- Position: Quarterback
- School: Arizona State
- High School: Mesa, AZ (Westwood HS)
- Years: 1971-1973
- Inducted: 1998
- Place of Birth: Mesa, AZ
- Date of Birth: Feb 09, 1952
- Jersey Number: 11
- Height: 6-3
- Weight: 184
Member BiographyDanny White quarterbacked Arizona State to a 32-4 record
in three years 1971-73. That included three championships
in the Western Athletic Conference and three victories in
the Fiesta Bowl- over Florida State 45-38, Missouri 49-35,
and Pittsburgh 28-7.
White led the nation in pass efficiency and was named
All-America in 1973. He ended the season playing in the
East-West Shrine Game, the Senior Bowl and the Hula Bowl.
He also was the team's punter for three years, averaging
41.7 yards on each kick.
White played for Memphis in the World Football League
1974-75 and Dallas in the National Football League 1976-88.
he returned to his home state as coach of the Arizona
Rattlers of the Arena Football League.
White set school records for most yards gained by passing
in a career, 6717 and most touchdown passes, 64. He threw
six touchdown passes in a game against New Mexico in 1971.
Danny White is from a family tradition. His father is
Wilford White, who played at Arizona State 1947-50, made
second team All-America with the Associated Press, and
still holds the school rushing record, 1502 yards, for
the season of 1950.
Danny White grew up in Mesa, Arizona, and is the first
native Arizonan to be elected to the College Football
Hall of Fame.