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Randy White named to FWAA 75th Anniversary All-America team

Randy White, one of the all-time best Maryland football players, was named to the Football Writers' Association of America 75th Anniversary All-America team Thursday. White, a defensive lineman in the early 1970s, was one of the most dominant players in the early 1970s and in program history.

Randy White, one of the all-time best Maryland football players, was named to the Football Writers' Association of America 75th Anniversary All-America team Thursday. White, a defensive lineman in the early 1970s, was one of the most dominant players in the early 1970s and in program history.

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In 1974, White won the Outland and Lombardi trophies as the best lineman in college football, was named ACC Player of the Year and was a consensus All-American. He was also named the Delaware Athlete of the Year and the Amateur Athlete of the Year by the Philadelphia Sportswriters Association. Plus, he finished ninth in the Heisman Trophy voting.

White was drafted second overall in the 1975 NFL draft by the Dallas Cowboys and had a decorated 14-year career. He was credited with 1,104 tackles and 111 sacks in a career in which he played in six NFC title games, three Super Bowls and was named co-most valuable player in Super Bowl XII. He was also named All-Pro nine years.

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In 1994, White was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame.

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