Hall of Fame - Inductee Detail

Randy "The Manster" White

Randy "The Manster" White


  • Position: Defensive Tackle
  • School: Maryland
  • High School: Wilmington, DE (Thomas McKean HS)
  • Years: 1972-1974
  • Inducted: 1994
  • Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date of Birth: Jan 15, 1953
  • Jersey Number: 94
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 238

Member Biography

Randy White came to the University of Maryland from Wilmington, Delaware, and was listed as a fullback. Coach Jerry Claiborne moved him to defensive tackle, and he was called, in some quarters, "the quickest lineman in the game." He was named All-America by the Associated Press in 1973 and was a unanimous selection in 1974. Other awards in 1974 included: Outland Award -nation's best interior lineman; Lombardi Award - nation's best lineman or linebacker; Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year; State of Delaware Athlete of the Year; Columbus Touchdown Club, Washington Touchdown Club, Pigskin Club - Lineman of the Year; Philadelphia sports writers award - Amateur Athlete of the Year; United Press Lineman of the Year; Liberty Bowl Most Valuable Player. Maryland retired his jersey, number 94. Next came 14 years with the Dallas Cowboys. In the Super Bowl following the 1977 season he was co-winner of the Most Valuable Player award. He hit the jackpot in the 1994 election to the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.