Whenever he heard teammates complain about weary legs, the senior cornerback bobbed his head, smiled and yelled, “I got six jobs, I don’t get tired!”
In weight-lifting sessions, strength and conditioning coaches began barking, “IDGT,” at players.
Stereos bumped Southern rapper Kevin Gates’ song during third-down drills.
When defensive backs ran laps around Memorial Stadium, they chanted the lyric in unison.
First I said it, and now everyone else says it.
With Saturday’s season opener against Grambling State looming, White is tasked with shepherding his position group past its record-setting futility of 2014.
Just nine months removed from watching him land again and again on the wrong end of highlights, coaches are in agreement:
White headed to nearby Itawamba Community College, where he began playing cornerback full time.
By the time White finished his sophomore season with a team-high six interceptions, he owned 20-plus scholarship offers.
With just three practices that week to prepare, White surrendered a 90-yard touchdown catch to wide receiver Vince Mayle on his first play.
While teammates eased aching muscles, White spent the first months of the offseason training daily.
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