Three-year letterwinner saw action in 39 games on the defensive front, including 16 starts ... had 65 career tackles, including 6.0 for losses (16 yards).
Started 12 games at nose tackle ... recorded 23 tackles (11 solo, 12 assists) ... recipient of the team's President's Award (senior lineman) for perseverance ... compiled three tackles at Minnesota ... produced a season-high five stops at No. 23 Michigan, including a half tackle for loss, and also broke up a pass ... tallied a season-high 13 production points against the Wolverines ... collected three tackles each against Iowa and No. 14 Ohio State ... posted two stops each against Boise State, Central Michigan and Notre Dame.
Appeared in 13 games, including four starts at nose tackle (vs. Youngstown State, Florida Atlantic, Notre Dame and Georgia) . . . collected 25 tackles, including 4.0 for losses (10 yards) . . . recorded career highs in tackles (7) and tackles for loss (3.0 for 7 yards) and blocked Georgia's field-goal attempt in triple overtime to help Michigan State defeat the No. 18 Bulldogs in the 2012 Outback Bowl . . . posted four tackles in victory at Iowa . . . started the first three games at nose tackle but missed the Central Michigan game with an injury . . . returned for the Ohio State game . . . recorded three tackles, including a half sack (3 yards), in win over Florida Atlantic . . . in his first career start in the 2011 season opener vs. Youngstown State, tallied two tackles, including a half tackle for loss.
Saw action in all 13 games in 2010 while working behind Jerel Worthy at defensive tackle . . . tallied 17 tackles (2 solos, 15 assists), including one for a 5-yard loss . . . posted two stops each in road games at No. 18 Michigan and No. 18 Iowa . . . credited with a half sack (5 yards) at Northwestern . . . matched his career high with three tackles vs. Northern Colorado . . . made two stops vs. Florida Atlantic, including a half tackle for loss . . . registered a career-high three tackles and a pass break-up in his Spartan debut vs. Western Michigan . . . signed a National Letter of Intent in February 2010.
Attended Harmony Community School in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2007 . . . two-year starter for Coach Al Slamer at Battle Creek (Mich.) Central High School . . . earned first-team all-state honors as a senior in 2006 after registering 80 tackles and finishing second on the Bearcats in tackles for loss with 42, including 12 sacks . . . former high school teammate of current Spartan running back Larry Caper . . . won the 2007 state power-lifting championship as a super heavyweight, with a record 625-pound deadlift.
Son of Reggie and Sheila White . . . born Aug. 2, 1989 . . . majoring in sociology.