Reginald Howard "Reggie" White was born December 19, 1961. He would've been 53 this year. White died in 2004 due to a fatal cardiac arrhythmia.
White's accomplishments in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles, Green Bay Packers and Carolina Panthers include two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, 13-time Pro Bowl and 12-time All-Pro selection. The defensive lineman also holds second place all-time among career sack leaders with 198.5 (behind Bruce Smith's 200). White had three sacks to help the Packers beat New England in Super Bowl XXXI. What a freak that guy was on the field. Let's sit back and enjoy some of his best career highlights:
Other notable Dec. 19 birthdays include Bobby Layne (1926), Al Kaline (1934), Kevin McHale (1957), Warren Sapp (1972), Jake Plummer (1974), Maurice "Mo" Williams (1982), Ian Kennedy (1984) and Alexis Sánchez (1987).
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