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James White
James White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 195

Position:
RB

Experience:
4L

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Honors and Awards
2013:
Consensus second-team All-Big Ten
2013 Preseason:
Doak Walker Award watch list, Maxwell Award watch list, 3rd team All-Big Ten (Athlon, Phil Steele)
2012 Preseason:
Named to the Doak Walker Award Watch List
2010:
Consensus Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... second-team All-Big Ten (media), honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches) Rivals.com, Sporting News and CollegeFootballNews.com first-team Freshman All-American ... Wisconsin's Rookie of the Year ... Midseason: Named third-team All-Big Ten by Phil Steele

Career

Finished career ranked No. 4 all-time at Wisconsin with 4,015 rushing yards ... ranks third all-time at UW in rushing touchdowns (45), tied for the eighth-most in Big Ten history ... also ranks third all-time at UW in total touchdowns (48), the ninth-most by a Big Ten player ... set UW record for career average per rushing attempt at 6.24 yards per carry, the fifth-best mark in Big Ten history ... with 1,052 rushing yards as a freshman and 1,444 as a senior, became eighth player in school history with multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons ... in 2013, combined with RB Melvin Gordon (1,609) to set FBS single-season record for rushing yards by teammates at 3,053 yards ... finished with 18 career 100-yard rushing games, tied for the sixth-most in school history ... combined with teammates to give UW multiple 100-yard rushers in a game 15 times ... recorded longest run in school history with 93-yard TD run on UW's first play from scrimmage vs. Indiana on Nov. 16, 2013 ... set school record for receiving yards by a running back with 670 for his career ... finished career ranked No. 4 all-time at UW with 5,450 all-purpose yards ... did not start a game at running back until season opener of senior year in 2013 ... finished with 12 starts at RB in 52 career games (also two starts at slot receiver)

2013: Earned fourth letter ... played in all 13 games with 12 starts ... ranked second on team, fourth in the Big Ten and No. 17 nationally with an average of 111.1 rushing yards per game ... rushed for career-high 1,444 yards on 221 carries (6.5 average) and scored 13 touchdowns ... also caught 39 passes for 300 yards and two TDs ... carried 12 times for 107 yards -- his ninth 100-yard rushing game of the season and 18th of his career -- in the Capital One Bowl vs. South Carolina on Jan. 1 ... ran for 56 yards on 13 carries vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... rushed a career-high 26 times for 125 yards and a TD at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... ran for a career-high 205 yards, including a school-record 93-yard TD run on UW's first play from scimmage, vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... rushed for 147 yards and two touchdowns and caught six passes for 47 yards and a touchdown vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries and caught two passes for 19 yards at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries and caught three passes for 29 yards and a score at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... ran 19 times for 101 yards and a touchdown and caught three passes for 29 yards vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... rushed eight times for 31 yards and caught four passes for 16 yards at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... carried 16 times for 145 yards and a career-long 70-yard touchdown run and caught three passses for 49 yards vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... rushed four times for 45 yards and caught four passes for 24 yards vs. Arizona State on Sept. 14...ran 22 times for 109 yards and a touchdown and caught three passes for 31 yards vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... rushed for 143 yards on 11 carries, inclduding a 51-yard touchdown run, and caught one pass for 11 yards against UMass on Aug. 31 in his first career start at running back

2012: Earned third letter ... played in all 14 games ... ranked No. 2 on team, rushing for 806 yards ... scored 13 total touchdowns (12 rushing, 1 receiving) to rank No. 2 on team in scoring ... averaged 6.45 yards per carry to rank No. 4 in the Big Ten and No. 10 nationally (min. 120 carries) in rushing average ... rushed for 4 yards on six carries against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... ran for 119 yards on 15 carries and tied a career high with four touchdowns, threw a 3-yard touchdown pass, and had one catch for 22 yards in the Big Ten Championship Game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... had seven carries for 13 yards at Penn State on Nov. 24 ... carried the ball eight times for 33 yards against Ohio State on Nov. 17 ... recorded 14 carries for 161 yards and two touchdowns at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... had seven carries for 16 yards against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... recorded the second-best rushing output of career, running for 175 yards on 15 carries and three touchdowns, against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... went over the 100-yard mark for the sixth time in his career with 124 yards rushing and one TD at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... rushed six times for 42 yards and caught a career-long 62-yard pass for a touchdown against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... had one carry and returned one kickoff at Nebraska on Sept. 29 ... scored two touchdowns and ran for 65 yards in first career start against UTEP on Sept. 22 ... carried the ball three time for 11 yard and had two catches for 17 yards against Utah State on Sept. 15 ... had three carries for 11 yards and one catch for 12 yards at Oregon State on Sept. 8 ... carried the ball nine times for 47 yards against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1 ... also recorded two kick off returns for 42 yards

2011: Earned second letter ... played in all 14 games ... finished second in the team with 713 rushing yards and third with 1,178 all-purpose yards ... had 30 yards on eight carries in Rose Bowl vs. Oregon ... gained 73 yards on 16 carries against Penn State on Nov. 26 ... ran for 87 yards on 14 carries at Minnesota on Nov. 12 ... tied season high with 17 rushing attempts for 50 yards and two touchdowns and caught career-high four passes for 23 yards against Purdue on Nov. 5 ... gained 16 yards on five carries, caught one pass for six yards and returned four kicks for season-high 78 yards at Ohio State on Oct. 29 ... rushed for 42 yards on 11 carries, caught one pass for 12 yards and returned two kicks for 44 yards at Michigan State on Oct. 22 ... named UW's offensive player of the week after scoring one touchdown and rushing for 87 yards on 13 carries against Indiana on Oct. 15, also returned one kick for 13 yards ... gained 26 yards on 11 carries, caught two passes for 17 yards and returned three kicks for 62 yards against Nebraska on Oct. 1 ... season-high 95 rushing yards, including season-long 49-yard TD rush, on nine carries, also caught two passes for 16 yards and returned one kick for 21 yards against South Dakota on Sept. 24 ... tallied 91 rushing yards and one touchdown on eight carries and tied career high with three catches for 35 yards against Northern Illinois on Sept. 17 ... rushed 17 times for 53 yards and returned one kick for 20 yards against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... named UW's co-offensive player of the week after rushing for team-high 64 yards and a touchdown, catching one pass for career-high 40 yards and returning three kickoffs for 77 yards, including career-long 40 yard return, against UNLV on Sept. 1

2010:
Earned first letter ... played in 12 games ... average of 6.74 yards per rush ranks second-best in school history (min. 100 attempts) ... 1,052 rushing yards is fourth-most in a single-season by a freshman at UW ... led team in rushing yards and all-purpose yards ... second on team in rushing TDs, rushing yards per game, kick return yards and total offense ... finished third at UW in rushes and total points ... gained 23 yards on eight carries against TCU in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... became fourth freshman in school history to go over 1,000 yards in a season after rushing for 134 yards and scoring one touchdown on 20 attempts, also caught one pass for five yards, against Northwestern on Nov. 27 ... Big Ten Freshman of the Week after career-high 181 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 23 carries, two catches for 19 yards and two kick returns for 46 yards (career-high 246 all-purpose yards) at Michigan on Nov. 20 ... returned from injury to rush for 144 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries against Indiana on Nov. 13 ... did not play at Purdue on Nov. 6 due to injuries ... gained 10 yards on six carries and caught one pass for no gain before leaving Iowa game on Oct. 23 with an injury ... named UW's co-offensive player of the week after rushing for 75 yards and one touchdown on 17 carries and catching two passes for nine yards in win over No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... game-high 118 rushing yards with two touchdowns on 19 carries against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... earned second-straight Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors after tallying 235 all-purpose yards (98 rush with 2 TDs, 6 rec., and 131 on kick returns) at Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... named Big Ten Freshman of the Week and UW offensive player of the week after rushing 11 times for 145 yards and freshman-record tying four touchdowns against Austin Peay on Sept. 25; scored on 66-yard run and added one catch for 12 yards and 43 kickoff return yards on two retuns ... team-high 133 total yards (40 rush, 93 kickoff return) against Arizona State on Sept. 18 ... gained 25 yards on six carries and returned two kicks for 16 yards against San Jose State on Sept. 11 ... rushed for 59 yards on 11 carries and caught three passes for 37 yards in Badger debut at UNLV on Sept. 4

High School: Rated as No. 42 running back in the country by Rivals, No. 68 by ESPN/Scouts Inc. and No. 70 running back by Scout ... 65th-best player in Florida according to Rivals ... top-15 running back in Florida by ESPN/Scouts Inc. ... in his career, rushed 319 times for 2,568 yards and 38 touchdowns and made 65 catches for 473 yards and eight touchdowns ... as a senior, named first-team all-county as he rushed 136 times for 1,145 yards and 15 touchdowns and made 24 catches for 253 yards and five touchdowns ... all-county second-team as a junior after rushing for 18 touchdowns and 960 yards on 127 carries and catching 17 passes for 184 yards and three touchdowns ... named honorable mention all-county as a sophomore, rushing for 463 yards and five touchdowns on 56 carries ... earned letters in football and baseball ... head coach was George Smith

Personal: Parents are Tyrone and Lisa White ... relatives Santana and Sinorice Moss play in the NFL for the Washington Redskins and New York Giants, respectively ... relative, Craig White, played football at the University of Minnesota ... hobbies include dancing and video games ... majoring in agricultural and life sciences with a focus in communication

Career Rushing Statistics
Season GP/GS Att. Yds. TD Yds/Att Long
2010 12/0 156 1052 14 6.7 66
2011 13/0 141 713 6 5.1 49
2012 14/2 125 806 12 6.4 69
2013 13/12 221 1444 13 6.5 93
Totals 52/14 643 4015 45 6.2 93

Game-by-Game Rushing (Att.-Yds., TD)
2010 SEASON: at UNLV (11-59); San Jose State (6-25); Arizona State (6-40); Austin Peay (11-145, 4); at Michigan State (10-98, 2); Minnesota (19-118, 2); Ohio State (17-75, 1); at Iowa (6-10); at Indiana (19-144, 2); Michigan (23-181, 2); Northwestern (20-134, 1); vs. TCU (8-23)

2011 SEASON: UNLV (11-64, 1); at Oregon State (17-53); vs. Northern Illinois (8-91, 1); South Dakota (9-95, 1); Nebraska (11-26); Indiana (13-87, 1); at Michigan State (11-42); at Ohio State (5-16); Purdue (17-50, 2); at Minnesota (14-87); Illinois (1-(-1)); Penn State (16-73); vs. Oregon (8-30)

2012 SEASON: UNI (9-47): at Oregon State (3-11); Utah State (3-11); UTEP (15-65, 2); at Nebraska (1-(-5); Illinois (6-42); at Purdue (16-124, 1); Minnesota (15-175, 3); Michigan State (7-16); at Indiana (14-161, 2); Ohio State (8-35); at Penn State (7-13); vs. Nebraska (15-119, 4); Stanford (6-4)

2013 SEASON: UMass (11-143, 1); Tennessee Tech (22-109, 1); at Arizona State (12-45); Purdue (16-145, 1); at Ohio State (8-31); Northwestern (19-101, 1); at Illinois (20-98, 2); at Iowa (19-132, 2); BYU (23-147, 2); Indiana (20-205, 1); at Minnesota (26-125, 1); Penn State (13-56); vs. South Carolina (12-107)

Career Receiving Statistics
Season Rec. Yds. TD Yds/Rec
Long
2010 11 88 0 8.0 26
2011 15 150 0 10.0 40
2012 6 132 1 21.2 62
2013 39 300 2 7.7 35
Totals 73 670 3 9.2 62

Game-by-Game Receiving (Rec.-Yds., TD)
2010 SEASON: at UNLV (3-37); Austin Peay (1-12); at Michigan State (1-6); Ohio State (2-9); Iowa (1-0); at Michigan (2-19); Northwestern (1-5)

2011 SEASON: UNLV (1-40); vs. Northern Illinois (3-35); South Dakota (2-16); Nebraska (2-17); at Michigan State (1-12); at Ohio State (1-6); Purdue (4-23); Penn State (1-1)

2012 SEASON: at Oregon State (1-12); Utah State (2-17); UTEP (1-14); Illinois (1-62); vs. Nebraska (1-22)

2013 SEASON: UMass (1-11); Tennessee Tech (3-31); at Arizona State (4-24); Purdue (3-49); at Ohio State (4-16); Northwestern (3-29); at Illinois (3-29, 1); at Iowa (2-19); BYU (6-47, 1); Indiana (2-2); at Minnesota (2-1); Penn State (4-34); vs. South Carolina (2-8)

Career Kickoff Return Statistics
Season Returns Yards TD Avg/Ret Long
2010 17 329 0 19.4 31
2011 15 315 0 21.0 40
2012 6 114 0 19.0 26
2013 1 7 0 7.0 7
Totals 40 765 0
19.1 40

Game-by-Game Kickoff Returns (Att.-Yds., TD)
2010 SEASON: San Jose State (2-16); Arizona State (4-93); at Michigan State (7-131); at Michigan (2-46)

2011 SEASON: UNLV (3-77); Oregon State (1-20); South Dakota (1-21); Nebraska (3-62); Indiana (1-13); at Michigan State (2-44); at Ohio State (4-78)

2012 SEASON: UNI (2-42); at Oregon State (1-20); at Nebraska (1-7); at Purdue (2-45)

2013 SEASON: Penn State (1-7)

Career All-Purpose Yards
Season Rush Rec.
PR KR
Total Avg./G
2010 1052 88 0 329 1469 122.4
2011 713 150 0 315 1178 90.6
2012 806 132 0 114 1052 75.1
2013 1444 300 0 7 1751 134.7
Totals 4015 670 0 765 5450 104.8

Game-by-Game All-Purpose Yards
2010 SEASON: at UNLV (96); San Jose State (41); Arizona State (133); Austin Peay (200); at Michigan State (235); Minnesota (118); Ohio State (84); at Iowa (10); at Indiana (144); at Michigan (246); Northwestern (139); vs. TCU (23)

2011 SEASON: UNLV (181); Oregon State (73); vs. Northern Illinois (126); South Dakota (132); Nebraska (105); Indiana (100); at Michigan State (98); at Ohio State (100); Purdue (73); at Minnesota (87); Illinois (-1); Penn State (74); vs. Oregon (30)

2012 SEASON: UNI (89); at Oregon State (43); Utah State (28); UTEP (79); at Nebraska (2); Illinois (104); at Purdue (169); Minnesota (175); Michigan State (16); at Indiana (161); Ohio State (33); at Penn State (13); vs. Nebraska (131); vs. Stanford (4)

2013 SEASON: UMass (154); Tennessee Tech (140); at Arizona State (69); Purdue (194); at Ohio State (47); Northwestern (130); at Illinois (127); at Iowa (151); BYU (194); Indiana (207); at Minnesota (126); Penn State (97); vs. South Carolina (115)

Career Game Highs
Rushing Attempts 26 at Minnesota, Nov. 23, 2013
Rushing Yards 205 vs. Indiana, Nov. 16, 2013
Rushing Touchdowns 4 (2x) MR vs. Nebraska, Dec. 1, 2012
Long Rush 93 vs. Indiana, Nov. 16, 2013
Receptions 6 vs. BYU, Nov. 9, 2013
Receiving Yards 62 vs. Illinois, Oct. 6, 2012
Receiving Touchdowns 1 (3x) MR vs. BYU, Nov. 9, 2013
Long Reception 62 vs. Illinois, Oct. 6, 2012
Kickoff Returns 7 at Michigan State, Oct. 2, 2010
Kickoff Return Yards 131 at Michigan State, Oct. 2, 2010
Kickoff Return Touchdowns N/A
Long Kickoff Return 40 vs. UNLV, Sept. 1, 2011
All-Purpose Yards 246 at Michigan, Nov. 20, 2010

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