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  Jason White
Jason White
Player Profile

Tuttle, Okla.

High School:
Tuttle HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 224


Turned in sterling relief efforts against Texas and Kansas before earning the starting job vs. Baylor and Nebraska ... suffered a knee injury in the second period at NU and was lost for the season ... No. 2 for a season at OU with a 64.6% completion rate... in his first start (Baylor), he completed 32-of-44 passes for 343 yards and one TD with no interceptions ... came off the bench to hit 16-of-23 vs. Texas ... rushed for 117 yards and threw for 151 at Kansas ... became just the 10th Sooner and the first since 1989 to throw and rush for 100 yards in the same game.

Played in just two games ... came in late against both Nebraska and Baylor ... didn't attempt a pass all year ... was a value to the squad as a member of the scout team.

Saw playing time late in each of the first two games ... injured his back and later an ankle which forced him out of action the remainder of the year ... received a medical hardship to preserve a year of eligibility.

High school:
Two-time Daily Oklahoman, Coaches/McDonalds and Tulsa World All-State selection ... district 3A-1 Player of the Year ... member of the Daily Oklahoman Blue Chip list ... one of four quarterbacks listed ... Tenth best player in the Midlands and 17th best quarterback in the nation by SuperPrep ... was second in Class 3A in passing ... completed 146-of-231 (63%) for 2,156 yards and 26 TDs (fourth-highest in state) during his final season ... one of only two QBs to attempt more than 200 passes and record less than five interceptions (he had four) ... standout safety and kick returner ... had 75 tackles and five interceptions on defense as a senior ... fourth in Class 3A in interceptions ... returned seven punts for 56 yards, kicked 47 PATs and hit five FGs, including a season-long 45-yarder ... ranked third in the division in field goals ... led his squad to a 12-1 overall record and the semifinals of the state playoffs ... helped team to a 11-1 mark and state quarterfinals as a junior ... threw for 1,803 yards and 19 TDs that season ... coached by Phillip Koons.

Bounced back from knee surgery to participate in all spring practices except scrimmages and other contact drill ... member of the Big 12 Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll as a freshman ... born: June 19, 1980 ... major: sociology ... interested in art and enjoys drawing.

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