ARIZONA STATE FOOTBALL

Arizona State Sun Devils RB Rachaad White to play in Senior Bowl

Nov 18, 2021, 8:00 AM
Arizona State running back Rachaad White (3) leaps over Stanford safety Alaka'i Gilman as Stanford ...

Arizona State running back Rachaad White (3) leaps over Stanford safety Alaka'i Gilman as Stanford linebacker Levani Damuni gives chase during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Arizona State senior running back Rachaad White is headed to the Reese’s Senior Bowl.

The Sun Devil accepted his invitation Wednesday, afterward tweeting, “Blessing appreciate the opportunity.”

The Senior Bowl gives NFL draft prospects the chance to showcase in front of coaches and scouts ahead of the Super Bowl.

White has been collecting accolades throughout this season, most recently taking home the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week award Monday for the second straight game.

He gained 237 all-purpose yards against the Washington Huskies Saturday night. White scored the go-ahead 10-yard touchdown run with 1:11 left in the fourth quarter. That was his second score of the evening.

White ran for 202 yards and three touchdowns the week before against USC, another win for ASU.

He is tied for the Pac-12 lead in touchdown runs with 14 and is third in rushing yards.

The Sun Devil is also second on his team in receptions with 34, just two shy of wide receiver Ricky Pearsall. He’s accomplished this while having missed a game.

This year’s Senior Bowl is set for Feb. 5 from Hancock Whitney Stadium at the University of South Alabama.

Wide receiver Frank Darby was the sole Sun Devil who played in it last year. He later got drafted by the Atlanta Falcons.

White will take the field Saturday as ASU visits Oregon State in Corvallis.

Kickoff is at 8:30 p.m. Catch all the action on 98.7 FM Arizona’s Sports Station.

Penguin Air

Arizona State Football

FILE - Alabama celebrates after their win against Ohio State in an NCAA College Football Playoff na...
Associated Press

CFP championship games to return to Atlanta, South Florida

Atlanta and South Florida have been selected to host College Football Playoff national championship games for the second time.
2 days ago
LSU Tigers quarterback Jayden Daniels (5) throws a pass during the LSU Spring Game on April 23, 202...
Arizona Sports

LSU’s Brennan departs, former ASU QB Daniels reportedly set to start

Jayden Daniels will be the starting QB for LSU after Myles Brennan said he's stepping away from football, per WWL's Kristian Garic.
2 days ago
Michael Matus #91 of the Arizona State Sun Devils looks on before the game against the Washington H...
Jake Anderson

ASU football senior DE Michael Matus out for season due to knee injury

Arizona State Sun Devils DE Michael Matus will miss the entire 2022 season due to a knee injury, head coach Herm Edwards announced on Monday.
2 days ago
Utah quarterback Cameron Rising warms ups before the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against O...
Associated Press

AP college football rankings: Utah Utes lead Pac-12 in preseason poll

The Pac-12 favorite Utah Utes came in at No. 7 in The Associated Press preseason college football rankings released Monday.
2 days ago
Offensive lineman LaDarius Henderson #77 of the Arizona State Sun Devils reacts as he runs on to th...
Arizona Sports

ASU’s LaDarius Henderson named to Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list

ASU offensive lineman LaDarius Henderson was named to the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award preseason watch list ahead of the 2022 season.
3 days ago
Quarterback Graham Mertz #5 of the Wisconsin Badgers is sacked by defensive linemen Joe Moore #58 a...
Jake Anderson

D-line has to be ‘catalyst’ if ASU wants to repeat as best defense in Pac-12

The D-line will have to be the "catalyst" for ASU if it hopes to be the best defense in the Pac-12 for a second consecutive year.
3 days ago
Arizona State Sun Devils RB Rachaad White to play in Senior Bowl