Pat White is looking to get back into the NFL and his comeback bid his camp is dubbing as “Relaunch”. The next step in the process will be at WVU’s pro day on March 14. White’s father, Bo, said on Wednesday that Pat will work out as part of WVU’s pro day.
We broke the news last month of White’s comeback to football when he flew to San Diego to train with George Whitfield at Whitfield Athletix. Whitfield is a quarterback guru who has mentored the past two #1 NFL Draft Picks in Cam Newton and Andrew Luck. Other clients of Whitfield’s are Ben Roethlisberger and current NFL hopefuls E.J. Manuel, Matt Barkley and Landry Jones.
WVU’s pro day is going to have many eyeballs on it this year as it will be home to three potential first round picks in Geno Smith, Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey. White will take part of the event after the potential NFL draftees go through their workouts alongside other former Mountaineers (we’re working on getting that list).
As Will Johnson proved last year, just because you’re not draft eligible, it doesn’t mean you’re not going to get noticed by the right person. If White performs well, the feeling here is that with the changing landscape of NFL offenses, he’ll get that notice and be able to resume his NFL career. He was just ahead of his time in the first go-around.