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Football Coaching Staff
Vincent White
Associate Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator

The veteran coach is in the third year of his second stint with the Hornets. He was appointed as associate head coach in March 2016 and offensive coordinator in December.

During the 2016 season with White as running backs coach, Delaware State produced two of the MEAC's top five rushers, including freshman Mike Waters who was third in the league with a DSU freshman record 820 rushing yards and in rushing yards per game (74.5).

Waters, who also set a Hornet rookie record with 224 yards rushing in the season finale at Howard, was named to the 2016 All-MEAC Third Team.

Also, Delaware State sophomore Brycen Alleyne was fifth in the MEAC in rushing at 57.5 yards per game (575 total) in 2016.  

The Hornets improved their rushing yardage by nearly 50 yards per game from the 2015 to 2016 seasons.  

He previously served as DSU's running backs/tight ends coach in 2005. That year, the Hornets won five of the last six games to post a 7-4 overall record, their first winning season since 2000.

White has more than 27 years of collegiate coaching experience, including stints with ACC, Big East, PAC-10 and Mountain West Conference schools.

Prior to returning to the Hornets, White was offensive coordinator at Lincoln University in 2013. From 2012 to '13, he was assistant head coach and wide receivers coach at Fordham University. The previous year, he was running backs coach at the University of New Mexico.

From 2006 to '11, White was assistant head coach/offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach at Southeast Missouri State.

He was head coach at Saint Mary's College from 2003 to '04; and running backs coach at Utah (2001-02), Arizona State (2000) and Pittsburgh (1997-99). He was joined on the Pittsburgh staff by current Delaware State head coach Kenny Carter.

White has also served as receivers coach at Southern Methodist (1994; 1995-96) and Maryland (1994); and was offensive coordinator/receivers coach at Pacific (1990-92), Tennessee-Martin (1989) and Oregon Tech (1986-88).

He began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at his alma mater Stanford in 1983. As a player at Stanford, White was an All-PAC 10 First Team, All-West Coast First Team and Honorable Mention All-America running back in 1982. That season, he led all NCAA Div. I players with 68 receptions.

White was selected by the New York Jets in the sixth round of the 1983 NFL Draft; and competed for the Denver Gold of the United States Football League from 1983 to '85. He earned a bachelor's in Sociology from Stanford in 1984.

 

 

 

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Position: Associate Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator
City/State: Pottstown, Pa.
Alma Mater: Stanford
Graduating Year: 1984
Experience: 2 Years
Phone: 302-857-6025
Email: vwhite@desu.edu
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