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Steelers Interested in Georgia Tech LB Andre White Jr.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are interested in Georgia Tech linebacker Andre White Jr., according to a report by Justin Melo.



Andre White Jr.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of a few teams interested in Georgia Tech linebacker Andre White Jr., according to Justin Melo of the Draft Network. In addition to Pittsburgh, the Baltimore Ravens and Atlanta Falcons are other teams that are showing interest.

White spent the first four years of his career with the Texas A&M Aggies before graduate transferring to Georgia Tech. Over his career, he played significant time in all five years, racking up 163 total tackles and 5.5 tackles over those five years at the collegiate level.

White played in ten games this past season, registering 24 tackles and 2.5 sacks. His most productive season in the tackle box came in 2021, when he played 12 games. And although White was on pace to outdo those marks in 2022, he played just seven games in 2022.

The Steelers have been hot on the trail looking for linebackers. Over the last two weeks, inside linebackers coach Aaron Curry has gone to North Carolina, Kentucky, and Ohio State to study four different linebacker prospects. So, it is no surprise that the team would also look at someone like White. Cedric Gray, Trevin Wallace, Tommy Eichenberg, and Steele Chambers, whom Curry saw at those stops, are all projected to be selected between the third and sixth rounds of the 2024 NFL Draft.

General manager Omar Khan made one of the biggest free agent singings in team history at linebacker earlier this offseason, snagging All-Pro Patrick Queen from the rival Baltimore Ravens on a three-year, $41 million contract.

Queen will join returning veterans Elandon Roberts, Cole Holcomb and Mark Robinson at the position, but the Steelers do not appear to be done adding to their linebacker room, with Curry’s attendance at multiple pro days confirmed interest in multiple players. And White can be another linebacker to throw into the bucket of players that the team is watching closely at the position.