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Whizzer White

Byron Raymond White

Position: TB-HB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 187 lbs.

Born: June 8, 1917 in Fort Collins, CO
Died: April 15, 2002 in Denver, CO
High School: Wellington
College: Colorado   (school history)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1938 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 0 (14418th overall since 1950)
2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)


All-Pro

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb AV
1938+ 21 PIT TB 11 11 152 567 4 79 3.7 51.5 13.8 7 88 12.6 0 0 0.6 8.0 655 4 0
1940+ 23 DET P/TB 11 9 146 514 5 0 3.5 46.7 13.3 4 55 13.8 0 0 0.4 5.0 569 5 0
1941 24 DET KR/P/PR/TB 11 8 89 240 2 20 2.7 21.8 8.1 5 158 31.6 1 71 0.5 14.4 398 3 0
Career 33 28 387 1321 11 79 3.4 40.0 11.7 16 301 18.8 1 71 0.5 9.1 1622 12 0
2 yrs DET 22 17 235 754 7 20 3.2 34.3 10.7 9 213 23.7 1 71 0.4 9.7 967 8 0
1 yr PIT 11 11 152 567 4 79 3.7 51.5 13.8 7 88 12.6 0 0 0.6 8.0 655 4 0

Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
1938+ 21 PIT TB 11 11 29 73 39.7 393 2 2.7 18 24.7 0 5.4 -5.2 13.6 35.7 27.2 0 0
1940+ 23 DET P/TB 11 9 35 80 43.8 461 0 0.0 12 15.0 0 5.8 -1.0 13.2 41.9 23.0 0 0
1941 24 DET KR/P/PR/TB 11 8 22 62 35.5 338 2 3.2 5 8.1 47 5.5 2.5 15.4 30.7 31.5 0 0
Career 33 28 86 215 40.0 1192 4 1.9 35 16.3 47 5.5 -1.4 13.9 36.1 25.1 0 0
2 yrs DET 22 17 57 142 40.1 799 2 1.4 17 12.0 47 5.6 0.5 14.0 36.3 24.1 0 0
1 yr PIT 11 11 29 73 39.7 393 2 2.7 18 24.7 0 5.4 -5.2 13.6 35.7 27.2 0 0

Comeback and game-winning drive numbers are based on research by Scott Kacsmar, as described in parts I, II, and III on the blog.

Advanced Passing

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS QBrec Att Y/A+ NY/A+ AY/A+ ANY/A+ Cmp%+ TD%+ Int%+ Sack%+ Rate+
1938+ 21 PIT TB 11 11 73 65 -201 86 67 -142 74
1940+ 23 DET P/TB 11 9 80 93 65 100 61 50 86
1941 24 DET KR/P/PR/TB 11 8 62 91 98 81 91 112 94
Career 33 28 215

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
1940+ 23 DET P/TB 11 9 1 0.0% 4 2 50.0% 52 2132 61 0 41.0
1941 24 DET KR/P/PR/TB 11 8 48 1997 63 0 41.6
Career 33 28 1 0.0% 4 2 50.0% 100 4129 63 0 41.3
2 yrs DET 22 17 1 0.0% 4 2 50.0% 100 4129 63 0 41.3
1 yr PIT 11 11

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1941 24 DET KR/P/PR/TB 11 8 19 262 0 64 13.8 11 285 0 0 25.9 945
Career 33 28 19 262 0 64 13.8 11 285 0 0 25.9 2169
2 yrs DET 22 17 19 262 0 64 13.8 11 285 0 0 25.9 1514
1 yr PIT 11 11 655

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
1940+ 23 DET P/TB 11 9 4 37 0 0 0
1941 24 DET KR/P/PR/TB 11 8 1 82 1 82 0
Career 33 28 5 119 1 82 0
2 yrs DET 22 17 5 119 1 82 0
1 yr PIT 11 11

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1938+ 21 PIT TB 11 11 4 4 24
1940+ 23 DET P/TB 11 9 5 5 2 32
1941 24 DET KR/P/PR/TB 11 8 2 1 1 4 24
Career 33 28 11 1 1 13 2 80
2 yrs DET 22 17 7 1 1 9 2 56
1 yr PIT 11 11 4 4 24

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams