"Yes, I committed to Rutgers today," stated White.
"I called Coach [Schiano] today at the school and told him I wanted to come onboard. And he said he was really happy to have me."
What put Rutgers over the top? "They worked really hard at recruiting me. They brought their head coach to see me at my house, they brought their defensive line coach to see me. And he's from New Jersey and he only came by to see me."
Rutgers Defensive line coach Cary Godette made quite an impression on the future Scarlet Knight.
"Coach Godette, I know he's a real good coach because he's coached in the league and he's put guys in the NFL. He's putting two of his guys in the draft this year and I know that if I work hard that he is going to give me a chance to do some good things," stated White.
White, who visited Rutgers in mid-December was pleasantly surprised by his official trip to the New Jersey based school.
"I was shocked because I really thought I would be turned off, but I wasn't," said White.
One of the bright spots, stated White, was the abundance "of Floridians up there", giving him others he can relate to and to some extent, be reminded of home.
In regards to Kenrick Ellis, one of the top uncommitted linemen in the nation, White offered the following:
"But it's really just between Rutgers and South Carolina right now. I'm going to try to convince him to come up north with me," concluded White.