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#20
James White
Carries Yards TD
221 1444 13
Team: Wisconsin BadgersHeight: 5-10 Born:
Position: RBWeight: 197 Hometown: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Class-Eligibility: Sr-Sr


Scouting Report
Despite being one of the most prolific running backs in the nation over the past four seasons, White isn't considered one of the top backs in this year's draft. He was the Big Ten freshman of the year in 2010, when he rushed for 1,052 yards. He finished his career with 4,015 yards, fourth most all-time at Wisconsin, and his 45 rushing TDs are tied for eighth most in Big Ten history. Over the past two seasons, White, a second-team all-Big Ten selection in 2013, averaged 6.5 yards per carry, best among the 69 players with at least 300 attempts. He racked up all his yards despite never being the Badgers' featured back, splitting carries for three seasons with Montee Ball, now with the Denver Broncos, and then Melvin Gordon in 2013. As a result of sharing time, White doesn't have excessive wear and tear on his body. He has excellent vision, is able to quickly hit the holes uses his agility to make defenders miss. He is willing to take on blockers in pass coverage and has reliable hands. He finished his career with 73 receptions and only two fumbles on 755 touches. While he appears to possess nearly all the tools NFL teams covet, White lacks ideal size. He has short arms and small hands and could struggle to keep pro defenders off him. His tremendous strength, however, could help offset his bulk issues. He did 23 reps in the bench press at the combine, tied for the fourth most among running backs. A Wisconsin running back has been selected in each of the last two drafts, and White - projected to be taken in the fifth or sixth round - will likely make it three in a row.

Career Passing Stats

Year Team G Cmp Att Comp % Yds Yd/A TDs Int Sacked Yds
2012 Wisc  14 1 2 50.0 3 1.5 1 0 0 0
Career   53 1 2 50.0 3 1.5 1 0 0 0

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats

Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2010 Wisc  12 156 1052 6.7 14 11 88 8.0 0
2011 Wisc  14 141 713 5.1 6 15 150 10.0 0
2012 Wisc  14 125 806 6.4 12 8 132 16.5 1
2013 Wisc  13 221 1444 6.5 13 39 300 7.7 2
Career   53 643 4015 6.2 45 73 670 9.2 3

Career Returning Stats

Year Team G Punt Returns Yds Avg TDs Kick Returns Yds Avg TDs
2010 Wisc  12 0 0 - 0 17 329 19.4 0
2011 Wisc  14 0 0 - 0 15 315 21.0 0
2012 Wisc  14 0 0 - 0 6 114 19.0 0
2013 Wisc  13 0 0 - 0 1 7 7.0 0
Career   53 0 0 - 0 39 765 19.6 0

Offensive Logs

  Passing Rushing Receiving
Date Opp Cmp Att Yds Pct TDs Int Long Car Yds Avg TDs Long Rec Yds Avg TDs Long
8/31/2013 UMass 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 11 143 13.0 1 51 1 11 11.0 0 11
9/7/2013 TnTech 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 22 109 5.0 1 13 3 31 10.3 0 14
9/14/2013 @ AriSt 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 12 45 3.8 0 19 4 24 6.0 0 9
9/21/2013 Purdue 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 16 145 9.1 1 70 3 49 16.3 0 35
9/28/2013 @ OhioSt 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 8 31 3.9 1 17 4 16 4.0 0 13
10/12/2013 NW 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 19 101 5.3 1 24 3 29 9.7 0 13
10/19/2013 @ Ill 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 20 98 4.9 2 17 3 29 9.7 1 30
11/2/2013 @ Iowa 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 19 132 6.9 2 59 2 19 9.5 0 10
11/9/2013 BYU 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 23 147 6.4 2 25 6 47 7.8 1 27
11/16/2013 Ind 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 20 205 10.3 1 93 2 2 1.0 0 2
11/23/2013 @ Minn 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 26 125 4.8 1 49 2 1 0.5 0 3
11/30/2013 PSU 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 13 56 4.3 0 11 4 34 8.5 0 17
1/1/2014 @ SC 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 12 107 8.9 0 32 2 8 4.0 0 5