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No. 80, National Champion and Consensus All-American Tight End Jan White

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No. 80 Jan White
  • Three-time Big Ten champion (1968, '69, '70)
  • National champion (1968)
  • All Big-Ten (1970)
  • All-American (1970)

Like other tight ends before and after him, Jan White came to Columbus as a wide receiver in 1967. After sitting out a year in accordance with NCAA bylaw, White contributed to the fabled 1968 national title team as a "Super Sophomore.