The Virginia Destroyers cut Pat White this evening. White told my source that the Virginia Destroyers of the UFL decided to cut him. He had signed with the Destroyers at the end of June, and was touted as one of he biggest signings in the short history of the UFL. When White signed, he signed knowing that if he wanted to play quarterback, he would have to climb ahead of Chris Griesen who is an established UFL quarterback. He told Virginia head coach, Marty Schottenheimer, that he would do whatever he needed to do to get back on the field.
After White was waived by the Dolphins after the 2010 NFL Preseason, he signed a minor league contract with the Kansas City Royals. He played in their developmental league in Arizona during the winter and was promoted to their affiliate in Burlington after that. He retired from baseball before Spring Training ostensibly to get back into football. He signed with the Destroyers just before training camp was to have begun. When it came out that the UFL faced a $20 mil. shortfall in their budget, they sent everyone home while they decided how to deal with the money concerns.
Almost a month later, they had their answer (they suspended operations of their Hartford franchise), and resumed training camp two weeks ago. White had been seen returning punts in practices as well as playing some quarterback before being released.
Keep checking back here for more details on his release.