Offers Piling Up For White

Texas A&M has joined the ever-growing list of written offers for 6-foot, 170-pound playmaking wide receiver DeAndrew White from North Shore High School in the Houston area. Is the blue chip pass catcher looking seriously at the Aggies? Aggie Websider's David Sandhop files this report.

There are a handful of high school programs in the state of Texas that consistently produces Division I prospects year-in and year-out. One of those schools is Galena Park North Shore High School located in the Houston area. In 2009 alone, five Mustangs signed D-1 letters of intent this past February. It will be no different in 2010 as several juniors are getting serious interest from top colleges in the nation including wide receiver Deandrew White. The 6-foot, 170-pound playmaker utilized his 4.4 forty speed and receiving skills to catch 36 passes for 824 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior.

"I use my combination of speed and catching ability to succeed on the field," White said. "I can stretch the field and I can catch any ball thrown my way."

His skills have attracted the attention of many top programs and the offers are rolling in 11 months before signing day. White currently has offers from Florida, Alabama, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, LSU, Kansas, and most recently Nebraska and Texas A&M. Asked specifically about his interest in Texas A&M, White indicated that the Aggies would be in his top list of schools.

"I'm open to all schools right now so I don't have any favorites ," White said. "Texas A&M just recently offered and they are a school that's close to home and a team I will consider."

The Houston area product has attended junior days at Texas and University of Houston, and plans to attend the Alabama spring game, Florida's Friday Night Lights event, along with trips to other schools on his list this summer. He will likely take his time and wait until after taking his summer trips before making a commitment.

White indicated that his choice will come down to three primary factors.

"Academics are important and I'd like to stay close to home if possible," White said. "I also want to go where I have the opportunity to play early. Coming in and contributing right away is important to me."

White said he's very close to his family and his final choice will be a family decision.


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