Junior kicker from Bentonville, Ark.
11 seniors lead the way
Navy at Notre Dame photos: USA Today Sports Images
• At Navy: Enters the fall as Navy’s starting punter after starting every game last fall ... had a solid sophomore campaign and steadily improved throughout the year ... has a strong leg ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2017: Navy’s punter the entire year, he averaged 40.5 yards among his 42 punts with a long of 61 ... he placed 14 inside the 20 and five go for 50 or more yards ... punted three times against Virginia in the Military Bowl for an average of 32.0 yards, ,placing one inside the 20 ... averaged 37.0 yards among the three punts against Army, including a long of 45 ... punted a career-high six times at Houston, averaging 40.3 yards and placing two of his punts inside the 20 ... handled both punting and kicking duties against Notre Dame ... punted just once (43), while he was 2-for-2 on PATs and 1-for-2 on field goals ... split the uprights on a 39-yard field goal on what was his first career attempt ... pushed his second attempt, a 37-yarder, to the left ... also kicked off once for 63 yards ... punted twice for an average of 43.0 yards against SMU, including a long of 49 ... was also 4 of 5 on extra-points against the Mustangs, subbing in for an injured Bennett Moehring ... averaged 44.5 yards among his two punts at Temple, placing one inside the 20 ... punted three times for 104 yards against UCF ... had his best day in a Navy uniform when he averaged 52.8 yards on four punts at Memphis, placing three inside the 20, sending three 50-plus yards and recording a career-long 60-yarder ... averaged 45.2 yards on four punts against Air Force, including a then career long of 56 yards ... it was his first career punt of 50-plus yards ... placed two of the four punts inside the 20 ... punted five times at Tulsa where he averaged 40.0 yards, placed three inside the 20 and had a long of 48 ... called upon just once against Cincinnati, sending his lone punt 35 yards ... owned a 40.6 average on five punts against Tulane, including a career-long 45-yarder ... made his collegiate debut in the Mids’ opener at Florida Atlantic where he punted three times for an average of 34.0 yards ... pinned his second punt of the game inside the 20-yard line ... his long punt went 41 yards.
• 2016: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2016 graduate of Central Catholic High School, White was a three-sport athlete who earned letters in baseball while also competing in baseball and rugby ... a Second-Team All-State (Ore.) punter as a senior ... also earned first-team all-conference recognition as a punter and second team as a placekicker ... as a junior, was a second-team all-conference selection as a placekicker ... high school teammate of Navy offensive lineman T.J. Salu ... uncle, Tom Metzger, graduated from the Naval Academy in 1986 and was a two-year letterwinner for the Mids’ football team (safety) ... uncle, Tom Carlson, also graduated from the Naval Academy in 1981, as did his great grandfather, RADM Walter Rodee, USN in 1926 ... son of Brendan and Christe White ... majoring in mathematics with economics ... has over a 3.0 grade point average.