Former Falcons WR White arrested on April 12th

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

According to 11 Alive, former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White was arrested earlier this month. He was arrested on April 12th for an HOV lane violation and a suspended or a revoked license.

He had an $801 bond for both citations. He paid that money to Gwinnett County to bond his way out of jail.

Former Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White warms up prior to a game against the New Orleans Saints
Roddy White warms up prior to a game against the New Orleans Saints (Getty Images)

The 37-year-old James Island, South Carolina native spent his entire career with the Falcons. He was the Atlanta’s first-round draft pick in the 2005 NFL Draft.

In his final season in 2015, he made 16 appearances, including 16 starts. He had 43 receptions for 506 yards and a touchdown.

The 506 yards were the worst since his sophomore season when he had 506 yards in 16 games. He had six straight seasons with more than 1,000 yards.

The streak began in 2007 when he had 1,202 yards. Then, it ended when White had 1,351 yards in 2012.

In his career with the Falcons, he made 171 appearances, including 149 starts. He had 808 receptions for 10,863 yards and 63 touchdowns.

He also had nine carries for 19 yards.

11Alive was able to confirm that White is the wide receivers coach at Johns Creek High School on Matt Helmerich’s staff in Johns Creek, Georgia.

When reached by 11Alive, Johns Creek Athletic Department refused to comment on if this arrest will impact his employment.

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