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Saints Draft S Corey White in the 5th Round

Saints take safety with the 162nd pick


HEIGHT: 6-1    WEIGHT: 205
COLLEGE: Samford
BORN: 5/9/90

COLLEGE CAREER – A hard-hitting defensive back possessing a combination of physicality, coverage ability and speed, White comes to the Saints following a four-year career at Samford University. The Dunwoody, Ga. native appeared in 44 games at defensive back for the Bulldogs and had career totals of 140 tackles (118 solo), seven interceptions, 18 pass defenses, four forced fumbles and one blocked kick.

2011–Appeared in all 11 games and recorded 58 tackles (52 solo), a team-leading four interceptions, five pass defenses, two forced fumbles and one blocked kick. 2010 – Started all 11 games at CB and recorded 31 tackles (27 solo), one interception, seven pass defenses and two forced fumbles. 2009– Appeared in all 11 games and finished with 36 tackles (27 solo), two interception and three pass defenses. 2008– Saw action in all 11 games as a freshman and tallied 15 tackles (12 solo) and three pass defenses.

PERSONAL – Majored in mathematics…Attended Dunwoody (Ga.) HS, where he was named team MVP and first-team All-Gwinnet County, where he recorded 52 tackles (35 solo), one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one interception and one blocked kick…Born May 9, 1990.

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