Sheldon Darnell White (born March 1, 1965) is a former American football cornerback in the National Football League for the New York Giants, Detroit Lions, and the Cincinnati Bengals. He played from 1988–1993. He also served as the interim general manager of the Detroit Lions in 2015.[1]Currently the Executive Director of Player Personnel and Recruiting for Michigan State University’s football program.

Sheldon White
Michigan State Spartans
Personal information
Born: (1965-03-01) March 1, 1965 (age 54)
Dayton, Ohio
Career information
High school:Dayton (OH) Meadowdale
College:Miami (OH)
NFL Draft:1988 / Round: 3 / Pick: 62
Career history
As player:
As administrator:
  • Detroit Lions (20102015)
    Vice President of Pro Personnel
  • Detroit Lions (2015)
    Interim General Manager
  • Michigan State (2016–present)
    Executive Director of Player Personnel & Recruiting
Career NFL statistics
Interception yards:151
Player stats at


  1. ^ Twentyman, Tim (November 5, 2015). "Lions announce organizational changes". Detroit Lions. Retrieved November 5, 2015.