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LB TRACY WHITE #59
6' 0" 234 lbs. Howard

Exp: 5th NFL Season, 2nd Packers Season
Age: 26
Acquired: Free Agent 2006
Current Status: Active Roster
2007 Bio:
  • Was a special-teamer and backup linebacker with Seattle and Jacksonville before signing with the Packers as a free agent in 2006
  • An outside linebacker, made his first NFL start, with the Seahawks at Arizona (Oct. 24, 2004), and collected a career-high 13 tackles (10 solo) plus his lone career sack
  • A four-year starter and decorated college player at Division I-AA Howard who made the Seahawks' roster as non-drafted free agent in 2003
Pro Summary
  • Signed as free agent on March 17, 2006, with the Packers, his third team
  • Re-signed with the club this past offseason
  • Known for his speed at linebacker and experience on special teams, has 26 tackles (19 solo) and one sack in 49 career games with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Seattle Seahawks and Packers
  • Also, on the strength of a career-high and team-leading 17 special teams tackles in 2006, has 44 career coverage stops
  • Originally signed by the Seahawks, when Ted Thompson was Seattle's vice president of football operations, as a non-drafted free agent in 2003
2006 SeasonBack To Top
  • In two stints on the Packers' roster, played in 14 games and was inactive for one contest
  • Waived Sept. 25, was not with the team in Week 4, but was re-signed on Oct. 5
  • Led the team with 17 special teams tackles
  • Also saw seven snaps from scrimmage, primarily as part of an extra-linebacker package in goal-line situations
  • A free agent acquisition during the offseason, was listed as the No. 3 'Will' linebacker and contributed on both coverage units
  • Played on special teams for the first two games, collecting a coverage tackle in each contest
  • Inactive at Detroit (Sept. 24), was waived the next day when the team signed FB Brandon Miree from the practice squad
  • Re-signed Oct. 5 after the Packers placed DT Kenderick Allen on injured reserve, played on special teams vs. St. Louis (Oct. 8)
  • Made two special teams tackles at Miami (Oct. 22), and again the following week vs. Arizona (Oct. 29)
  • Played one defensive snap vs. New England (Nov. 19)
  • Had a club-high three special teams tackles at San Francisco (Dec. 10)
  • Followed up with two coverage stops vs. Detroit (Dec. 17), taking over the team lead
  • Again posted three special teams tackles at Chicago (Dec. 31)
2005 SeasonBack To Top
  • Claimed off waivers from Seattle by Jacksonville just before the start of the season (Sept. 4)
  • Played primarily on special teams and served as a backup linebacker in 15 games
  • Made six special teams tackles
  • Placed on injured reserve before the regular-season finale with ankle injury (Dec. 28)
2004 SeasonBack To Top
  • Began the season playing primarily on special teams for the Seahawks, but due to injuries in the starting lineup also saw action at linebacker
  • Played in 10 games, including two starts at outside linebacker, before a hamstring injury ended his season
  • Made 26 tackles (19 solo) with one sack, plus tied for second on the team with 12 stops on the kick-coverage units
  • Saw his first career action at outside linebacker, at Tampa Bay (Sept. 19), and had four solo tackles
  • In his first NFL start, at Arizona (Oct. 24), had a career-high 13 tackles (10 solo) and registered his lone career sack
2003 SeasonBack To Top
  • Signed by Seattle as a non-drafted free agent, he was one of only two undrafted rookies to make the team
  • Played in 10 games, all on special teams, making nine coverage stops
  • Recorded his first special teams tackle, at Arizona (Sept. 14)
  • Had two coverage stops in a game twice, vs. San Francisco (Oct. 12) and at Baltimore (Nov. 23)
CollegeBack To Top
  • Started 44 games at Howard, leading the team in tackles all four years and becoming the school's all-time leader in career stops with 500
  • Also recorded 22 sacks and six INTs
  • Was a two-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference defensive player of the year, a three-time all-MEAC selection, and two-time finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award, given to the top defensive player in Division I-AA
  • Selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game after the 2002 season, was the only Division I-AA player chosen to participate
  • Named Black College Defensive Player of the Year as a junior in 2001
PersonalBack To Top
  • Given name Tracy Donnel White
  • Born in Charleston, S.C.
  • Single
  • Played linebacker and was the kicker at Timberland High School in St. Stephen, S.C., where he also wrestled and competed in track and field (shot put, discus, 100- and 200-meter dashes)
  • Still holds school records in shot put and 100 meters
  • Participated in Timberland's football camp and has given talks at elementary schools in his hometown of St. Stephen, S.C.
  • Also has been an usher at his church in Charleston
  • Enjoys playing video games, hunting and fishing
  • Residence: Charleston, S.C.
Player StatsBack To Top
TacklesSacksInterceptionsFumbles
Year GP GS Tot Solo Asst Sk Yds No Yds Lg TD PD FF FR Yds
2003 Seattle 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 Seattle 10 2 26 19 7 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 Jacksonville 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 Green Bay 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NFL totals (four years) 49 2 26 19 7 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Inactive for Seahawks game in '03 playoffs; On injured reserve for Seahawks game in '04 playoffs

Additional statistics: Special teams tackles - 9 in 2003, 12 in 2004, 6 in 2005, 17 in 2006; NFL total: 44.

SINGLE-GAME CAREER HIGHS
Tackles
Total: 13, at Ari. (10/24/04)
Solo: 10, at Ari. (10/24/04)
Sacks: 1, at Ari. (10/24/04)

NFL debut: vs. New Orleans, 9/7/03, with Seattle
First NFL start: at Arizona, 10/24/04, with Seattle
Sack: at Arizona, 10/24/04 (L.Fitzgerald)

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
2003: Signed as non-drafted free agent by Seattle Seahawks, May 1.
2005: Placed on injured reserve (hamstring), Jan. 5...Waived by Seahawks, Sept. 3...Claimed on waivers by Jacksonville Jaguars, Sept. 4...Placed on injured reserve (ankle), Dec. 28.
2006: Not tendered qualifying offer by Jaguars, March 11...Signed by Green Bay Packers as free agent, March 17...Waived by Packers, Sept. 25...Re-signed by Packers, Oct. 5.
2007: Re-signed by Packers as unrestricted free agent, March 7.

CURRENT CONTRACT EXPIRATION: After 2007
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