James White   #28 RB

Height: 5-10   Weight: 205   Age: 26

Born: 2/3/1992 Fort Lauderdale , FL

College: Wisconsin

Experience: 5th season

High School: St. Thomas Aquinas HS [Fort Lauderdale, FL]









Draft 2014

Pick No.130

Selected By: New England Patriots

Round: 4

Pick (Overall): 30 (130)

Pick Analysis: Distant cousin of NFL players Santana and Sinorice Moss. The Florida prep also played baseball. Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 2010 after leading the team in rushing with 156 carries for 1,052 yards (6.7-yard average) and 14 touchdowns while grabbing 11 passes for 88 yards (8.0) in 12 games. Did not play at Purdue with a left knee injury (sprained MCL). In '11, he saw action in all 14 games and logged 141-713-6 (5.1) on the ground and 15-150-0 (10.0) in the air. Missed most of '12 spring practice with left knee (tear in meniscus) injury. Spent the fall as a backup to Broncos 2013 second-rounder Montee Ball and was the second-leading rusher with 125-806-12 (6.4) while grabbing 8-132-1 (16.5) in 14 games. Had 119 rushing yards, four rushing touchdowns and threw a 3-yard touchdown pass in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska. Was the Badgers' second-leading rusher in '13 after amassing 221-1,444-13 (6.5) in 13 games, including the first 12 starts of his career (only non-start was Ohio State). Also hauled in 39-300-2 (7.7). Helped set the FBS single-season record with 3,052 rushing yards by teammates (Melvin Gordon 1,609). Had 670 career receiving yards, which set the school record for a running back. Had 39 career kickoff returns for 765 yards (19.6-yard average).


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  1. James White 2014 Combine Workout

    Published: March 11, 2014 at 01:56 p.m.

    Watch Wisconsin RB James White work out at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine.

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