Lorenzo White

Lorenzo White
No. 44, 34
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-04-12) April 12, 1966
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
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 4,242
Average: 4.0
Touchdowns: 30
Player 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] As a Senior at Michigan State, he ran for 1,572 yards and 16 TD. The yards were second to Jamie Morris of Michigan while he led the Big Ten in rushing attempts and rushing TDs.


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
1988Houston Oilers11311153.71600000
1989Houston Oilers161043493.43356376.2110
1990Houston Oilers161687024.2228393689.4294
1991Houston Oilers131104654.2204272117.8200
1992Houston Oilers162651,2264.64475764111.2691
1993Houston Oilers81314653.5142342296.7200
1994Houston Oilers151917574.0333211889.0411
1995Cleveland Browns12621632.61118648.0280
Career Totals 107 1,062 4,242 4.0 44 30 192 1,738 9.1 69 6

See also


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

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