TONY WHITE Last Updated 7/23/10
Assistant Coach
(Cornerbacks/Recruiting Coordinator)
Fifth Season

  Hiring Release - 01/27/09
  Meet Tony White - 04/20/09
  Get To Know Video - 03/25/09

Recruiting Areas:
SD (Southbay), LA County West (San Pedro, Carson, Compton, Culver City), Texas (El Paso), Florida

Tony White

- Tony White joined the Aztec coaching staff in January 2009 and is in charge of the team's cornerbacks for the second straight year.

- Last season, SDSU surrendered only 15 passing touchdowns, including four in non-conference action, after giving up 21 TDs in 2008. Opponents scored one passing touchdown or fewer in eight of 12 contests.

- The Aztecs ranked 53rd nationally in pass defense (216.5 ypg.) and 62nd in pass defense efficiency.

- He came to San Diego State after spending 2008 alongside current Aztec defensive coordinator Rocky Long at New Mexico. White was in charge of the Lobos' linebackers.

- At UNM, White coached two honorable mention all-conference linebackers in Zach Arnett and Herbert Felder. New Mexico ended 2008 ranked 26th nationally in rushing defense, 45th nationally in total defense and 46th nationally in scoring defense.

- Before moving to Albuquerque, he served as the graduate assistant in football operations at UCLA in 2007. White assisted with the day-to-day operations and administration, recruiting administration and provided professional scouts with player information and videos.

- In 2006, White served as the head football coach at St. Genevieve High School in Panorama City, Calif., where he led the team to its best record in 13 seasons and coached two first-team all-CIF selections.

- Was a three-year starter and four-year letterman at outside linebacker for UCLA from 1997-2000.

- Served as a team captain during his senior campaign in 2000, making 64 tackles and earning the team's N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership.

- Spent four seasons playing in the Canadian Football League for the Calgary Stampeders, Ottawa Renegades and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

- Received his bachelor's degree in history from UCLA in 2002.

Hometown El Paso, Texas
College UCLA, 2002
Office # 619-594-6816
Year Team Position
2009-13 San Diego State Assist. Coach - Cornerbacks
2008 New Mexico Assist.  Coach - Linebackers
2007 UCLA Grad. Assist. of Football Ops
2006 St. Genevieve High Head Coach
Year School Title Record
2009 San Diego State Assist. Coach - Cornerbacks 4-8
2008 New Mexico Assist.  Coach - Linebackers 4-8
2007 UCLA Grad. Assist. of Football Ops 6-7
Year Team Position
2005 Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) Linebacker
2003-04 Ottawa Renegades (CFL) Linebacker
1997-00 UCLA Linebacker
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