On Now
Coming Up
  • Tue., Feb. 13, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST Cheerleader Prep Clinics The 2018 Cheerleader prep clinics will allow you to get a leg up on the competition. You will get to know our current squad, our dance/stunt styles, and some tips for how to have a successful audition. You will leave these classes feeling more prepared and confident for the approaching auditions.
  • Sat., Mar. 03, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST Cheerleader Tryouts Become a member of the best cheerleading program in the NFL! Tryouts for the 2018 Baltimore Ravens Cheerleading Squad will be held the weekend of March 3rd at the Merritt Club Downtown.
  • Sat., Mar. 10, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST Playmaker Tryouts The Playmakers are the Ravens promotional team that travels around Baltimore on the days leading up to Ravens home games. At each event they attend, they give out free gifts and tickets to Ravens fans, getting them excited for the upcoming game. Become a member and help get Baltimore ready for gameday!
  • Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM EDT Marching Band Tryouts Come join us and become part of the best marching band in the NFL! Baltimore's Marching Ravens are committed to bringing quality musical entertainment and a "traditional football atmosphere" to all Ravens home games. Comprised of more than 150 musicians and equipment crew, Baltimore's Marching Ravens is the largest musical organization associated with the NFL.
  • Thu., Apr. 26, 2018 8:00 PM EDT NFL Draft Follow the Baltimore Ravens through the 2018 NFL Draft.
  • Thu., May. 31, 2018 5:00 PM EDT Beach Bash Flock to the Beach with the Ravens for our annual Ravens Beach Bash presented by Miller Lite.



Undrafted Ravens Rookie WR Tim White Is a Human Highlight Reel

Posted Aug 2, 2017

The Ravens undrafted wide receiver/returner is off to a good start at training camp, and wowed fans with some flashy plays and acrobatics at the M&T Bank Stadium open practice. He's been doing flips since he was just 4 years old and was an Olympic-level triple jumper.

It’s unclear if NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had this in mind when he changed the rules regarding on-field celebrations.

Ravens undrafted rookie wide receiver/returner Tim White caught a touchdown during one-on-one drills in Sunday’s open M&T Bank Stadium practice, turned around and did a standing backflip for the fans.

So is that a typical thing for him?

“I’ve been doing flips my whole life,” White said. “My brother made me do it when I was 4 years old. He would say, ‘If you don’t do a backflip, I’ll beat you up.’ So I got really good at it.”

White said he nailed the first backflip his brother ever demanded – off the edge of a bed. He then started doing them off walls, then flat-footed.

White wasn’t done making highlights. Later in Sunday’s practice, he caught a ball in the open field and twisted up veteran cornerback Brandon Boykin so badly that he fell over. White then leapt over Boykin as he got off the turf.

White has always been a phenomenal athlete. He was a star triple jumper at Arizona State and competed in the Olympic Track and Field Trials last summer. He came up just short of qualifying.

The 5-foot-10, 181-pound prospect was a dynamic returner and receiver in college. In two years as a Sun Devil, he compiled 3,381 all-purpose yards. He had a team-high 713 receiving yards as a senior and set the Arizona State record for kick return yardage as a junior.

Now White is putting his athleticism on display at Ravens training camp.

“He has done a good job in camp,” Head Coach John Harbaugh said Sunday. “Today, I thought he had a really good day. He really lit it up a little bit, didn’t he? To see a guy jump out like that in this kind of environment was pretty eye-opening.”

White said he feels comfortable as a returner and within the offense so far.

“I think they’re going really well. I’m just trying to keep a positive mindset and a mindset where there’s growth every single day,” he said.

“When I’m out there, I’m practicing everything. I’m just trying to put myself in game-like positions. I’ve leaped over people in a game, so I’m not scared of that. Never triple jumped, but I’ve leapt directly over people.”

Related Tags

Please Note

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed on BaltimoreRavens.com represent those of individual authors, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions or policies of the Baltimore Ravens' organization, front office staff, coaches and executives. Authors' views are formulated independently from any inside knowledge and/or conversations with Ravens officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.

Related News

Recent Videos

Recent Photos