RYAN WHITE DB 5'10 178 Rivals★★★ESPN★★★★247★★★Scout★★★★
No. 4 Overall Player in Kentucky - Rivals.com No. 18 Cornerback in Nation - Scout.com
Selected Vanderbilt overArkansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Louisville, Indiana and Illinois among others
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HIGH SCHOOL Two-year captain for one of nation's elite prep teams... Three-year starter at cornerback for Trinity squad that captured three straight 6A Kentucky state titles, going 42-1 during 2010-12 seasons... As senior, earned All-State and All-Region recognition after 44 total tackles, three interceptions and 10 defensed passes for 13-1 squad that ranked No. 16 in USA Today's national high school Top 25... As junior, contributed 51 total tackles and an INT in Trinity's 14-0 campaign... Earned honor roll recognition each year at Trinity.
PERSONAL Ryan Andrew White... Son of Robin Woolfolk and Ryan White... Born June 26, 1995 in Louisville... Has a brother, Roman, and sister, Reaghan... Mom works as a nurse... An uncle, Oliver White, played tight end at Kentucky in mid-1980s... Aspires to become a business owner.
TRINITY DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR CRAIG SWABEK "They're going to love this kid at Vanderbilt. Ryan started 43 games for us at Trinity. His teammates would say Ryan was as instrumental as any of our players for that success.
"Ryan is simply a playmaker. When they turn the lights on, that's Ryan time. As a corner, his greatest asset is a tremendous ability to tackle. He brings a real physical nature to that aspect of the game. I think Ryan can also help as a punt returner.
"Statistics don't do justice to Ryan's game. There were some teams that didn't throw at him at all. A lot of times, he's completely shut down the other team's top receiver."