Jackson White
Jackson  White

RS Freshman

Gainesville, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 190



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Committed Feb. 6 and signed March 9 with the Herd after starring at Buchholz high School in Gainesville, Fla. … Buchholz’s all-time leader in passing yards (5,187) and touchdowns (49).

HERD FILE: Born Aug. 2, 1998 … Majoring in Civil engineering at MU … Considered walk-on offer from Florida before signing with Herd … Rivals 2-star prospect … Florida Class 7A All-State honorable mention as 2015 senior… Gainesville Sun’s co-Big School Player of the Year … In senior season, passed for 2,732 yards with 26 touchdowns and 10 interceptions for the 10-2 Bobcats, who captured their first district title since 2004; reached the Class 7A regional semifinals … Rallied Buchholz to five victories in the fourth quarter … Set career school records for passing yards (5,187) and touchdowns (49) … Father, Brian White, is wide receivers coach at Boston College and longtime major college assistant who was named 2004 AFCA National Assistant Coach of the Year while at Wisconsin; other stops include Florida (he was on Coach Urban Meyer’s staff with current Herd defensive coordinator Chuck Heater), Washington, Syracuse and UNLV … Brian White was an All-Ivy League QB at Harvard … Grandfather, Don White, played quarterback at Notre Dame and has been longtime Massachusetts high school coach … Lists Peyton Manning as his favorite quarterback … From same Florida high school that produced longtime play-by-play “Voice of the Herd,” Steve Cotton.