Former WVU Mountaineer quarterback Pat White has signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals. White, who was recently cut by the Miami Dolphins, caught the eyes of Royals scouts with his sheer athleticism:â†µ
White has a long history of playing baseball, though he played none at West Virginia. He was drafted four times, by three different major league franchises, during his time at WVU. This statement makes it seem like the door may not have completely shut on football, however:â†µ
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Anyone who remembers White leading the Mountaineers to four bowl wins in four years has to wish the kid the best of luck. I, for one, would still love to see him catch on in the NFL, but admit that looks increasingly unlikely.