Lorenzo White

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Lorenzo White
No. 44, 34
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-04-12) April 12, 1966 (age 48)
Place of birth: Hollywood, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 222 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school: Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Dillard
College: Michigan State
NFL Draft: 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 22
Debuted in 1988
Last played in 1995
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards 4,242
Average 4.0
Touchdowns 30
Stats at NFL.com

Lorenzo Maurice White (born April 12, 1966) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Houston Oilers in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1988 NFL Draft. He attended Dillard High School in Ft. Lauderdale in Florida. A 5 ft 11 in running back from Michigan State University, White played in 8 NFL seasons from 1988 to 1995. His best year as a pro came during the 1992 season with the Oilers, rushing for 1,226 yards and 7 touchdowns. He was also selected to play in the Pro Bowl that year. White was nationally known as the "Great White Hope from the Green and White". At Michigan State, White became the first Big Ten Conference running back to compile a 2000-yard season when he had 2,066 yards rushing on 419 attempts during the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season.[1]

Statistics[edit]

Note: G = Games played; Att = Rushing attempts; Yds = Rushing yards; Avg = Average yards per carry; Long = Longest rush; Rush TD = Rushing touchdowns; Rec = Receptions; Yds = Receiving yards; Avg = Average yards per reception; Long = Longest reception; Rec TD = Receiving touchdowns

Year Team GP Att Yds Avg Long Rush TD Rec Yds Avg Long Rec TD
1988 Houston Oilers 11 31 115 3.7 16 0 0 0 0 0
1989 Houston Oilers 16 104 349 3.4 33 5 6 37 6.2 11 0
1990 Houston Oilers 16 168 702 4.2 22 8 39 368 9.4 29 4
1991 Houston Oilers 13 110 465 4.2 20 4 27 211 7.8 20 0
1992 Houston Oilers 16 265 1,226 4.6 44 7 57 641 11.2 69 1
1993 Houston Oilers 8 131 465 3.5 14 2 34 229 6.7 20 0
1994 Houston Oilers 15 191 757 4.0 33 3 21 188 9.0 41 1
1995 Cleveland Browns 12 62 163 2.6 11 1 8 64 8.0 28 0
Career Totals 107 1,062 4,242 4.0 44 30 192 1,738 9.1 69 6
  • Stats that are highlighted show career high

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big Ten Football: Individual Records (All Games)". The Big Ten Conference. Retrieved 2008-01-25.