Baltimore, Md.--7/30/17-- The Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Tim White, left, catches a pass over cornerback Al-Hajj Shabazz during the team's first open practice for fans on Sunday at M & T Bank Stadium. Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun sp-ravens-open-practice Lam
Baltimore, Md.--7/30/17-- The Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Tim White, left, catches a pass over cornerback Al-Hajj Shabazz during the team's first open practice for fans on Sunday at M & T Bank Stadium. Kenneth K. Lam/The Baltimore Sun sp-ravens-open-practice Lam (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun)

There were several big names among the standouts during the Ravens' practice at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday evening — free safety Tony Jefferson, strong safety Eric Weddle and tight end Larry Donnell, to name a few — and a few lesser known commodities.

Such as rookie wide receiver Tim White, who caught a pair of touchdown passes from quarterbacks Ryan Mallett and Dustin Vaughan. It was a solid display for the undrafted free agent.

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"I felt pretty good," he said. "I just tried to prepare myself, and my teammates were there for me. I just went out there and tried to play my heart out in front of the fans. It was just such a great atmosphere out there for me. So I just tried to embrace it and enjoy it."

The 5-foot-10, 181-pound White has dazzled observers with his speed and explosiveness, and he demonstrated his athleticism when he leaped over a defender Sunday. But he also is well aware that the wideout position is stocked with Mike Wallace, Jeremy Maclin, Breshad Perriman, Chris Moore, Chris Matthews, Griff Whalen and Keenan Reynolds.

"I feel like I'm trying to make an impression every single day with whatever I do," White said. "I just want to get out there and play my heart out. I know I can play at this level. So I just want to get out there and play for my teammates and prove to my teammates that I can be there for them and be dependable."

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White's performance caught coach John Harbaugh's attention.

"He has done a good job in camp," Harbaugh said. "Today, I thought he had a really good day. He really lit it up a little bit, didn't he? To see a guy jump out like that in this kind of environment was pretty eye-opening. He has had a solid camp up until this point."

White said his priority is adjusting to the nuances of the Ravens and the NFL and finding a role he can be comfortable in.

"Really, it's just putting it all together on the field — whether it's releases or the playbook or just adjusting to the names of teammates. It's everything," he said. "It's another step up, it's a new team, a new organization and I'm just trying to really put myself in a familiar position so that I can play the way I can play."

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