32
Emmett White
Emmett White

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ogden, Utah

High School:
Ben Lomond HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 196

Position:
Tailback

Birthdate:
10/06/1979

Experience:
3L

09/13/2013

Utah State University Inducts 2013 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

The 2013 class includes former football players Roy Shivers (1964-65) and Jim Turner (1959-62); track athletes Candy Cashell (1982-84) and Corey Murdock (1994, 1997-99), basketball player Jimmy Moore (1972-75); and contributor Jim Laub.

09/09/2013

Aggie Football Hosts Weber State In Annual Homecoming Game Saturday Night

Football Game Notes - 09/09/13

2000 Highlights

Third-Team All-America.

First-team all-Big West running back.

Second-team all-Big West return specialist.

Two-time Big West Conference Player of the Week.

kThree-time USAToday.com Big West Player of the Week.

NCAA leader in all-purpose yards average (238.9).

NCAA single-game all-purpose yards record (578).

School record and second-best Big West rushing day (322). USU offensive MVP.

NCAA statistical rankings included first in all-purpose, 13th in rushing, 22nd in kickoff returns, 26th in scoring.

Ranked in the top six of the Big West in eight different statistical categories.

His 238.9 all-purpose yardage average was the sixth best mark in NCAA history.

Produced five of the top 50 all-purpose yardage games in the country in 2000.

Produced the best (322 yards vs. New Mexico State) and the 45th-best (202 yards vs. Arkansas State) rushing games in the NCAA in 2000.

Ranked second in the NCAA in receptions per game by a running back.

First USU player with 100 yards rushing and 100 yards receiving in same game (vs. New Mexico State).

First USU running back with 100 yards receiving in a game. First USU player since 1975 to lead the NCAA in an individual statistical category.

Quickly: One of the premier players in the nation and should once again be a key figure for USU?s offense and special teams play. 2000 (Jr.): Had one of the most productive years in Utah State history as he led the nation in all-purpose yardage, ranked 13th in rushing, 22nd in kickoff returns and 26th in scoring... Ranked in the top six in the Big West Conference in eight different categories... Rushed for 1,322 yards, the sixth-best season total in school history... Broke a school record by 30 yards with a 322-yard rushing performance against New Mexico State. 1999 (So.): Saw action at both running back and wide receiver during the year... Earned first-team all-Big West honors as a return man as he ranked 10th in the NCAA in punt returns (15.0 average) and 26th in kickoff returns (23.9)... He led the Big West in punt returns and was fourth in kickoff returns... He rushed nine times on the year for 53 yards and a 5.9 average... He caught three passes for 44 yards and a 14.7 average... Against Stephen F. Austin he carried four times for 36 yards. 1998 (Fr.): One of very few true freshmen to see action for the Aggies in 1998... Had 55 yards on 16 carries while playing behind Demario Brown and John Roberts... Did not play his first three games and then had 25 yards on seven carries against Sam Houston State... Two weeks later had 30 yards on nine rushes at Washington. High School: Rushed for 1,986 yards as a senior and 3,262 yards in his career... Was an all-state selection as a senior, while also earning all-region and all-area honors... Earned honorable mention All-America honors as well... Was named the Class 3A Most Valuable Player... Team finished second in the state his senior year... Was an all-area and all-state pick as a junior... In track he was a regional champion in the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and the 4x100 relay... Also played basketball. Personal: Born Oct. 6, 1979 in Ogden, Utah... Son of Emmett and Claudia White... Is going to be a business management major.

Rushing	G/GS	Att.	Yds.	Avg.	TD	LG
1998	7/0	 16	55	3.4	 1	16
1999	11/0	 9	53	5.9	 0	16
2000	11/11	242	1381	5.5	13	43
Totals	29/11	267	1489	5.6	14	43

Rec. G/GS No. Yds. Avg. TD LG 1999 11/0 3 44 14.7 0 27 2000 11/11 47 592 12.6 2 74 Totals 22/11 50 636 12.7 2 74

PR No. Yds. Avg. TD LG 1999 24 361 15.0 0 69 2000 21 183 8.7 0 30 Totals 45 544 12.1 0 69

KO Ret. No. Yds. Avg. TD LG 1998 13 310 23.8 0 86 1999 17 407 23.9 0 58 2000 22 531 24.1 0 54 Totals 52 1248 24.0 0 86

NCAA All-Purpose Single-Game Highs 1. 578, EMMETT WHITE vs. New Mexico St., 2000 2. 435, Brian Pruitt, Central Michigan vs. Toledo, 1994 3. 429, Moe Williams, Kentucky vs. S. Carolina, 1999

2000 NCAA All-Purpose Leaders 1. 238.9, EMMETT WHITE, UTAH STATE 2. 199.8, LaDainian Tomlinson, Texas Christian 3. 190.1, Robert Kilow, Arkansas State

2000 NCAA Rushing Leaders 1. 196.2, LaDainian Tomlinson, TCU 2. 174.0, Damien Anderson, Northwestern 3. 159.8, Michael Bennett, Wisconsin 4. 157.7, Deonce Whitaker, San Jose St. 5. 141.0, Anthony Thomas, Michigan 6. 134.0, Ken Simonton, Oregon St. 7. 133.6, Chester Taylor, Toledo 8. 130.9, Robert Sanford, Western Mich. 9. 130.6, Rudi Johnson, Auburn 10. 123.7, Ennis Haywood, Iowa St. 11. 123.0, T.J. Duckett, Michigan St. 12. 120.3, Thomas Hammock, Northern Ill. 13. 120.2, EMMETT WHITE, UTAH STATE

All-Time NCAA All-Purpose Yards Per Game Average 1. 295.5, Barry Sanders, Oklahoma State, 1988 2. 249.6, Ryan Benjamin, Pacific, 1991 3. 246.3, Whizzer White, Colorado, 1937 4. 244.6, Mike Pringle, Cal State Fullerton, 1989 5. 239.4, Paul Palmer, Temple, 1986 6. 238.9, EMMETT WHITE, UTAH STATE, 2000

All-Time Big West Rushing Highs 1. 357, Mike Pringle, CS Fullerton vs. N.M. State, 1989 2. 322, EMMETT WHITE vs. New Mexico State, 2000 2. 322, LeShon Johnson, No. Illinois vs. So. Ill., 1993

2000 NCAA/Big West Statistical Rankings Category BWC NCAA All-Purpose 1st 1st Rushing 1st 13th Scoring 3rd 26th Receptions 3rd NR KO Returns 4th 22nd Punt Returns 4th NR Receiving Yards 5th NR Total Offense 6th NR

Emmett White Game-By-Game

1998 (Fr.) No. Yds. Long TD S. Houston St. 7 25 16 0 Washington 9 30 8 1

1999 (So.) No. Yds. Long TD S.F. Austin 4 36 16 0 Kansas State 1 4 4 0 North Texas 4 13 7 0

2000 (Jr.) No. Yds. Long TD Texas Tech 20 143 25 0 So. Utah 10 25 8 0 Arizona St. 22 113 43 1 Utah 15 43 12 0 BYU 19 61 12 1 North Texas 32 153 27 2 Idaho 29 128 15 1 Arkansas St. 26 202 35 3 N.M. State 34 322 43 4 Boise State 18 76 23 1

(Includes just games that he carried the ball)

Emmett White 2000 Game-By-Game All-Purpose Yardage The Nation?s Leader

Opponent Rush. Rec. PR KOR Total at Texas Tech 20-143 2-8 2-21 0-0 24-172 Southern Utah 10-25 2-5 4-28 1-46 17-104 at Arizona St. 22-113 2-85 1-0 2-39 27-237 Utah 15-43 7-80 1-2 1-12 24-137 at BYU 19-61 6-40 3-52 4-124 32-277 at North Texas 32-153 4-53 5-32 0-0 41-238 Idaho 29-128 2-84 1-5 2-45 34-262 Arkansas State 26-202 5-41 1-21 2-25 34-289 at NMSU 34-322 7-134 1-2 4-120 46-578 at Boise State 18-76 5-45 2-20 4-66 29-207 Idaho State 17-56 5-17 0-0 2-54 24-127 Totals 242-1322 47-592 21-183 22-531 332-2628 Ave. Per Game 120.2 53.8 16.6 48.3 238.9

Pepsi Blue Square Restaurant USU Charter Credit Union Icon Health & Fitness Utah State Online Education
Utah State University Campus Store