Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Greg White





GREG WHITE



Fr., TB, 6-1, 215, De Queen, Ark. (De Queen HS)

Gifted athlete who excelled on both sides of the ball at De Queen High School as a running back as well as a defensive end … Has a physical running style which reminds observers of a power running back, but also has displayed excellent quickness, vision and athleticism … Ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 15 overall prospect at any position coming out of the state of Arkansas … A two-time All-State and three-time All-Conference performer as a running back, who also earned honors for his play on defense … Ran for 1,240 yards and 25 touchdowns during his senior season, averaging 9.0 yards per carry on the way … Had 1,406 yards from scrimmage and 23 TDs during his junior season, and posted 1,002 yards as a sophomore … A three-sport standout who also lettered in basketball and track and field for his school … Earned all-state honors on the hardwood, and who has set a school record for most double-doubles in a season – averaged 21 points and 11 rebounds per game as a junior … High school coach – Chris Vereen … Parents – Greg White & Elmyra Brown … Lists hobbies as listening to music and hanging out with friends … Chose Mizzou over Arkansas, Mississippi and Oklahoma, among others, and lists the family atmosphere within the program as a major drawing point.