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Ted White enters his first season as offensive assistant / quarterbacks coach for the Houston Texans in 2022.
Ted White enters his first season as offensive assistant / quarterbacks coach for the Houston Texans in 2022. White comes to Houston with 15 seasons of coaching experience, primarily at the collegiate level.
In 2021, White served as an offensive quality control coach at the University of Maryland. While with the Terrapins, White helped lead the development of QB Tua Tagovailoa, who set single-season program records for passing yards (3,860), completions (328), completion percentage (69.2%) and 300-yard passing games (seven) while tying the program record for passing touchdowns (26). Tagovailoa earned Honorable Mention All-Big Ten honors and received Pro Football Focus Third Team All-Big Ten recognition for his performance in 2021.
Prior to his time at Maryland, White worked as the quarterbacks coach for the XFL's DC Defenders in 2020. White coached under current Texans offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton, then the Defenders head coach, and helped lead the Defenders to a 3-2 record before the XFL suspended operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
From 2018-19, White served as the offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach for Prairie View A&M. Under White's tutelage in 2018, QB Jalen Morton set a single-season school record with 3,218 yards of total offense (2,344 passing and 874 rushing). He also rushed for a single-game school-record 255 yards at Arkansas-Pine Bluff (9/22), breaking a mark that had been held since 1953, while adding a career-best four rushing touchdowns.
White spent the two seasons (2016-17) as the associate head coach/offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at Arkansas-Pine Bluff and served as the Golden Lions' interim head coach to end the 2017 season.
From 2011 to 2015, White worked as the associate head coach / offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach at his alma mater, Howard University. Under his direction in 2014, Howard led the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference in total offense (384.8 yards per game) and first downs per game (22.0) while ranking third in rushing offense (189.3 yards per game) and passing offense (200.3 yards per game).
In 2013, White worked closely with QB Greg McGhee, who earned 2013 MEAC Offensive Player of the Year honors after leading the conference in total offense (3,275 yards). Howard's offense also ranked first in the MEAC in total offense (403.9 yards per game), first in third down conversions (47.6 percent),first in fourth down conversions (68.0 percent), second in rushing offense (200.1 yards per game) and third in passing offense (203.8 yards per game),
In 2012, White helped Howard achieve its first winning season since 2004 with a 7-4 record. In White's first season with the program (2011), the Bison won five games after securing just three wins throughout the previous three seasons combined. McGhee was named MEAC Rookie of the Year after finishing third in the conference in total offense (198.5 yards per game).
Prior to joining Howard's staff, White spent the 2010 season at Southern University as the co-offensive coordinator / quarterbacks coach and guided freshman QB Dray Joseph, who earned Southwestern Athletic Conference Offensive Rookie of the Year honors.
White began his coaching career at Texas Southern University, where he served as the Tigers quarterbacks / wide receivers coach under his former college coach Steve Wilson from 2006-08.
As a player, White played three seasons as a quarterback for the CFL's Montreal Alouettes (2003-05), finishing his CFL career with a total of 2,568 passing yards and 20 touchdowns. White also spent two seasons playing in NFL Europe for the Barcelona Dragons (2002) and Frankfurt Galaxy (2000). He also spent time with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs, but did not appear in any regular season games.
White played four collegiate seasons (1995-98) at Howard and holds numerous MEAC records, including career passing yards (9,808) and career passing touchdowns (92). White was a two-time first-team Division 1-AA All-American (1996 and 1998) and was named the MEAC Player of the Year and Black College Football Player of the Year in 1996.
White was born in Baton Rouge, La., and played football and basketball at Glen Oaks High School. He and his wife, Ladricca, have a daughter named Kelsey.
White's Coaching Ledger
2022 Offensive Assistant / Quarterbacks Houston Texans
2021 Offensive Quality Control Maryland
2020 Quarterbacks DC Defenders (XFL)
2018-19 Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Prairie View A&M
2017 Interim Head Coach Arkansas-Pine Bluff
2016-17 Associate Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Arkansas-Pine Bluff
2011-15 Associated Head Coach / Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Howard
2010 Co-Offensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks Texas Southern
2006-08 Quarterbacks / Wide Receivers Texas Southern