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John
White IV
#5 Running Back
John
White IV
#5 Running Back
Height 5'8
Weight 195 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1991-04-07 (30)
Born Torrance, CA
School Utah
Status AMER
Rushes 192
Yards 1004
Touchdowns 7
Average 5.23

CFL: 7 

Argos: 1 

Acquired: Signed as a free agent February 9, 2021. 

2020: No season. 

2019: Signed with B.C. Lions February 12Played 16 games. Carried the ball 192 times for 1,004 yards with seven touchdowns. It was his first 1,000-yard season. Caught 46 passes for 341 yards and one touchdown. Had three games with over 120 rushing yards, highlighted by a 138yard game at Toronto July 6. Caught nine passes for 87 yards June 29 at Calgary.  

2018: Released by Edmonton May 20…Signed with Hamilton Tiger-Cats June 12. Played seven games. Carried the ball 78 times for 400 yards and two touchdowns. Caught eight passes for 51 yards. Rushed for 108 yards September 29 against B.C. Playoffs: Had no stats in East Final win over B.C. or East Final loss at Ottawa.  

2017: Played two games. Tore his ACL June 30 against Montreal and missed the rest of the season. Had 20 carries for 112 yards and one TD, while catching two passes for four yards. Had 104 rushing yards in opening week win at B.C. 

2016: Played 15 games. Finished with 886 yards rushing with eight touchdowns, adding 464 receiving yards with one TD. Had three regular-season games with over 100 yards rushing, including 145 yards at Montreal October 10. Playoffs: Established a team record for most rushing yards in a playoff game, 160 yards on 20 carries with two TDs in East Semi-Final win at Hamilton. Carried the ball 12 times for 66 yards in East Final loss at Ottawa. 

2015: Tore his Achilles tendon in training camp and missed the entire season.  

2014: Played nine games. Rushed for 852 yards and two TDs. Caught 17 passes for 182 yards and one TD. Had three regular-season games of over 100 rushing yards, four more with over 90. His season high was 192 yards September 26 against Saskatchewan. Named CFL and Divisional All-Star. Playoffs: Rushed for 134 yards on 19 carries in West Semi-Final win over Saskatchewan. Rushed for 40 yards on eight carries in West Final loss at Calgary. 

2013: Signed with Edmonton May 9. Played 15 games. Rushed for 260 yards on 69 carries with one TD. Caught seven passes for 86 yards with two touchdowns. He made his CFL debut June 29 against Saskatchewan. Scored his first CFL TD on an 18-yard pass from Mike Reilly September 2 at Calgary. His first rushing TD was a one-yard run September 6 against Edmonton. 

College: Attended the University of Utah (2011-12). Played 24 games, started 23. The only Utah player to ever rush for back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons. Set the school record with 14 games with over 100 yards. Holds single season record with 1,519 yards, set in 2011. Second Team All-Pac-12 that year. Rushed for 205 yards against Oregon State…Attended Los Angeles Harbor College (2009-2010). Set career records for rushing yards, rushing TDs, total TDs, and single season marks with 18 rushing TDs, 25 total TDs, 152 points, and 2,056 all-purpose yards. Also set school records with a 97yard rushing TD and a 107yard kickoff return.  

Personal: Attended South Torrance High School. Was named All-Conference, All-State and All-CIF. In nine games as a senior he had 1,850 rushing yards with 29 TDs. Also lettered in track.  

 

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2013
EDM 15 69 260 1 3.8 15
2014
EDM 9 123 852 2 6.9 60
2016
EDM 15 164 886 8 5.4 31
2017
EDM 2 20 112 1 5.6 43
2018
HAM 7 78 400 2 5.1 36
2019
BC 16 192 1004 7 5.2 35
Total
64 646 3514 21 5.4 60

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2013
EDM 15 7 18 86 - 2 12.3 20
2014
EDM 9 17 27 182 - 1 10.7 33
2016
EDM 15 58 72 464 399 1 8.0 32
2017
EDM 2 2 2 4 4 0 2.0 8
2018
HAM 7 8 11 51 51 0 6.4 12
2019
BC 16 46 56 341 269 1 7.4 23
Total
64 138 186 1128 723 5 8.2 33

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2013
EDM 15 2 25 12.50 14 0
2014
EDM 9 0 0 0.00 0 0
2016
EDM 15 0 0 0.00 0 0
2017
EDM 2 0 0 0.00 0 0
2018
HAM 7 0 0 0.00 0 0
2019
BC 16 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
64 2 25 12.5 14 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-15
1 WPG 4 4 0 1.0 6
06-21
2 EDM 8 24 0 3.0 27
06-29
3 CGY 14 64 1 4.6 14
07-06
4 TOR 22 138 1 6.3 32
07-11
5 EDM 11 53 0 4.8 18
07-20
6 SSK 3 17 0 5.7 8
07-27
7 SSK 9 29 0 3.2 14
08-10
9 HAM 15 124 2 8.3 25
08-15
10 WPG 11 53 1 4.8 17
08-24
11 HAM 4 53 0 13.3 30
09-21
15 OTT 17 80 1 4.7 11
09-28
16 MTL 14 78 1 5.6 35
10-05
17 TOR 20 121 0 6.1 15
10-12
18 EDM 11 84 0 7.6 26
10-18
19 SSK 12 38 0 3.2 8
11-02
21 CGY 17 44 0 2.6 10
Total
192 1004 7 5.3 296

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-15
1 WPG 3 5 18 0 6.0 17
06-21
2 EDM 1 1 8 0 8.0 8
06-29
3 CGY 9 9 87 1 9.7 15
07-06
4 TOR 4 4 28 0 7.0 17
07-11
5 EDM 3 3 19 0 6.3 10
07-20
6 SSK 3 3 25 0 8.3 13
07-27
7 SSK 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-10
9 HAM 1 2 6 0 6.0 6
08-15
10 WPG 1 2 8 0 8.0 8
08-24
11 HAM 1 1 23 0 23.0 23
09-21
15 OTT 3 3 34 0 11.3 14
09-28
16 MTL 3 6 16 0 5.3 8
10-05
17 TOR 2 2 5 0 2.5 10
10-12
18 EDM 4 4 20 0 5.0 9
10-18
19 SSK 2 4 16 0 8.0 11
11-02
21 CGY 6 7 28 0 4.7 7
Total
46 56 341 1 7.9 176

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-15
1 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-21
2 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
06-29
3 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-06
4 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-11
5 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-20
6 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-27
7 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-10
9 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-15
10 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-24
11 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-21
15 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-28
16 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-05
17 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-12
18 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-18
19 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-02
21 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
0 0 0.0 0 0