Corey White

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Corey White
No. 23  Dallas Cowboys
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: May 9, 1990 (1990-05-09) (age 24)
Place of birth: Dunwoody, Georgia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Dunwoody (GA)
College: Samford
NFL draft: 2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 162
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
Tackles: 125
Quarterback sacks: 1.0
Pass deflections: 15
Interceptions: 4
Forced Fumbles: 2
Stats at NFL.com

Corey White (born May 9, 1990) is an American football cornerback who plays for the Dallas Cowboys. White was born in Dunwoody, Georgia and attended Dunwoody High School. He played college football for Samford, where he caught attention from professional scouts for his strong performances in Samford's occasional games against major college opponents. He was drafted by the Saints in the 5th round of the 2012 NFL draft (162nd overall).[1] and at the NFL Scouting Combine.[2]

On July 2, 2012, White agreed to sign with the Saints on a four-year deal. He played in 10 games and started 4 of them in his rookie season, as he picked up 31 tackles with 1 interception in 2012.

The next season he played in all of the games and started 6 due to injuries in the secondary for New Orleans. He played very well at cornerback, racking up 41 tackles, 1 interception and 1 forced fumble.

In December 2014, White was moved from cornerback to free safety after the team's shortage of safeties like Jarius Byrd and Rafael Bush were placed on injured reserve. He ended the 2014 season with 53 tackles, 2 interceptions and a forced fumble.

On March 13, 2015 the New Orleans Saints released him. [3] He was claimed by the Dallas Cowboys a few days later. He brings lots of experience in the secondary, starting 19 out of 41 career games and usually being a very solid corner in coverage and tackling.

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