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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 (14415th overall since 1950)
2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

Whizzer White 1940 Touchdown Log

5 Touchdowns

5 Rushing, 2 Go-Ahead, Long of 20 yards
Team Opponent Location Day of Week Quarter Distance
Lions5
Eagles2
Bears1
Cardinals1
Rams1
Home3
Road2
Sunday4
Saturday1
3rd5
3 or fewer yards2
4-9 yards2
20-29 yards1

Regular Season

Rk G# Date Tm Opp Result Quarter Type Dist Quarterback Score Before Score After
1 3 1940-09-29 DET RAM W 6-0 3 Rushing 20 Tied 0-0 Lead 6-0*
2 4 1940-10-05 DET CRD W 43-14 3 Rushing 2 Lead 20-14 Lead 27-14
3 9 1940-11-10 DET CHI W 17-14 3 Rushing 3 Trail 3-7 Lead 10-7*
4 10 1940-11-17 DET @ PHI W 21-0 3 Rushing 7 Lead 7-0 Lead 14-0
5 10 1940-11-17 DET @ PHI W 21-0 3 Rushing 5 Lead 14-0 Lead 21-0