SKyzir White

West Virginia — Big 12
  • Height: 6021
  • Weight: 216
  • Hometown: Macungie, PA
  • Age: 21

Bio

2016 (Junior):

  • 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 (Sophomore at 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 (Freshman at 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