Chris White (linebacker)

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Chris White
No. 59 New England Patriots
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-01-15) January 15, 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth: Mobile, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 238 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Vancleave (MS)
College: Mississippi State
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 6 / Pick: 169
Career history
*Offseason, and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 35
Sacks: 0.0
Interceptions: 0
Stats at

Christopher Andrew "Chris" White (born January 15, 1989) is an American football linebacker for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. White attended Vancleave (Miss.) High School. He played college football at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College and Mississippi State.

On August 25, 2013, White was traded to the Lions in exchange for Thaddeus Lewis.[1] On September 1, 2013, he was claimed off waivers by the New England Patriots.


  1. ^ Pelissero, Tom (2013-08-25). "Bills sign QB Matt Leinart, trade for Thaddeus Lewis". USA Today. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 

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