Corey White (born May 9, 1990) is an American football cornerback who plays for the Dallas Cowboys. He played college football for Samford University.
Early years [ edit ]
White was born in
Dunwoody, Georgia and attended Dunwoody High School, before accepting a scholarship to play college football for Samford University.
As a senior he caught the attention from professional scouts with his strong performances in Samford's occasional games against major college opponents and at the
NFL Scouting Combine. [1 ]
Professional career [ edit ]
New Orleans Saints [ edit ]
White was selected by the
New Orleans Saints in the fifth round (162nd) of the 2012 NFL draft. On July 2, he signed a four-year contract. [2 ]
He was active in 10 games and started 4 of them in his rookie season, as he registered 31 tackles with 1 interception. The next year he played in all of the games and started 6 due to injuries in the secondary, playing well at
cornerback, while recording 41 tackles, 1 interception and 1 forced fumble.
2014, White was moved from cornerback to free safety after Jarius Byrd and Rafael Bush were placed on the injured reserve list. He ended the season with 53 tackles, 2 interceptions and a forced fumble. On March 13, 2015, he was waived after starting 19 out of 41 games. [3 ]
Dallas Cowboys [ edit ]
White was claimed by the
Dallas Cowboys on March 14, 2015.
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