Athlete Of The Week: Deangelo White

Oscar Smith running back, Deangelo White dedicated his playoff game to his late father, Chelsea, who passed away the day before on Thanksgiving Day. That Friday he rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown in the Tigers 13-0 win over Woodside.

Our Athlete Of The Week played with a heavy heart. Deangelo White had every reason NOT to play. He felt there was no way he could let down one of Oscar Smith's biggest supporters in his dad, Chelsea. On Thanksgiving Day, his father suddenly stopped breathing and passed away. 

The very next day on Friday night, the junior providing a first quarter spark in the form of a 35 yard touchdown run for an early 6-0 lead for the Tigers against Woodside in the Group 6A South Region Semifinals. Oscar Smith won the game 13-0. White also had 3 catches for 25 yards.


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