Ted White (American football)

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Ted White
DC Defenders
Born: (1976-05-29) May 29, 1976 (age 43)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Career information
Position(s)Quarterbacks coach
Height6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career history
As coach
2006–2008Texas Southern (QB/WR)
2010Southern (OC/QB)
2011–2016Howard (AHC/OC/QB)
2016–2018Arkansas-Pine Bluff (AHC/OC/QB)
2018–2019Prairie View A&M (OC/QB)
2020–DC Defenders (QB)
As player
2000Frankfurt Galaxy
2002Barcelona Dragons
20032005Montreal Alouettes
Career stats

Tederal Duralle White (born May 29, 1976) is an American football coach and former quarterback who currently serves as the quarterbacks coach for the DC Defenders of the XFL. White is the former offensive coordinator of the Prairie View A&M Panthers football team. Outside of coaching, White was the backup quarterback of the Montreal Alouettes from 2003 to 2005. White was inducted into the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame in 2010.

Early life and education[edit]

White was born on May 29, 1976 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[1] White was a basketball and football player while he attended Glen Oaks High School. After high school, he originally planned on going to Southern University but later decided to enroll in Howard University.[2]


White started his college football career as a quarterback for the Howard Bison football team in 1995. During the 1995 NCAA Division I-AA football season, White suffered a kidney injury in October 1995.[3] He did not play for the remainder of the season and returned to the Bisons in 1996.[4] After leaving Howard University in 1998, White set Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference career records of 9,908 passing yards and 9,845 offensive yards.[5]

White began his professional football career in the National Football League. In the late 1990s, White was signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs but did not play any regular season games.[5] He then moved on to NFL Europe to play for the Frankfurt Galaxy and Barcelona Dragons in the early 2000s before switching to the Canadian Football League in 2003. In the CFL, White was a backup quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes from 2003 to 2005.[6] During his time with the Alouettes, White appeared in the 2004 CFL East Division Final game against the Toronto Argonauts after quarterback Anthony Calvillo was injured.[7]

Outside of quarterbacking, White was a position coach for the Texas Southern Tigers football team from 2006 to 2008. He then became an offensive coordinator for the Southern Jaguars, Howard Bison, Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions and Prairie View A&M Panthers throughout the 2010s.[8] In 2019, White was named quarterbacks coach for the DC Defenders of the XFL.[9]

Awards and honors[edit]

White was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year in 1996.[10] He became a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame in 2010 and the Howard University Hall Of Fame in 2014.[8]

Personal life[edit]

White is married and has a daughter.[11]


  1. ^ "Ted White". NFL. Retrieved 14 April 2018.
  2. ^ Hente, Karl (22 August 1995). "White Brings Calm Touch to Pressure Point". Washington Post. p. E3.
  3. ^ Hente, Karl (3 October 1995). "Howard QB Out For Year". Washington Post. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  4. ^ Hente, Karl (20 August 1996). "In Quarterback White Lies Howard's Hopes". Washington Post. p. E2.
  5. ^ a b "Former S.C. State RB Rickey Anderson among 2010 MEAC Hall of Fame Inductees". The Times and Democrat. 16 January 2010. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Eskimos announce 2010 Training Camp guest coaches". Edmonton Eskimos. 25 May 2010. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Argos upset Alouettes 26-18 after knocking out QB Calvillo". Nanaimo Daily News. 15 November 2004. p. B2.
  8. ^ a b "Ted White". Prairie View A&M Athletics. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  9. ^ "XFL Washington DC Adds New Members To Its Coaching Staff". XFL News Hub. May 30, 2019. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  10. ^ Blevins, Dave (2012). College Football Awards: All National and Conference Winners Through 2010. Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland. p. 178. ISBN 9780786448678. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  11. ^ "Ted White". Howard Bison Athletics. Retrieved 15 April 2018.

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