Southern Miss 43, Rice 34
Rice picked up its first win of 2017 in El Paso on September 9
The Rice Owls opened their 2017 football training camp on Monday
Nov. 26, 2016
Rice downed UTEP 44-24 on Senior Day 2016
Rice faced Southern Miss in Hattiesburg on October 1.
Veteran of the Owls’ safeties who has played in 36 games... Second team All-Texas College preseason pick by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football... C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (2015, 2016 & 2017).
Finished third on the squad with a career-high 59 tackles, starting the last eight games at KAT... Returned his first career interception for a 23-yard touchdown vs. UTEP... First Owls' Pick Six since 2014... Credited with a career-high eight tackles vs. FAU... Credited with a career-best 2.5 TFL vs. North Texas... Credited with six tackles, including 1.5 for loss and sharing his first career sack at Southern Miss... Tied his career-high with eight tackles vs. Baylor... Also forced a pair of fumbles against Baylor.
Second on the Owls with 34 unassisted tackles and fourth with 41 total tackles... Set up the Owls's second TD with a fumble recovery vs. Army... Set a career high with eight tackles (all solos) and broke up a pass at Baylor... Credited with his first career TFL, sharing a stop with Brian Womac, and a pass breakup at Texas.
Played in 12 of 13 games and made one start (ODU)... Was credited with 18 tackles, including four on kickoffs to lead the team... Opened his career with three tackles at Notre Dame and matched that total three other times during the year.
Dr. John Horn High School
Two time All-District 12-5A selection at Mesquite Horn for coach Mike Overton... District MVP as a junior... One of two Jaguars to sign with the Owls (Jorian Clark)...Ranked by Dave Campbell's Texas Football as the No. 8 athlete in its postseason edition... Completed 160-of-280 passes as a senior for 2,479 yards and 28 touchdowns and threw for 6,644 yards and 72 touchdowns in his career... Four-year letterman... A member of Dave Campbell's Texas Football's Texas Top 300 as a quarterback... Father (Donald) played football at North Texas... Academic All-State selection.
Full name: Destri Travon White... Born: Nov. 21 at Amarillo... Parents: Donald White and Erica Butler (two brothers, one sister)... Uncle, Patrick Cannon, played football at UTEP... Rice major: Sport Management... Rice College: Martel.