Former Alabama WR DeAndrew White signs NFL free agent contract
The Carolina Panthers announced they have re-signed former Alabama wide receiver DeAndrew White. The pass catcher was an unrestricted free agent.
White, a Texas native, played for Alabama from 2011-14, catching 94 passes for 1,294 yards and 12 touchdowns. Following his Alabama career, White went undrafted in the NFL and signed a free agent contract with the San Francisco 49ers. He’s played with 5 NFL teams during his career — 49ers (2015), Patriots (2016), Texans (2017), Broncos (2018) and Panthers (2018-19).
During his NFL career, which has been on and off practice rosters, White has recorded 16 games played, 7 catches and 93 yards receiving. He has yet to score an NFL touchdown. Last season with the Panthers, White caught 4 passes for 51 yards. He also returned 10 kickoffs for 226 yards.
White signed at Alabama during the 2010 recruiting cycle as a 4-star wide receiver prospect. He was ranked as the nation’s No. 13 overall receiver, according to 247Sports Composite Rankings.