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LSU senior cornerback Tre'Davious White was named a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award on Monday, which goes to the nation’s top defensive back.

The other two finalists are USC’s Adoree’ Jackson and Michigan’s Jourdan Lewis. Per

Hailing from Shreveport, Louisiana, White has started all 10 games for the Tigers this season tying for the team lead with two interceptions to go along with his 28 total tackles and 3.0 tackles for loss. He’s been an integral part of the LSU defense since his debut season in 2013, starting 44 total games in his career.

Earlier this season, White became the first non-offensive player in LSU history to score touchdowns in the first two games of the season, as in the opener against Wisconsin he returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown, while the very next week he returned a punt 60 yards for a score against Jacksonville State at home, moving into a tie for second place at LSU with three career punt return TD’s in being named the SEC Co-Special Teams Player of the Week. Read more.
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