TRANSACTIONS: Signed by Las Vegas Raiders as an undrafted free agent, May 5, 2020...Waived by Raiders, Sept. 5, 2020...Signed by Raiders to practice squad, Sept. 6, 2020...Signed by Raiders as a reserve/future free agent, Jan. 5, 2021.
2020: Signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent in May 2020...Spent the majority of his rookie campaign on the team's practice squad, while being activated four times, seeing action in four contests and compiling two tackles on defense and two additional stops on special teams...(9/21) vs. NO:Made his NFL debut, seeing action primarily on special teams and playing one defensive snap...(11/22) vs. KC: Saw action exclusively on special teams and made one tackle...(12/17) vs. LAC: Appeared exclusively on special teams and recorded one tackle...(12/26) vs. Mia.: Appeared in a reserve role on defense and recorded his first two career tackles in the NFL...Also saw action on special teams.
COLLEGE: Played four years at UNLV, playing in 43 games with 29 starts...Totaled 201 tackles (124 solo), 18 tackles for loss, 3.5 sacks, nine INTs, 15 passes defensed, seven forced fumbles and one fumble recovery...Named to the UNLV Football All-Decade Team at linebacker...Finished career sixth in school history with nine INTs and third with seven forced fumbles...As a senior, started in all 12 games, lining up as a strongside linebacker, free safety and cornerback...Named honorable mention All-Mountain West...Named to the Butkus Award watch list, becoming the first Rebel named to the list since 2012...Posted 79 tackles (54), 8.5 tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, three INTs, 11 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery...As a junior, started all 12 games and posted 74 tackles (40), 6.5 tackles for loss and two sacks...Led team with four INTs and was credited with four passes defensed...Ranked No. 9 in the nation with four forced fumbles...As a sophomore, played in 11 games and started the final five contests of the season...Posted 42 tackles (27), three tackles for loss, two INTs and one forced fumble...As a redshirt freshman, played in eight games and totaled six tackles (three).
PERSONAL: Attended McClymonds High School in Oakland, Calif. ...Three-year letter winner...Named a three-star prospect by Rivals.com...As a senior, named to the All-Oakland Athletic League First Team...Earned second-team All-East Bay and all-metro...Also participated in track, running the 110-meter hurdles and the high jump...First name is pronounced JAY-vin.
Erik Harris sees promise in undrafted rookie Javin White: 'He has a lot of potential'
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UDFA Javin White is making the most of his opportunity, despite facing unprecedented odds
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