Team holds its first, most extensive scrimmage of preseason camp
Squad holds ninth preseason practice on Wednesday morning
First team offense edges defense; second team defense wins over the offense
WCU held its first scrimmage of its annual spring drills on Saturday
CSN talks with DBs coaches Blake Gideon and Zac Etheridge and a couple of student-athletes in preview
2015 (Freshman): Appeared in nine games as a true freshman, each coming as a defensive reserve and on special teams ... Recorded 11 tackles including six solo stops ... Made his collegiate debut in the season-opener against Mars Hill (Sept. 5), tallying his first career tackle against the Lions ... Recorded a career-high three tackles twice -- at Tennessee (Sept. 19) and against Furman (Nov. 7), forcing a fumble in the latter.
Prior to Western Carolina: Played mostly wide receiver and defensive back before seeing more time at running back as a senior ... Rushed for 474 yards and seven touchdowns while also catching 30 passes for 439 yards and three scores ... Defensively, racked up 55 tackles with six TFLs while intercepting five passes, returning two for scores ... Played in the Eighth-Annual Border Bowl between Kentucky and Tennessee, catching a touchdown pass as a wide receiver ... Missed four games due to a hand injury as a junior ... High school coach was Stacy Carter ... Also played basketball and ran track as a prep.
Personal: Full name is Jermichael White ... Is the son of Tonya White ... Has a younger brother.