AnalysisThis former junior college standout had a killer two year run in Morgantown where he caught 144 passes for 1,954 yards and scored 15 touchdowns. White had a terrific pre-draft during the off-season, running 4.35 [forty] in Indy at combine. He has good size (6-3/215) and explosiveness for this position. White is a deep threat and also a physical wide receiver. He’s also stout after the catch, though he’s not much of a shake and bake guy. White is more power than finesse with the ball in his hands.
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The Bears needed to replace Brandon Marshall and White has the highest upside of any receiver in this year’s class. He’s 6-3, 215 pounds and ran a 4.35 40-yard dash at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine.
White was highly productive his senior year, catching 109 passes for 1,447 yards. He was named a first-team All-American by multiple media outlets and named first-team All-Big 12. He was the Mountaineers’ offensive MVP and a Belitnikoff Award finalist.
White will line up alongside Alshon Jeffery to give the Bears a powerful one-two punch at wide receiver.
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