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Getting to know rookie linebacker Javin White

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Undrafted free agent is from Oakland and played at UNLV

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Javin White
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Javin White is a perfect 2020 Raider.

He is from Oakland and attended the famous McClymonds High School there, before going on on to play college football at UNLV.

So, White perfectly represents this team’s heritage and its future. The Raiders, of course, are moving from Oakland to Las Vegas this year.

The Raiders haven’t announced their undrafted free-agent draft class yet, but it has been widely reported that White is one of the team’s additions.

White was ranked as the 18th best undrafted free agent linebacker available by NFL.com so he will have an uphill battle to make the team. But if he has a good training camp and a good preseason, he would be a strong candidate to make the Raiders’ practice squad.

Here is a highlight film of White, who surely seems like he can be a vocal leader and is a player who doesn’t shy away from contact: