Who is Devin White?
Devin Marcel White is a professional American football linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL (National Football League). While at college, he played college football at LSU and was drafted fifth overall in the 2019 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers. In 2021, he won a Super Bowl championship, in a 31-9 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV.
How Old Is Devin White?
He is 24 years old as of December 2022, having been born on February 17, 1998, in Springhill, Louisiana, U.S. White shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Michael Jordan, Ed Sheeran, Paris Hilton, Sasha Pieterse, Bonnie Wright, and many more.
Devin White Family
Who are Devin White’s Parents?
He was born to Willie Standokes (Step-Father) and Coesha Standokes (Mother). His father Carlos Thomas died unexpectedly at age 45.
Does Devin White have Siblings?
He had a brother by the name J’Marco “Jae Jae” Greenard. He tragically passed away in a car accident in June 2011 when he was 19 years old.
Devin White Education
He received his high school education at North Webster High School. After high school, he attended Louisiana State University.
Devin White’s Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Devin White Kids
He does not have any kids as of December 2022. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Devin White Career
A High School Career
He played high school football as a standout linebacker and running back while attending North Webster High School. However, he was a controversial recruit out of high school as he had multiple run-ins with police. In November 2015, he and his teammate Keuntra Gipson were arrested for having sex with a 14-year-old, a misdemeanor in Louisiana. One month later, she was arrested for misdemeanor charges of “careless operation of a motor vehicle and flight from an officer”. Thus because of his legal situation, he was dismissed from 2015 Under Armour All-America Game. But despite the controversies, he was still able to sign with LSU to play football.
A College Career
At LSU in his sophomore season, he led the SEC in tackles with 133, the fourth-most tackles in a single season in school history. Thus he became the first player in SEC history to be named Defensive Player of the Week four times in the same season. Following his junior year, he decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.
A Professional Career
A Career in the 2019 Season
He was drafted in the first round with the fifth overall pick of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This selection made him the highest-drafted LSU defensive player since Patrick Peterson in 2011, as well as the highest-drafted linebacker in school history. The Buccaneers then signed him on July 20, 2019, to a fully guaranteed, four-year $29.32 million contract including a signing bonus of $19.34 million. In week 1, he made his NFL debut against the San Francisco 49ers, making six tackles in the 31-17 loss.
However, he sprained his MCL in week 2, during a 20-14 win over the Carolina Panthers thus resulting in him missing the next three games. He returned in week 9 against the Seattle Seahawks. In the game, he recorded a team-high 12 tackles, half a sack on Russel Wilson. And two forced fumbles on running back Chris Carson, one of which was recovered by teammate Jordan Whitehead in the 40-34 overtime loss. He went on to record a team-high 13 tackles in week 11 against the New Orleans Saints in the 34-17 loss.
In week 12 against the Atlanta Falcons, he recorded eight tackles and sacked Matt Ryan twice during the 35-22 win. This became the first multi-sack game of his career. The following week against the Jacksonville Jaguars, he had a team-high seven tackles during a 228-11 win. His first career interception off a pass thrown by Nick Foles and recovered a strip sack by teammate Shaquil Barret on Foles for a touchdown.
As a result of his strong play in November (39 tackles, 2.5 sacks, one pass deflection, and two forced fumbles from weeks 9-12) he was named NFC Defensive Rookie of the Month. He was also named the NFC Defensive Rookie of the Month as a result of his strong play in December. With (29 tackles, two pass deflections, one interception, one forced fumble, four fumble recoveries, and two fumble return touchdowns from weeks 13-17). Overall, he finished his rookie season with 91 total tackles, 2.5 sacks, three pass deflections, one interception, three forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries, and two fumble return touchdowns.
A Career in the 2020 Season
In week 2, he recorded a team-high 15 tackles, of which 11 were solo during the 31-17 win against the Carolina Panthers. In week 6, he led the team with 10 tackles. And sacked Aaron Rodgers once during the 38-10 win against the Green Bay Packers. The following week, he recorded a team-high 11 tackles of which nine were solo during a 45-20 win against the Las Vegas Raiders. As well as a career-high three sacks on Derek Carr, one of which resulted in a fumble, earning NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors.
He went on to record 12 tackles (four for a loss) sacked Matt Ryan three times, and defended two passes in a 31-27 comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons. This earned him his second NFC Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season. It was revealed on January 1, 2021, that he tested positive for COVID-19. And thus he along with teammates Shaquil Barret and Steve McLendon was placed on the reserve/COVID list by the Buccaneers on January 1, 2021. Subsequently, he was activated on January 11. Overall, he finished the 2020 regular season with a team-best 140 total tackles.
As well as nine sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, and four pass deflections. He then led the Buccaneers with 15 tackles (nine solos) and recovered a fumble forced by teammate Jordan Whitehead. As the Buccaneers defeated the Packers 31-26 to advance to Super Bowl LV. In the Super Bowl against the Kansas City Chiefs, he recorded 12 tackles, two tackles for loss. And the game-sealing interception off a pass thrown by Patrick Mahomes in the end zone. Thus securing a 31-9 victory over the Buccaneers.
A Career in the 2022 Season
The Buccaneers exercised the fifth-year option on White’s contract on April 27, 2022.
Devin White Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 0 inches (1.83m) and a weight of 108kg (238 lbs).
Devin White’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual average salary of $7,328,954 and a net worth of $3 million.