Bob White
No. 33
Personal information
Born: (1938-08-22) August 22, 1938 (age 83)
Portsmouth, Ohio
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school:Covington
College:Ohio State
NFL Draft:1960 / Round: 8 / Pick: 91
AFL Draft:1960 / Round: 1
Pick: First Selections
(by the Houston Oilers)
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Player stats at PFR

Loren Robert White (born August 22, 1938) is a former American football player. He played for Ohio State in the late 1950s. White played fullback and line on defense.[1] In 1957, he and the Buckeyes won the Big Ten Conference outright and won the 1958 Rose Bowl, 10–7, over Oregon.[2] In 1958, he led in scoring and rushing for the Buckeyes.[3]

In 1958, White was named First-Team All-American.[4] He was also named Academic All-American Player of the Year in 1958.[5] In 1957, 1958, and 1959 he was named an Ohio State Academic All-Big Ten Honoree.[5] In 1958 White placed 4th as the Buckeyes Heisman Trophy finalist.[6]

In his only NFL season, White played just six games.


  1. ^ Park, Jack (2003). Ohio State Football Encyclopedia: National Championship Edition. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing. ISBN 1-58261-695-7.
  2. ^ "1957 National Championship". Archived from the original on 2010-03-11. Retrieved 2008-09-09.
  3. ^ "The Rose Bowl 1958". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  4. ^ "Ohio State First-Team All-Americans" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-05-01.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ a b "Academic Honors - The Ohio State Buckeyes Official Athletics Site". Archived from the original on 2010-03-11. Retrieved 2008-10-09.
  6. ^ "Ohio State Football Heisman Finalists". Central Ohio News. Retrieved 2008-10-09.