Randy Lee White is a retired professional American football player in the National Football League (NFL). He held a defensive tackle and linebacker position for the Dallas Cowboys from 1975 to 1988. Randy White is a Super Bowl Champion, a Super Bowl Co-MVP, and a nine-time Pro Bowler.
Born on January 15, 1953 in Pennsylvania, he played football for Wilmington McKean High School where he holds the record in Delaware High School Football as the “Best All-Time Player”. He then played college football for the University of Maryland where he won numerous accolades during his senior year. In the 1975 NFL Draft, he was selected by the Dallas Cowboys as the second overall pick.
During his rookie season, he mostly played as a backup or on special teams. He had his breakout year in 1974 when he was named as Super Bowl XII co-MVP. He was also named to his first Pro Bowl and his first All-Pro team. White also became the NFC Defensive Player of the Year in 1978.
White’s performance became increasingly hampered with the accumulation of injuries throughout the years. After the 1988 season, he declared his decision to retire permanently. His career player statistics are 111.0 sacks and 1 interception. Randy White is a College Football Hall of Famer and Pro Football Hall of Famer.
• Super Bowl champion (XII)• Super Bowl Co-MVP (XII)• 9-time Pro Bowl (1977–1985)• 9-time First-team All-Pro (1977–1985)• NFL 1980s All-Decade Team• Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor• 2-time First-team All-American (1973, 1974)• Lombardi Award (1974)• Outland Trophy (1974)• UPI Lineman of the Year (1974)