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#8 James White
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 192
Year: Redshirt Senior
City/State: Dallas, Texas
High School: Skyline
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James White
Release: 07/24/2009

Awards and Honors
Academic All-Big 12 Second Team (2013)
Doak Walker Award Watch List (2012, 2013)
Tyler Rose Earl Campbell Award Watch List (2013)
All-Big 12 Honorable Mention- Coaches (2012)
Ray Scott Award Winner - Outstanding Offensive Player (2012)
Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year (2009)
Academic All-Big 12 First Team (2012)
Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (F10, F11, F12)
ISU Scholar Athlete (2013)

Second Team Academic All-Big 12 … co-captain … tallied 118 yards rushing on 32 carries … caught 11 passes for 90 yards and a TD … rushed for a TD on senior night against Kansas … tallied a season-high 34 rushing yards and caught a TD pass vs. UNI … ended career with 1,378 yards rushing on 295 carries … averaged 4.7 ypc and had 11 TDs … caught 53 passes for 397 yards and 2 TDs in career.

Co-captain …  led Iowa State with 505 yards on 99 carries and a pair of TDs … caught 20 passes for 137 yards … started seven contests and played in 11 games … gained season-high 72 yards on five carries with a touchdown against Western Illinois … had 56-yard TD run against the Leathernecks.

Honorable mention All-Big 12 by the league’s coaches … led Iowa State with 743 yards rushing and eight touchdowns … had seven carries of over 25 yards … also contributed 21 catches for 165 yards and a touchdown … scored two touchdowns in overtime against Iowa, including four-yard option pitch to win the game … had career-best 148 yards rushing and a touchdown at Baylor … ran for 138 yards and a touchdown at Texas Tech … caught first career touchdown pass on a wheel route from Jared Barnett on first play of overtime against Oklahoma State … also rushed for a touchdown against the Cowboys … posted rushing touchdowns against Connecticut and Texas … 76-yard rushing touchdown at Baylor was Iowa State’s longest offensive play of the season … caught four passes for 32 yards at Missouri.

Appeared in eight games … finished season with five carries for 12 yards … also caught one pass.

Redshirted initial collegiate season ... was named offensive scout team player of the year at season’s end.

High School
Chose Iowa State over Colorado, Minnesota and Utah ... rated 41st all-purpose back nationally ... rushed for 1,077 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior ... caught 19 passes for 219 yards and four touchdowns ... all-district first-team as a junior and senior ... led team to back-to-back appearances in the state championship game ... lettered twice in football … coached by Reginald Samples.

Born Jan. 31, 1991 in Dallas, Texas ... son of Shantel White and Willie Hall ... grandmother is Anez Hall ... liberal studies major with a minor in criminal justice.

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