Nine former Spartans, including six seniors and three juniors from the 2012 team, audition in front of NFL scouts at the Duffy Daugherty Football Building.
Spartans and Horned Frogs ready to meet in the 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.
Spartans undergo final preparations for Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl with walk-through at Sun Devil Stadium.
With the three-time All-Big Ten corner Johnny Adams likely sidelined for Saturday's Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, Trae Waynes, Mitchell White and Tony Lippett are expected to assume expanded roles in the secondary.
CAREER NOTES: Four-year letterwinner played in 43 career games, primarily on special teams . . . recorded 26 career tackles . . . former walk-on was awarded a scholarship prior to the 2010 season.
2012 SEASON (SENIOR): Appeared in all 13 games . . . recorded seven tackles . . . had four tackles on special teams, including three on kickoffs . . . started at cornerback in the 2012 Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl against TCU . . . recorded two tackles at Central Michigan.
2011 SEASON (JUNIOR): Appeared in 13 games, primarily on special teams . . . tallied eight tackles (4 solos, 4 assists) . . . posted two tackles against Indiana . . . recorded a career-high three tackles vs. Florida Atlantic.
2010 SEASON (SOPHOMORE): Saw action in all 13 games in 2010, primarily on special teams . . . produced 10 tackles (5 solos, 5 assists) . . . credited with a pass break-up in his first career start (at boundary corner) at No. 18 Iowa . . . contributed two tackles each vs. Western Michigan, Florida Atlantic, Northern Colorado and No. 15 Alabama . . . also returned a punt 14 yards vs. Northern Colorado . . . former walk-on was award a scholarship prior to the 2010 season.
2009 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in the final four games of the 2009 season (vs. Western Michigan, Purdue, Penn State and Texas Tech) to earn his first letter . . . recorded a tackle in the 2010 Valero Alamo Bowl vs. Texas Tech . . . named Scout Team Offensive Player of the Week vs. Illinois.
2008 SEASON: Redshirted . . . MSU TRACK HIGHLIGHTS: Competed in the high jump at four meets during the indoor track & field season, highlighted by a season-best leap of 2.05m (6-8 3/4) at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational - the second-best team mark on the season . . . cleared 2.00m (6-6 3/4) at the Notre Dame Invitational two weeks earlier and leaped 1.95m (6-4 3/4) at the Indiana Invitational . . . also competed at the Big Ten Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Two-year starter at quarterback for Coach Tim Gabel at Stevenson High School in Livonia, Mich. . . . honorable mention all-state selection as a senior . . . completed 77-of-144 passes (.535) for 1,433 yards, 18 touchdowns and just three interceptions in 2007 while leading the Spartans (13-1) to the Division 1 state finals . . . rushed 64 times for 290 yards (4.5 avg.) and three TDs as a senior . . . hit 14-of-26 throws for 215 yards and three scores in a 2007 playoff win over Novi . . . connected on 86-of-174 passes (.494) for 1,133 yards, 11 TDs and five interceptions as a junior . . . four-year letterman in track and field . . . won the 2008 state high jump championship (6-6) . . . earned All-America recognition in the high jump with a personal-best 6-10 . . . son of Michael and Karen White . . . born March 30, 1990 . . . father Michael ran track at Michigan State . . . his identical brother Myles is a senior wide receiver at Louisiana Tech . . . participates in Athletes in Action sports ministry . . . received his bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies in social science - human resources and society in December 2012.
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