Former College Football Star Pat White Lands NFL Job

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As a college football player, Pat White was one of the most dazzling players in the country,

setting dozens of records in West Virginia. But after injuries limited him to a very brief career,

White is returning to the NFL.

On Monday, the Los Angeles Chargers announced that they have hired White as an offensive assistant.

He spent the last year with the team on a coaching internship as part of the Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship.

However, this is not White's first coaching job.

He has spent the last four years coaching in the college ranks.

White coached quarterback at Alcorn State, running back in South Florida,

White coached quarterback at Alcorn State, running back in South Florida,

Quarterback again at Alabama State and most recently at Campbell was hired as quarterback coach.

In West Virginia, Pat White was one of the most explosive players in college football,

Racking yards through the air and the ground. He was a two-time Big East Offensive Player of the Year

and a three-time first-team All-Big East selection.

White finished in the top 10 voted in the Heisman Trophy twice, while leading the Mountaineers to two conference titles.

and two top 6 finishes.

He remains West Virginia's all-time leader in touchdowns, having contributed 103.

The Miami Dolphins drafted White in the second round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

Unfortunately, a serious injury effectively ended his NFL career after one season.

He got some time playing in the Canadian Football League but retired in 2015.

Will Pat White's return to the NFL as a coach be happy?