Leon White (American football)

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Leon White
Date of birth: (1963-10-04) October 4, 1963 (age 51)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
College: Brigham Young
High school: Helix High
NFL Draft: 1986 / Round: 5 / Pick: 123
As player:
Cincinnati Bengals
Los Angeles Rams
Career highlights and awards
Awards: 1984 Holiday Bowl Defensive MVP
Honors: Elected to Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Leon White (born October 4, 1963) is a former American football linebacker.

NFL career[edit]

White played eight seasons in the National Football League.

College career[edit]

He played college football for four years at Brigham Young University and was on the unbeaten 1984 National Championship team.

High school career[edit]

White prepped at Helix Charter High School in La Mesa, California.[1]


  1. ^ "Steven Haynes, founder of Athletes for Education, dies at 56". The San Diego Union-Tribune. Archived from the original on November 18, 2011.