Reginald Howard White (December 19, 1961 – December 26, 2004) was an American professional football defensive end in the National Football League (NFL) for 15 seasons during the 1980s and 1990s. He played college football for the University of Tennessee, and was recognized as a unanimous All-American.
Reggie White, a fearsome defensive end for the Green Bay Packers and Philadelphia Eagles who was one of the great players in NFL history, died Sunday, his wife said. He was 43. A cause of death ...
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Reggie’s Death Was Totally Unexpected. It happened without warning on the morning just after Christmas in 2004. Reggie appeared to be in excellent health, having dropped to about 25 pounds below his playing weight of 325 pounds. The only troubling issue was a persistent cough that had bothered him for some time.
Reggie White, byname of Reginald Howard White, (born December 19, 1961, Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.—died December 26, 2004, Huntersville, North Carolina), American professional gridiron football player who was one of the most dominant defensive linemen in the history of the sport.
Learn More. Reggie White earned the nickname "The Minister of Defense" as a senior at Tennessee. The moniker surely had to do with something more than the fact that he became an ordained minister at the age of 17. That became instantly apparent when he began his pro football career.
Per Autopsy Files, there were five reasons given by pathologist Dr. J. Michael Sullivan for Reggie White's death. The first was "sarcoidosis with involvement of heart, lungs, and liver." Second was "cardiomegaly with left ventricular concentric hypertrophy." Third was a "history of sleep apnea."
Reggie White, who's free-agent signing in 1993 was a pivotal move in the Green Bay Packers' return to greatness, will get ESPN's "30 for 30" documentary treatment. The sports network said ...
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Reggie White. Actor: Touched by an Angel. Reginald Howard White was born on December 19, 1961 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was born to unmarried parents, Charles White and Thelma Dodd Collier. He was raised by his mother until age eight when he was placed with his grandmother, Mildred Dodd.