April 26, 2009

Dolphins make White pick No. 44

MORGANTOWN--The Miami Dolphins chose quarterback Pat White with the twelfth choice in the NFL draft's second round Saturday. The 44th overall selection relayed the day's experience and described his future fit with a collection of South Florida reporters via conference call Saturday night.

"I had no expectations coming into the draft," said White. "I was just hoping that someone would give me a chance, and the Dolphins have. I am grateful and ready to get to work."

Miami already has quarterbacks Chad Pennington, Chad Henne and John Beck on the roster. Pennington is the incumbent and Michigan's Henne appears to be the heir apparent as a second-rounder last season. White will need to improve to compete with them.

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