NYTIMES ASSIGNMENT ID: 30130161A Assigning Editor: Brad Smith
August 16, 2012
Former NFL player Mitch White holds the helmets of the two teams he played for in the National Football League. White now suffers daily with headaches from his years playing football and taking hits to the head. White played for both the New Orleans Saints and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His severe headaches began while he was with the Buccaneers in 2005. White took a hard hit to the head during an offseason practice and never played again. White lives in Keller, Texas now with his wife and two children. They are expecting a third child.