Mike White is an American football quarterback who plays for the National Football League’s New York Jets (NFL). He attended the University of South Florida and Western Kentucky University during his college football career. The Dallas Cowboys selected White in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Mike is still a youngblood on the side but achieved the feat to become the first New York Jets QB to throw 400+ yards in the NFL surpassing Vinny Testaverde in 2000.
Mike White was born on 25 March 1995 in Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States. His parents were Annemarie White and Mike White. He white attended NSU University School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Mike White Career
White started five games as a true freshman at South Flonda in 2013 but struggled to complete 93 of 175 passes for 1,083 yards with three touchdowns and 9 interceptions. Prior to his sophomore season in 2014, he was named the starting quarterback in 10 starts, he completed 122 of 242 passes for 1,639 yards, eight touchdowns, and seven interceptions. After South Florida head coach Willie Taggart moved from a pro-style attack to a spread offense in 2015, White transferred to Western Kentucky University. Due to NCAA transfer regulations, he missed the whole 2015 season. To begin the 2016 season, White was named the starting quarterback, succeeding Brandon Doughty, who had left for the draught.
He returned as the starter his senior year in 2017, completing 368 of 580 passes for 4, 177 yards, 26 touchdowns, and eight interceptions. On November 30, 2017, it was announced that White had accepted the invitation to play in the 2018 Senior Bowl On January 27, 2018, White completed 8 of 11 pass attempts for 128-yards and two touchdowns as part of Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien’s South team that defeated the North 45-16 in the 2018 Reese’s Senior Bowl White significantly helped his draft stock with his Senior Bowl performance. On March 30, 2018, while participating at Western Kentucky’s pro day but opted to stand on his Combined numbers and only performed positional and passing drills.
At the conclusion of the pre-draft process, White was projected to be a third or fourth-round pick by the majority of NFL draft experts and scouts: He was ranked the eighth-best quarterback prospect in the draft by DraftScout com and was ranked the ninth-bost quarterback by Scouts Inc. On May 12, 2018, the Dallas Cowboys signed White to a four-year. $2.67 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $217,553. He made the team as the third-string quarterback in 2019, he was given the opportunity to compete during the preseason for the backup job behind Dak Prescott On August 31, White was waived after the team decided to carry just two quarterbacks on the regular-season roster.
On September 25, 2019, White was signed to the New York Jets practice squad He signed a reserve/future contract with the Jots on December 30, 2019. On September 5, 2020, White was waived by the dots and signed to the practice squad the needed day. He was promoted to the active roster on September 12, 2020 White was waived on October 1.2020, and resigned to the practice squad four days later. White was promoted to the active roster in November & Hawas waved again on November 10 and re-signed to the practice squad again the next day While was promoted to the active roster, on November 21.
Mike White Arm Injury
During the game against Colts, he suffered an injury on his forearm where he threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Elijah Moore to level the score 7-7. After this remarkable play, he went back to the sideline and got his forearm stiffened as he couldn’t grip the ball. He kept playing as mike said he didn’t know when this injury happened although he felt the pain after that score leveling throw. Team management said that they are expecting Mike to be recovered by the next game.
Mike White Biography
|Real Name||Mike White|
|Birth Date||25 March 1995|
|Age (as of 2021)||26 Years|
|Birth Place||Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 5” – in Centimeters – 196 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 99 kg – in Pounds – 218 lbs|
|Shoe Size||14 (U.S.)|
|School||NSU University School|
|College||University of South Florida|
|Children||Two (Millie Grace, Maddox Grey)|
Mike White got married to his long-time girlfriend Malloy White. She is a former autism teacher. The couple got engaged in 2017 and then got married in 2019. Mike revealed on his Instagram page by posting a picture of baby scan and found out they were going to get twins. The two also have a puppy named copper.
Mike White Net Worth
White’s net worth is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. This includes his assets, money, and income. His job as an American Football Quarterback is his principal source of income. White has amassed wealth through his numerous sources of income, yet he likes to live a humble lifestyle. On May 10, 2018, White signed a four-year contract with the Dallas Cowboys worth $2,677,556 and received a $217,556 signing bonus.