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Kyzir White

#8 Kyzir White

S | Sr. | 6-2 | 218 | Macungie, Pa. | Emmaus HS/Lackawanna College

2016 (Jr.)

  • Started all 12 games in which he played; missing Baylor with hand injury
  • All-Big 12 Second Team (ESPN.com)
  • Tied for No. 2 on the team in sacks (3) and third in tackles for loss (7)
  • Finished with six tackles, including three solos and one tackle for loss and a pass breakup against Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl
  • Notched two solo tackles and had two pass breakups at Iowa State
  • Had seven tackles with a TFL and a forced fumble against Oklahoma
  • Had a career-best two sacks for a loss of 11 yards with his first career forced fumble and fumble recovery while adding five tackles at Texas
  • Had three tackles, all solo, against Kansas
  • Recorded a pair of tackles at Oklahoma State
  • Notched four solo tackles against TCU
  • Led the team with five solo tackles at Texas Tech
  • Recorded a sack for a loss of eight yards with six total tackles and a pass breakup against Kansas State
  • Had one tackle for loss with a team-best and career-high nine tackles vs. BYU
  • Was third on the team with seven tackles, all solo, including a tackle for a loss of two yards while making his first career start vs. Missouri

2015 (So.) - Lackawanna College

  • Helped team to an 8-2 record in 2015
  • Finished the 2015 season with 37 tackles, two tackles for loss, four breakups, three interceptions, two fumble recoveries
  • Made 34 tackles in 2014, adding two pass breakups, 1.5 tackles for loss and one interception
  • 2015 All-Northeast Football Conference First Team
  • PrepStar Junior College All-American
  • No. 19 junior college player according to Rivals
  • No. 20 on the ESPN JC50
  • No. 27 junior college prospect according to Scout
  • No. 1 junior college safety nationally according to ESPN
  • No. 12 junior college player nationally, No. 1 junior college safety nationally and No. 1 junior college Pennsylvania player according to 247Sports

2014 (Fr.) - Lackawanna College

  • Played for coach Mark Duda at Lackawanna College
  • 2014 All-Northeast Football Conference Third Team

High School

  • Played for Randy Cuthbert as a senior at Emmaus High and Coach Joe Bottiglieri his previous three years

Personal

  • Birthday is March 24
  • Son of Kevin and Tammy White
  • Younger brother of former WVU All-American and Chicago Bears first round NFL Draft pick Kevin White
  • Brother of current wide receiver Ka'Raun White
  • One of seven children
  • Majoring in multidisciplinary studies
Defense
SeasonClassGPSoloAstTklTFLtflydFF
Totals 124810587262
2016Fr124810587.0262

Four Named to Player of the Year Watch Lists

By Mike Montoro | July 10, 2017

Four WVU football players were named to the watch list for the 81st annual Maxwell Award and the 23rd annual Bednarik Award Watch List, as announced by the Maxwell Football Club.

The White Family Dynasty Continues at WVU

By John Antonik | June 26, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The Whites of Macungie, Pennsylvania, are to West Virginia University football what the Collins family of Cinnaminson, New Jersey, once was to Penn State football in the mid-1980s and most of the 1990s.

Football Award Winners for the Kansas State Game

By Mike Montoro | October 02, 2016

The West Virginia University football coaching staff has named its award winners for outstanding performances in the Mountaineers 17-16 win against Kansas State at Milan Puskar Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 1.