Devin White is an American football player who currently plays as a linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He was born on February 17, 1998, in Springhill, Louisiana.
White had an outstanding performance in the 2020 season, where he earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors twice, recorded multiple tackles, sacks, and defensive plays, ultimately helping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers win Super Bowl LV with a game-sealing interception. Get all of the latest Devin White news here!
White attended North Webster High School in Springhill, Louisiana, where he played high school football as a running back and linebacker. He was highly recruited by several college football programs and ultimately decided to attend Louisiana State University (LSU).
During his college career at LSU, White emerged as one of the best linebackers in the country. He was a consensus All-American and won the Butkus Award in 2018, given annually to the best linebacker in college football.
In the 2019 NFL Draft, White was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with the fifth overall pick. He quickly established himself as a key player for the team, and in his second season, he helped lead the Buccaneers to a Super Bowl victory, earning a Pro Bowl selection and being named First-Team All-Pro in the process.
Off the field, White is known for his philanthropic work, including founding the Devin White Foundation, which aims to provide educational opportunities and support for children in need.