"Ultimately it was coach McCaffery and everything they had to offer is just what i really wanted," White told Scout.com.
"I wanted to play on the biggest stage and the Big ten is the best conference you can play in," he added. "Coach McCaffery is a great guy and a great coach. Everywhere he's gone he's turned around and won."
McCaffery joins Cedar Rapids (Iowa) George Washington standout Josh Ogleby to make up their current 2011 recruiting class.