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Marquez White


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One of five defenders to start all 13 games, has started each of the past 26 dating back to the beginning of last season…had 25 tackles, 2.0 TFL and six passes defended (2 INT, 4 PBU) on the year…had interceptions in consecutive weeks against Wake Forest and Clemson (against Heisman Trophy-finalist Deshaun Watson)…had a TFL against Boston College and Florida…also added a pair of pass breakups against the Gators…added three tackles and one PBU against No. 6 Michigan…one of six permanent captains named at the end-of-year banquet…was selected to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl.


Started all 13 games at field cornerback (first starts of his career), finishing with 25 tackles (20 solo), 2.0 TFL, two pass break-ups and an interception…ranked second in the ACC in terms of completions-per-target at 32.1 percent (STATS LLC)…was targeted only seven percent of the throws by opposing quarterbacks – making him one of the most respected cornerbacks in the country…notched the first FSU interception of the season in the end zone against USF to prevent a score…finished the year as one of 13 Seminoles with multiple TFLs, with one coming in each of the first two games against Texas State and USF…notched two tackles as well as a pass defended in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl against Houston…set a season-high three tackles against Texas State, Wake Forest and at No. 1 Clemson…was an integral member of a Seminole secondary that finished in top-15 in pass efficiency defense and top-25 in passing yards allowed.


Athletic and quick reserve cornerback who appeared in 12 games and made three tackles…valuable special teams contributor…made one stop against Oklahoma State in the season opener…had two tackles versus Wake Forest.

2013-14 FSU Basketball:

Joined Florida State head coach Leonard Hamilton’s men’s basketball squad on Jan. 12 – just six days after playing in the BCS National Championship…the backup guard appeared in six games, including the NIT Semifinals versus Minnesota at Madison Square Garden…drilled the first shot of his career – a 3-pointer – in a 70-50 win over Virginia Tech in his first career game on Feb. 5.


True freshman defensive back who appeared in 13 games, including the BCS National Championship Game against Auburn…finished season with 12 tackles…recorded two tackles at Clemson…set a new career high with four tackles and recorded his first TFL against NC State…intercepted his first career pass and added a tackle at Wake Forest…saw significant action on special teams on the punt coverage and kick return coverage units.


Member of the ESPN 300 (No. 158) for the 2013 recruiting class…PrepStar Top 300 All-American…a four-star recruit according to Rivals and 247Sports…named a top 15 recruit in the state of Alabama according to ESPN (No. 7), 247Sports (No. 13) and (No. 14)…rated the nation’s fourth-best corner by PrepStar, the 17th-best corner by ESPN, No. 28 by Rivals and No. 44 by…247Sports listed White as the nation’s No. 19 athlete…Rivals listed White as the 10th-best player in Alabama…selected to participate in the 2012 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic…led the Alabama team in tackles in the All-Star Classic…clocked at 4.5 in the 40-yard dash…recorded 39 tackles, three interceptions, forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and broke up nine passes as a senior…scored four touchdowns via receptions and returns…averaged 19.3 points, 10.3 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game for the Northview basketball team…committed to the Seminoles on Christmas Eve over offers from Alabama, Ole Miss, Auburn and Minnesota among others…born October 29, 1994…majoring in social science.