Vanderbilt against Ole Miss at LP Field on Sept. 6, 2014. John Russell/Vanderbilt University.
2014 In his first varsity season, White played in nine games as a safety and special teams contributor... Earned his career as starting nickel back in opener vs. Temple... Concluded season with 34 total tackles, 19 solo stops, 3.5 tackles for loss, two defensed passes and a forced fumble... Registered career performance vs. South Carolina, contributing eight total tackles and a forced fumble... Had four solo tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss, vs. Temple... Posted at least three tackles in each of team's first seven games... Playing time in secondary diminished late in the season.
2013 White did not participate during the regular season of his first year on campus... One of several young defensive backs to impress coaches during fall as practice squad contributor.
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... Majoring in Communication Studies... 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.
Career Highs Total Tackles: 8, vs. South Carolina, 9/20/2014 Solo Tackles: 6, at South Carolina, 10/17/2015 Forced Fumbles: 1 (2x), Last at South Carolina, 10/17/2015 Tackles for loss: 2.5, vs. Temple, 8/28/2014