Whizzer White

Byron Raymond White
Born: June 8, 1917
Fort Collins, CO USA
Deceased: April 15, 2002
Denver, CO
Position: TB-HB
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 187
College: Colorado
High School: Wellington (CO)
Career: 1938-1941
Drafted: 1938 in Round 1, #4 overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates

Whizzer White played from 1938 to 1941 during his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Lions. White ran for 1,321 yards in his career on 387 attempts, scoring 11 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 16 passes for 301 yards and 1 receiving touchdowns..


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Passing:

Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1938NFL Pittsburgh Pirates732939.73935.422.71824.727.2
1940NFL Detroit Lions803543.84615.800.01215.023.0
1941NFL Detroit Lions622235.53385.523.258.147 31.5
Totals2158640.011925.541.93516.347 

Rushing:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1938NFL Pittsburgh Pirates1525673.779 4
1940NFL Detroit Lions1465143.55
1941NFL Detroit Lions892402.720 2
Totals38713213.479 11

Receiving:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1938NFL Pittsburgh Pirates78812.60
1940NFL Detroit Lions45513.80
1941NFL Detroit Lions515831.671 1
Totals1630118.871 1

Kicking:

Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % Pts.
1940NFL Detroit Lions4250.010.02
Totals4250.0100.02

Punting:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long
1940NFL Detroit Lions52213241.061
1941NFL Detroit Lions48199741.663
Totals100412941.363

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Detroit Lions1926213.864 0
Totals1926213.864 0

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1941NFL Detroit Lions1128525.90
Totals1128525.90

Interceptions:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1940NFL Detroit Lions4379.20
1941NFL Detroit Lions18282.082 1
Totals511923.882 1

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1938NFL Pittsburgh Pirates4000024
1940NFL Detroit Lions50002032
1941NFL Detroit Lions2100100024
Totals1110001000200080


Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1938NFLPittsburgh Pirates1111
1940NFLDetroit Lions119
1941NFLDetroit Lions118

Awards

- Pro Football Hall of Fame team All-1940s Team

Honors

1938 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1938 - Pro Football Writers Association All-NFL (1st Team)
1938 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1938 - Collyers Eye Magazine All-NFL (1st Team)
1938 - International News Service All-NFL (1st Team)
1938 - NFL All-NFL (2nd Team)
1940 - Associated Press All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - New York Daily News All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - NFL All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - International News Service All-NFL (1st Team)
1940 - Collyers Eye Magazine All-NFL (2nd Team)
1940 - Chicago Herald American All-NFL (2nd Team)
1940 - United Press International All-NFL (1st Team)
1941 - NFL All-NFL (2nd Team)
1941 - Chicago Herald American All-NFL (2nd Team)
1941 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1941 - Associated Press All-NFL (2nd Team)