2 Fred White
(Full name: Frederick Bernard White) ... Born March 18, 1977 ... Major: Urban Studies ... Uniform Number:2.
1999 - Games/Started: 11/11 ... Selected to play in the All-Star Gridiron Classic in Orlando ... A starter at strong safety who missed the Memphis game because of illness ... Tied for third on squad with a career-high 65 tackles ... Made career-high 10 tackles against Notre Dame and Vanderbilt ... Had nine tackles against Arkansas ... Made seven tackles versus Georgia and six against Florida and South Carolina ... Broke up three passes in Wyoming, Kentucky and Vanderbilt games.
1998 - Games/Started: 12/12 ... A starter at strong safety who missed the Georgia game because of injury ... Started at right linebacker in the Kentucky game because of injury to Al Wilson ... Ranked as Vols' sixth-leading tackler with 57 ... .Had a sack in Florida game ... Had fumble recoveries against Syracuse and Florida ... Batted away four passes and picked off a pass against Vanderbilt with a 33-yard return ... Recorded three tackles for loss against Syracuse, Houston and Arkansas ... Had a fumble recovery and three tackles, one for lost yardage, in Tostitos Fiesta Bowl game with Florida State.
1997 - Games/Started: 13/0 ... As reserve safety, he played an important role for Vol defense ... Finished eighth on team with 43 tackles ... Recorded eight big plays, including two caused fumbles and two recovered fumbles ... Knocked down two passes, recorded a sack and had a tackle for lost yardage ... Had a season-high seven tackles in victory at Kentucky ... Finished season as a national finalist for the Mosi Tatupu Special Teams Award.
1996 - Games/Started: 12/0 ... Reserve at strong safety and a member of special teams, he registered 23 tackles, including five in 20-13 victory over Alabama.
1995 - Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL - BlueChip Illustrated All-America and member of Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 ... All-State defensive back as three-year starter ... Had four interceptions as sophomore and five as senior ... Played quarterback as junior, rushing for 608 yards and eight touchdowns on 80 carries and passing for 280 yards ... Averaged 32.1 yards per kickoff return with one touchdown during senior season ... Co-captain and voted Most Outstanding Player ... Won Jim Cavan Award for scholarship and citizenship as a senior ... Participated with track team in dashes and hurdles ... Coach at Griffin High School: Lloyd Bohannon.