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Pat White draws the interest of Jim Harbaugh


Pat White apparently did enough in a workout after West Virginia’s pro day to earn a second look from the 49ers, or at least a phone call.

The former Dolphins quarterback told Jim Corbett of USA Today that 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh called to set up a private workout, though there isn’t a firm date for it at the moment.

Coach and I had a conversation about me coming in to work out,” White said. “We haven’t set up a formal date. I’m just going to make sure I keep working hard for when that day comes.

“I pay attention to how his players react to Coach Harbaugh. They all want to win for him. And he seems to treat them how they want to be treated. I’m excited to get to know him on that level — if I do get that opportunity. I’m very optimistic about making it back to the NFL.”

White’s been working with quarterback guru George Whitfield as he tries to earn a second chance. It’s hard to imagine anyone offering more than camp reps and an opportunity, but that’s all he can ask for at the moment.

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13 Responses to “Pat White draws the interest of Jim Harbaugh”
  1. thacover2 says: Mar 25, 2013 9:41 AM

    I hope he can make a comeback. Definitely think he can be a solid backup

  2. waxthat says: Mar 25, 2013 9:50 AM

    I’m sure the haters will be out in full force, but if anyone can bring this guy back in the league as a QB, it’s Coach Harbaugh

  3. fraleyr says: Mar 25, 2013 9:51 AM

    hopefully he makes it back. last time i seen hime on the field i thought the steelers killed him lol

  4. steeelfann says: Mar 25, 2013 10:17 AM

    Oh no, are we gonna start all over again with the Pat White stories every day?

  5. rhinojr says: Mar 25, 2013 10:29 AM

    Wouldn’t the Panthers need a similar backup to Cam?

  6. patfanken says: Mar 25, 2013 10:50 AM

    Lot’s of Harbaugh love here. The last time I heard players talking so highly about their HC in SF, was when Mike Singletary was the boss. 😮

  7. riseabovecancer says: Mar 25, 2013 10:52 AM

    Just found some more interesting news that is not listed in the article…Have no idea why.

    Pat White used to play baseball for the Kansas City Royals back in 2010.

    On January 25th 2013, He signed a contract with the Miami Marlins

  8. elmaxoh says: Mar 25, 2013 11:04 AM

    And in the middle of the next season he’ll bench Kaepernick and start Pat White !

  9. ebrownwareagle says: Mar 25, 2013 11:24 AM

    He Never got a REAL chance!

  10. scrp2 says: Mar 25, 2013 11:31 AM

    That’s great news! The Read Option is here to stay! 🙂

  11. mi6agent says: Mar 25, 2013 12:38 PM

    White compares himself as a 2009 car with only 4500 miles. He fogot to mention the model, it’s a 2009 rebuilt Yugo GV.

  12. fordmandalay says: Mar 25, 2013 2:53 PM

    And the bottom of the NFL QB barrel gets a little deeper.

  13. 16to87 says: Mar 25, 2013 4:11 PM

    Any Qb Harbaugh kicks the tires on has the other coaches going back to check under the hood

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