Connecticut game.

1995:Redshirted. Before UMass: Played one year of prep ball at Valley Forge Military Academy ? Played his high school football at Archbishop Carroll.

Personal:Full name is Jerard Patrick White ? Son of Leroy and Pat White ? Born October 27, 1977 in Washington, D.C. ? Majoring in Communications.

White's Career DEFENSIVE Statistics

YearUTATTTSacksTFLINTPBu
19963418520.0625
19972028481.0105
19984311540.00315
TOTALS97571541.07525

WHITE's Career KICKOFF RETURN Statistics

YearNOYdsAvgtdlong
19961428220.1047
199768614.3019
199823015.0018
TOTALS2239818.1047

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