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Vincent White
Delaware State
Position:Offensive Coordinator
Personal information
Born: (1961-08-26) August 26, 1961 (age 58)
Kansas City, Missouri
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Weight:185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school:Denver (CO) Mullen
College:Stanford
NFL Draft:1983 / Round: 6 / Pick: 163
Career history
As player:
* New York Jets ( 1983)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
*Aurora (CO) Rangeview HS (1985) (RB)
  • Oregon Tech (1986–1988) (OC/WR)
  • UT Martin (1989) (OC/WR)
  • Pacific (1990–1992) (OC/WR)
  • SMU (1993) (WR)
  • Maryland (1994) (WR)
  • SMU (1995–1996) (WR)
  • Pittsburgh (1997–1999) (RB)
  • Arizona State (2000) (RB)
  • Utah (2001–2002) (RB)
  • Saint Mary's (2003)
  • Delaware State (2005) (RB/TE)
  • Southeast Missouri State (2006–2010) (assoc. HC/OC/QB)
  • New Mexico (2011) (RB)
  • Fordham (2012) (OC/WR)
  • Lincoln (MO) (2013) (OC)
  • Delaware State (2016) (assoc. HC/RB)
  • Delaware State (2017–present) (assoc. HC/OC)
  • Head coaching record
    Regular season:.083

    Vincent Dwayne White (born August 26, 1961) is an American football coach and former running back who is currently the head football coach at J.K. Mullen High School in Denver, CO.[1]

    Early life and college careerEdit

    Born in Kansas City, Missouri, White later grew up in Denver and attended Mullen High School.[2][3] White helped Mullen win the Colorado Class 3A title as a senior in 1978.[4]

    White attended Stanford University and played at running back on the Stanford Cardinal football team from 1979 to 1982. Cumulatively at Stanford, White had 1,689 yards and 12 touchdowns on the ground, in addition to 1,722 receiving yards and 16 touchdown catches.[5] White graduated from Stanford in 1984 with a bachelor's degree in sociology.[6]

    College stats Edit

    NO YDS AVG TDS ATT YDS AVG TDS
    162 1722 10.6 18 311 1689 5.4 12

    Professional playing careerEdit

    In the 1983 NFL draft, the New York Jets selected White in the sixth round. However, White instead played for the Denver Gold of the United States Football League (USFL). In three seasons, White rushed for 739 yards and three touchdowns and received for 1,051 yards and seven touchdowns.[7]

    USFL statsEdit

    NO YDS AVG TDS ATT YDS AVG TDS
    46 385 8.4 2 166 688 4.1 3

    Coaching careerEdit

    In 1985, White began his coaching career at Rangeview High School in Aurora, Colorado, coaching running backs.[8] The following year, White moved up to the collegiate level as offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach at Oregon Tech, a Division II school. At Oregon Tech, White implemented a record-setting run and shoot offense and helped Oregon Tech make the semifinal round of the 1988 playoffs.[6]

    In 1989, White became offensive coordinator and receivers coach at Division I-AA (now Division I FCS) UT Martin under Don McLeary. From 1990 to 1992, White had the same positions at Division I-A (now Division I FBS) Pacific under Walt Harris.[6]

    After coaching receivers at SMU under Tom Rossley in 1993, White coached receivers at Maryland in 1994 under Mark Duffner before another stint as SMU receivers coach from 1995 to 1996 again under Rossley.[6]

    Reuniting with Harris, White was running backs coach at Pittsburgh from 1997 to 1999. At Pittsburgh, White coached future NFL player Kevan Barlow and helped Pittsburgh qualify for the 1997 Liberty Bowl.[6]

    In 2000, White was running backs coach at Arizona State under Bruce Snyder. From 2001 to 2002, White coached running backs at Utah under Ron McBride and was part of Utah's 2001 Las Vegas Bowl title.[6]

    On December 19, 2002, Saint Mary's College hired White as head football coach.[6] Saint Mary's went 1–11 in White's lone season in 2003, before Saint Mary's disbanded its football program in March 2004.[4] White said that he felt "misled" and "betrayed" by Saint Mary's.[9]

    In 2005, White coached tight ends and running backs at Delaware State under Al Lavan and helped Delaware State finish 7–4 and with its first winning season since 2000.[1]

    From 2006 to 2010, White served as assistant head coach, offensive coordinator, and quarterbacks coach at Southeast Missouri State under Tony Samuel.[1]

    On January 4, 2011, White returned to the FBS level as running backs coach at New Mexico under Mike Locksley.[10]

    In 2012, White was assistant head coach and wide receivers coach at Fordham under Joe Moorhead.[1]

    White returned to the Division II level in 2013 as offensive coordinator at Lincoln University in Missouri.[1]

    In March 2016, White returned to Delaware State as associate head coach and running backs coach under Kenny Carter; he became offensive coordinator effective in the 2017 season.[1]

    ReferencesEdit

    1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Vincent White, Associate Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator". Delaware State Hornets. http://www.dsuhornets.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=12900&ATCLID=210020935. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
    2. "Vincent White". Pro Football Archives. http://www.profootballarchives.com/playerw/whit14400.html. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
    3. "Vincent White". NFL. http://www.nfl.com/player/vincentwhite/2528714/careerstats. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
    4. 4.0 4.1 Moss, Irv (July 2, 2013). "Colorado Classics: Vincent White, former Denver Gold star, finds niche in coaching". Denver Post. Archived from the original on November 4, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20141104070833/http://www.denverpost.com/ci_23588376/vincent-white-former-denver-gold-star-finds-niche. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
    5. "Vincent White". sports-reference CFB. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/vincent-white-1.html. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
    6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 "Vincent White Named Head Football Coach". Saint Mary's College of California. December 19, 2002. Archived from the original on February 27, 2004. https://web.archive.org/web/20040227035811/http://smcgaels.ocsn.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/white_vincent00.html.
    7. "Vincent White". Just Sports Stats. http://www.justsportsstats.com/footballstatsindex.php?player_id=whitevin001. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
    8. "Vincent White". Arizona State Sun Devils. Archived from the original on December 12, 2000. https://web.archive.org/web/20001212100500/http://thesundevils.fansonly.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/white_vincent00.html. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
    9. Burrell, Jackie, and Thompson, Marcus II (March 4, 2004). "Game over; St. Mary's dissolves football program". Contra Costa Times. Archived from the original on August 12, 2004. https://web.archive.org/web/20040812073341/http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/sports/colleges/saint_marys_college_california/8102953.htm. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
    10. "Vincent White and Ron Hudson Join Lobo Football Staff". University of New Mexico Athletics. January 4, 2011. Archived from the original on April 19, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170419043504/http://www.nmnathletics.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=26000&ATCLID=209063792.

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