Freshman safety Brendon White becomes latest Buckeye to lose his black stripe

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Two days after freshman cornerback Shaun Wade lost his black stripe, and offensive tackle Thayer Munford lost his, safety Brendon White became the ninth Ohio State newcomer to be welcomed into the program on Saturday.

Losing your black stripe is an honor under Buckeye head coach Urban Meyer. Once Meyer and his program feels as though a freshman has truly earned his way onto the team, that player’s black stripe is removed.

White is ranked as a 4-star recruit by 247Sports’ composite rankings and is the No. 3 athlete in the country, while being touted as the No. 2 overall player from the state of Ohio.

Ohio State black stripe tracker

Ohio State had nine members of its 2017 recruiting class enroll early, but that doesn’t make you an official Buckeye. What does? Losing your black stripe. Here’s every player to make that leap so far this year.

Name Pos Date
J.K. Dobbins RB Aug. 4, 2017
Isaiah Pryor S Aug. 7, 2017
Chase Young DE Aug. 9, 2017
Jeffrey Okudah CB Aug. 15, 2017
Haskell Garrett DT Aug. 15, 2017
Pete Werner LB Aug. 16, 2017
Thayer Munford OT Aug. 17, 2017
Shaun Wade CB Aug. 17, 2017
Brendon White S Aug. 19, 2017


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