|55 Cameron White|
Sharp Passing Effort, Rush Defense Dominates Second Scrimmage
Will be counted on to provide quality depth to both the defensive and special teams units as a sophomore ... Expected to compete for depth chart inclusion at either the "mike" or "buck" slots during preseason camp and throughout the fall ... Could also experience added playing time on kicking units as a blocker and coverage specialist ... Topped all tacklers with five and added a batted pass during the first spring scrimmage (March 31) ... Logged two more hits, one for lost yardage a week later in the second matchup ... Was not credited with any stops during the Purple-Gold Game on April 12 ... Did not participate in the spring strength and conditioning testing period because of injury ... Initially earned roster position as a walk-on during the spring of 2013.
2013: Quick development enabled move from walk-on status to game-day participant in a span of less than eight months ... Played in two games during inaugural campaign in the ECU program - UAB and Ohio (Beef `O' Brady's Bowl) ... Recorded first collegiate tackles (two) vs. Blazers ... One hit came on a rushing play, the other on a pass completion ... Did not record any statistics against the Bobcats at Tropicana Field.
High School: A three-year football letterman for coach Sean Crocker at Middle Creek ... Tallied 129 total tackles (104 solo), 15 TFLs, one sack, two pass breakups, one interception and two forced fumbles to earn first-team all-conference honors as a senior in 2011 ... Logged 92 stops (77 solo) and 13 TFLs during junior season ... Also added six pass breakups and a pair of forced fumbles on the way to all-conference (honorable mention) accolades in 2010 ... Picked up three additional varsity letters as a lacrosse starting defenseman who helped lead MCHS to a third-round playoff appearance as a junior.
Personal: Full name is Cameron Ramel White ... Born April 19, 1994 at West Monroe, La. ... Son of Brian and Rose White ... A management major who earned ECU Honor Roll status for work in the classroom during the 2014 spring semester ... Father was a member of the Louisiana Tech track and field program as a javelin thrower who followed up a conference runner-up finish with a league championship a year later in 1989.