Allie White was voted by teammates the best all-round player on the 1938 Texas Christian University football squad. The Horned Frogs won the national championship with an 11-0-0 record while outscoring their opponents, 269-60. White was also a sophomore member of the 1936 TCU team which won the first Cotton Bowl Classic. He played one season with the Philadelphia Eagles before serving in the Navy. White returned to TCU in 1950 and served as an assistant coach until his retirement in 1970. An orphan at the age of nine, his high school days were spent at Masonic Home and School in Fort Worth. He played on undefeated, untied teams in 1931 and 1932 and earned all-state honors three times. White was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1994.