|Ht / Wt:||6'5" / 224 lb.|
|Drafted:||2018 / Rd. 5 (171)|
White signed a reserve/future contract with the Jets on Monday, Ethan Greenberg of the team's official site reports.
Analysis: White signed with the Jets' practice squad in September after being selected in the fifth-round of the 2018 NFL Draft by the Cowboys. White threw for 61 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in 27 games for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers while completing 66.4% of his passes.
White completed 14 of 26 passes for 132 yards in Thursday's preseason loss to the Buccaneers.
Analysis: The second-year QB got the start in the final preseason game but had another ineffective showing. White played into the third quarter but only managed to lead the Cowboys' offense to a single field goal, and his fumble on a first-quarter sack led to Tampa Bay's first TD of the night. Despite being a fifth-round pick in 2018, his lack of development has not only cost him a shot at overtaking Cooper Rush for the job of Dak Prescott's backup, it may end up costing White a spot on the roster entirely, even as a member of the practice squad.
White completed 17 of 22 passes for 157 yards and one interception in Sunday's preseason game against the Cardinals.
Analysis: He was also sacked four times. The rookie QB put up better numbers in this one than Cooper Rush, his competition for the No. 2 job behind Dak Prescott, and while Rush was mostly facing Arizona's first-team defense while White took on the Cards' backups, it looks like this battle could extend into the final week of the preseason -- especially if the Cowboys decide they can't afford to devote three roster spots to quarterback.
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