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Melvin White
CB #23
Height:
6-1
Weight:
205
Age:
24
College:
Louisiana Lafayette
Hometown:
Freeport, Texas
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
47
SCK
0.0
FF
1
INT
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 47 40 7 0.0 0 5 2 9 -- 8 1 1 0
2013 CAR 15 10 47 40 7 0.0 0 5 2 9 4.5 8 1 1 --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Carolina (5/10/13).

GP/GS
Career (15/10) [1/1]; 2013 (15/10) [1/1].

2013
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Carolina (5/10)...Played in 15 games with starts in the last 10 at cornerback...Posted 45 tackles, two interceptions - one of which he returned for a touchdown - four passes defensed and one forced fumble...Contributed to unit that ranked second in the NFL in total defense and points allowed and led the league in sacks while finishing second in rushing defense and sixth in passing defense...Inactive at Buffalo (9/15)...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Recorded five tackles...Vs. New York Giants (9/22): Accounted for two takeaways...Victimized Giants quarterback Eli Manning for first career interception to set up a touchdown...Forced a fumble by Giants wide receiver Louis Murphy in Carolina territory in the fourth quarter to help preserve shutout...Part of defensive effort in which the Panthers became the first NFL team since 2002 to post a shutout victory of 38 points or more, register at least seven sacks and three turnovers and hold an opponent to 150 total net yards or less...At Tampa Bay (10/24): Made first NFL start...At Atlanta (12/29): Intercepted a pass by Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and returned it eight yards for a touchdown...Collected a career-high eight tackles.

COLLEGE
Played in 50 games with 28 starts at Louisiana Lafayette...Compiled 155 tackles, 1.5 sacks, two interceptions, 19 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...2012 (Sr.): Started 13 games at cornerback...Led the Ragin' Cajuns with 10 passes defensed in addition to recording 60 tackles and one forced fumble...2011 (Jr.): All-Sun Belt Conference honorable mention...Started 13 games at safety...Collected two interceptions and tied for second on the team with seven passes defensed...Posted with 64 tackles, 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...2010 (So.): Played in 12 games with one start...Notched 24 tackles, one pass defensed and two fumble recoveries...2009 (Fr.): Played in 12 games with one start...Logged seven tackles and one pass defensed...2008: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL
Attended Brazosport HS in Freeport, Texas...Graduated from Louisiana Lafayette with a degree in criminal justice.

TRANSACTIONS
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Carolina (5/10/13).

GP/GS
Career (15/10) [1/1]; 2013 (15/10) [1/1].

2013
Signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by Carolina (5/10)...Played in 15 games with starts in the last 10 at cornerback...Posted 45 tackles, two interceptions - one of which he returned for a touchdown - four passes defensed and one forced fumble...Contributed to unit that ranked second in the NFL in total defense and points allowed and led the league in sacks while finishing second in rushing defense and sixth in passing defense...Inactive at Buffalo (9/15)...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Recorded five tackles...Vs. New York Giants (9/22): Accounted for two takeaways...Victimized Giants quarterback Eli Manning for first career interception to set up a touchdown...Forced a fumble by Giants wide receiver Louis Murphy in Carolina territory in the fourth quarter to help preserve shutout...Part of defensive effort in which the Panthers became the first NFL team since 2002 to post a shutout victory of 38 points or more, register at least seven sacks and three turnovers and hold an opponent to 150 total net yards or less...At Tampa Bay (10/24): Made first NFL start...At Atlanta (12/29): Intercepted a pass by Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan and returned it eight yards for a touchdown...Collected a career-high eight tackles.

COLLEGE
Played in 50 games with 28 starts at Louisiana Lafayette...Compiled 155 tackles, 1.5 sacks, two interceptions, 19 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...2012 (Sr.): Started 13 games at cornerback...Led the Ragin' Cajuns with 10 passes defensed in addition to recording 60 tackles and one forced fumble...2011 (Jr.): All-Sun Belt Conference honorable mention...Started 13 games at safety...Collected two interceptions and tied for second on the team with seven passes defensed...Posted with 64 tackles, 1.5 sacks, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...2010 (So.): Played in 12 games with one start...Notched 24 tackles, one pass defensed and two fumble recoveries...2009 (Fr.): Played in 12 games with one start...Logged seven tackles and one pass defensed...2008: Redshirted as a true freshman.

PERSONAL
Attended Brazosport HS in Freeport, Texas...Graduated from Louisiana Lafayette with a degree in criminal justice.

 

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