Leon White (linebacker)

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Leon White
Date of birth (1963-10-04) October 4, 1963 (age 53)
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
Career history
As player
1986–1991 Cincinnati Bengals
1992–1993 Los Angeles Rams
Awards 1984 Holiday Bowl Defensive MVP
Honors Elected to Holiday Bowl Hall of Fame
Career stats

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.