O'Brian White

O'Brian White
O'Brian White
O'Brian White
Real Name: O'Brian White
HT: 6' 1" WT: 180
Age: 29 (12/14/1985)
Birthplace: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

How Acquired:
Aquired in trade with Vancouver Whitecaps FC on November 24, 2010.

Previous Clubs:
Toronto (MLS, 2009-10)

MLS Experience:

  • 2011: Started in all seven of his appearances before injuries shortened his season, scoring two goals and recording two assists. Scored first goal as a Sounder in 2-2 draw at SJ (4/2). Registered goal and assist in 2-1 win vs. CHI and was named to MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week (4/9). Game-winning assist in 1-0 win at COL (4/22). Underwent two surgeries on left leg to remove blood clot (4/27 and 8/27). Played final 14 minutes in friendly vs. Manchester United (7/20). Started and played first half in Reserve League match vs. VAN (8/9).
  • 2010: Started nine of 24 appearances, logging 1,065 minutes with two goals and four assists for Toronto. Scored twice in three-game span, including vs. SEA (4/25). Also had an assist at SEA (10/2). Selected by Vancouver in Expansion Draft and shortly thereafter traded to Seattle.
  • 2009: Selected in first round, fourth overall in MLS Superdraft by Toronto. Started five of nine appearances in first year, logging 440 minutes with two goals. Scored in first MLS start vs. DC (8/15).


  • As a senior appeared in 14 games, scoring six goals and adding two assists. Named Big East Offensive Player of the Year. NSCAA/adidas third team All-American, first team All-Northeast. Playing time was limited to an ACL injury.
  • Started all 24 games played as a junior, scoring 23 goals and seven assists. Named MAC Hermann Trophy Winner, Big East Offensive Player of the Year, first team All-Big East, and first team All-Northeast.
  • Started all 19 appearances as a sophomore, scoring seven goals and six assists. Named first team All-Big East, first team All-Northeast. Started all 21 appearances as a freshman, scoring 10 goals and eight assists. Named Big East Rookie of the Year, second team All-Big East, and first team All-Northeast.

International Experience:
White debuted for the senior Jamaica National Team on November 17, 2010, starting in friendly against Costa Rica. Also played on U-15, U-17 and U-20 national teams.

High School:
Attended Lester B. Pearson High School in Toronto and was team MVP in 2004 and 2005.

Son of Paulette Henry and Jack White with one sister. Born in Ocho Rios, Jamaica. Moved to Scarborough, Ontario to live with his mother in 2002. Speaks Patwa.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2012Seattle Sounders FC00000000000
2011Seattle Sounders FC77251721589600
2010Toronto FC24921065419814410
2009Toronto FC95244001155420
Career Totals-40216202264521281430
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