Pat White, (USAToday Sports)
Former Miami Dolphin Pat White will tryout for NFL teams at WVU's Pro Day. White was on New England's radar pre Draft before the Dolphins jumped in front to take him early. He's been out of the league for a while, so he'll need to impress scouts.
Ex-NFL, WVU QB Pat White on comeback trail
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins and West Virginia
quarterback Pat White wants to return to the NFL.
White's father, Bo, said Wednesday his son is going to work out as part
of West Virginia's pro day in Morgantown on March 14.
Bo White says Pat has been in San Diego the past few weeks working with
personal quarterbacks coach George Whitfield, whose clients have
included NFL quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger, Cam Newton and Andrew Luck.
Whitfield, who didn't immediately return a telephone message, said on
Twitter that he and the 27-year-old White "have been focused on his
The Dolphins selected White in the second round of the NFL draft in
2009. He played in 13 games in the Dolphins' "wildcat" package but
failed to complete a pass and was released before the start of the 2010
The mobile White went 34-8 as a starter at West Virginia, becoming the
first quarterback to start four bowl victories in college football
history. He held the NCAA record for rushing yards by a quarterback
until it was broken by Michigan's Denard Robinson in 2012 with 4,495.
Although White threw for 6,049 yards and 56 touchdowns in college, his
quickness — he scored 47 rushing TDs at West Virginia — could be an
asset as NFL teams mull whether to join San Francisco, Seattle and
Carolina in incorporating the read-option running game into their
In January, White watched the Senior Bowl near his hometown of Daphne,
Ala., telling reporters, "I know that I can still do it. I just want to
come out here, shake hands, show my face and let coaches know that I'm