SIGNING DAY: Durrell White bio

LB Durrell White...

Durrell White, Linebacker, 6-3, 230, Fr-HS, Middlesboro, Ky. (Middlesboro)

Has been accepted to the University and will attend on a Robinson Scholarship ... Standout linebacker combines good size with notable athletic ability ... A finalist for the "Mr. Football" award as a senior at Middlesboro (Ky.) HS ... Made 147 tackles as a senior, along with two interceptions, one of which was returned for a touchdown ... Rushed for 1,674 yards and 18 touchdowns ... Middlesboro went to the second round of the state playoffs ... First-team all-state by The Associated Press and second-team all-state by the Louisville Courier-Journal ... Listed in the "Class of the Commonwealth" top 22 seniors by the Lexington Herald-Leader ... The No. 6 linebacker in the south according to PrepStar ... District Player of the Year ... Coached by Kenny Roark ... Played his sophomore and junior seasons at Bell County HS, helping the team go to the state playoffs both years ... Had 137 tackles and four interceptions his junior year ... Will be a four-year letterman in track ... His athletic ability is demonstrated by his events, 100-meter dash, the 4x100- and 4x200-meter relays, along with the triple jump ... Has been to the state track meet in the triple jump and the relays ... Has participated in the "Upward Bound" college preparatory program and the "First Priority" Christian group ... Did not give extensive consideration to schools other than Kentucky.

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