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Darius White signs with Cal, faxes in letter of intent

Itawamba Community College cornerback Darius White sent in his letter of intent to officially become a member of the California Golden Bears.

Darius White joins the Bears!
Darius White joins the Bears!
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With the painful losses Cal experienced at the cornerback position the past two seasons with regards to early entrees and other talented players going down to injury, the Bears need to get some cornerbacks to go along with their safeties.

Darius White will hopefully provide some impact there. White is a junior college cornerback at Itawamba who also had offers from schools like Kansas State. One thing that distinguishes White from most Cal cornerbacks is his height and physicality. At 6'1 and 185 pounds, White projects to be the tallest corner Cal has had in quite some time and could give the Bears the ability to get a little bit more aggressive in covering wide receivers.

Here are the video highlights of White courtesy of Hudl. Here are the rankings on White from the various recruiting services.

  • ESPN - 3 stars, 7th ranked JUCO DB
  • Rivals - 3 stars
  • 247sports - 3 stars, 13th ranked JUCO DB
  • Scout - 3 stars