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Alcorn State expected to hire former West Virginia QB Pat White as quarterback coach

LORMAN — According to a source within the Alcorn State football program, the Braves are expected to hire former West Virginia Mountaineer quarterback Pat White as their new quarterbacks coach.

Although this is White’s first coaching position, he brings extensive playing experience to Lorman.

In his four years at Morgantown, WV, White amassed 10,529 total yards — 6,049 passing and 4,480 rushing — and 103 touchdowns. Not only did he put up video game like numbers for West Virginia, White also won a lot of games for the Mountaineers under center.

White finished with a 42-9 career record at West Virginia, including winning all four bowl games he participated in. White also was named Big East Player of the Year twice and finished sixth in the Heisman in 2007 and seventh in ‘08.

After West Virginia, White was drafted in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. He was later released by the team in 2010 and didn’t play another regular-season down in the NFL, although he did have short stint with the Washington Redskins in 2013. White  later retired from football in 2015.

It is expected that Alcorn will officially announce White’s addition to the staff sometime early this week.