There weren't many prospects in line for an offer entering the Texas Longhorns Junior Day, but Wylie East athlete Aubrey White was one of them and picked it up in the morning:
Blessed to receive offer from The University of Texas. #ATX— Aubrey | White | #16 (@Sir_Aubrey) February 28, 2015
Committed to the Kansas Jayhawks sine last October, the 5'11, 190-pounder now has a national offer list. Alabama. Arizona State, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Houston, Michigan State, Mississippi State, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, and Washington, among others, have all offered White.
So it's probably just a matter of time until he decides to flip to another program or merely open up his recruitment once again.
A consensus three-star prospect, White's offer list is much more impressive than his rankings -- he's considered the No. 1032 prospect overall, the No. 16 athlete, and the No. 144 recruit in Texas.
Offered by the Longhorns as a running back/athlete, White seems most likely to end up as an all-purpose back or perhaps even a defensive back if he commits to Texas given the current numbers at wide receiver the presence of prospects like Sachse star Devin Duvernay still on the board at the position.
Unlike a prospect like King all-purpose back Trayveon Williams, offers out to White are as much about potential as production -- he scored only three touchdowns as a junior, but given his superior 2013 rushing numbers, it's possible that White was limited in some way last fall.
He has experience playing both running back and wide receiver and checked in at 5'11 and 169 pounds last spring at the Dallas NFTC, where he also clocked a 4.78 40-yard dash, posted a 4.32 shuttle time, and registered a 29.7-inch vertical leap.
Built a little bit like Baylor all-purpose back commit Kameron Martin, White looks more like a wide receiver or a defensive back than a running back, but he has skills that project favorably for him to continue carrying the football at the next level, especially his ability to stop and start again, as well as a slide cut that is impressive.
His speed is solid, but he's not quite a breakaway threat on film or in terms of his testing time last spring. At his best, he's making defenders miss in small spaces or lowering his shoulder to to demonstrate power belied by his modest size.
In the passing game, White made most of his catches on screens while providing some evidence that he can operate as a pure receiver and come up with catches in traffic.
Overall, it's the versatility of White that makes him appealing as a prospect because he's not quite as impressive as either Williams or Martin on film as a running back.