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Pat White expected to join UFL’s Destroyers

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Florio usually handles all the posts featuring former WVU players.

But he renounced those rights to Pat White after the former Mountaineer’s NFL career appeared to end last September, so it falls upon me to tell you what White is up to now.

The Virginia Destroyers of the UFL annouced via Twitter Thursday that White is close to signing a deal with the team.  He’s expected to make it official in the next few days.

White appeared to lose interest in football in 2010, and briefly flirted with a minor league baseball career.

The Destroyers  call him “QB” Pat White, so they will presumably use him behind center and not at another position.

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22 Responses to “Pat White expected to join UFL’s Destroyers”
  1. donterrelli says: Jun 16, 2011 4:15 PM

    That hit by Ike Taylor scared him out of the league.

  2. mksnpcola says: Jun 16, 2011 5:01 PM

    Good luck there Pat. I do hope it works out for you. Not every college player is suited to play in the NFL and you are a classy young man. Best wishes.

  3. RussianBreadMaker says: Jun 16, 2011 5:24 PM

    That would be a good thing. The QB situation is looking really thin.

  4. Soulman45 says: Jun 16, 2011 5:26 PM

    He need a job got to work some place.
    Good for him.

  5. steelerspiratesbruins says: Jun 16, 2011 5:27 PM

    I know hindsight is 20/20, but sheesh, Miami really dropped the ball on this one.

  6. finfanrod says: Jun 16, 2011 5:34 PM

    As long as he’s not a starter they won’t have to change their name to the Virginia Destroyed. IF he starts…..bye bye

  7. pftard says: Jun 16, 2011 6:07 PM

    What’s a UFL?

  8. jackfnburton says: Jun 16, 2011 6:19 PM

    Good for him. The Fins never should have drafted him.

  9. tobiathan says: Jun 16, 2011 6:19 PM

    If Pat fights his way back to the NFL i’ll applaud him. As a WVU fan i’m grateful for the success he brought us but will always resent his reluctance to study defenses and to learn check-downs.

    The kid insists on playing QB yet only puts in half the work even tho he’s already smallish from the get-go.

    He could’ve been a world-class WR and a hellion in the Wildcat but he’s too stupid to learn new things.

    I hope the best for him, and that someday he loses that arrogance.

  10. tjacks7 says: Jun 16, 2011 6:26 PM

    At least he’s not out getting arrested. I respect him for trying to stay gainfully employed.

  11. phinfan says: Jun 16, 2011 6:55 PM

    Pat couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn. Good luck pat

  12. NoHomeTeam says: Jun 16, 2011 6:55 PM

    pftard says: “What’s a UFL?”

    It’s the professional football league that will be playing actual games this fall.

  13. tigerphins says: Jun 16, 2011 7:13 PM

    “APPEARED” to lose interest?

    Keen observation. Can I have your job?

  14. phillyfan4ever says: Jun 16, 2011 9:03 PM

    Remember when Ike Taylor killed him….that was awesome

  15. cosanostra71 says: Jun 16, 2011 9:19 PM

    I was a huge Pat White fan in college, I used to love playing with West Virginia on NCAA 08 when they had him and Slaton. I think he has the right work ethic so I hope he can come back and be an impact player of some type.

  16. tigerphins says: Jun 16, 2011 9:25 PM

    donterrelli says:
    Jun 16, 2011 4:15 PM

    That hit by Ike Taylor scared him out of the league.
    _____________________________________

    Only way Pat recalls that hit is by watching the replay.

  17. tigerphins says: Jun 16, 2011 9:28 PM

    phinfan says:
    Jun 16, 2011 6:55 PM

    Pat couldn’t hit the broad side of a barn. Good luck pat.
    _____________________________________

    True, but he can hit broads inside a barn with ease.

  18. miamiron says: Jun 16, 2011 10:29 PM

    steelerspiratesbruins says: Jun 16, 2011 5:27 PM

    I know hindsight is 20/20, but sheesh, Miami really dropped the ball on this one.
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    You have to be a Pat White relative to make
    a comment like this

    Good Lord ZERO completions in his NFL career
    one of only a few good decisions the Dolphins have made.Good luck to the midget

  19. covercorner says: Jun 17, 2011 1:40 AM

    Punters are behind the Center.

  20. virusgvr says: Jun 17, 2011 1:52 AM

    I was there at that game in Miami when Pat got knocked the %#!? out!!! He seriously was launched a good 10 feet from where he got hit!!! The only thing better would be to see the replay on tv if I watching the game live.

  21. stunzeed5 says: Jun 17, 2011 2:36 PM

    …….this league is touting “Colt Brennan” as the talent-level at QB.

    Pat White would instantly be the best QB in that league because……well…..

    Colt Brennan is obviously hot garbage.

  22. mdnittlion says: Jun 18, 2011 1:53 PM

    He’s a great talent and I’m not a WVU fan, but I am someone that knows the Dolphins coaching staff could develop talent if their lives depended on it. After last year the whole coaching staff was ready to pack up and leave town, because of the horrible play.

    The simple fact that he’ll never go into the college hall of fame is just a joke. Especially considering he’s the only QB to win a bowl game 4 years in a row. Not even glory boy Tebow has done that.

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