JORDAN WHITE WR, Western Michigan 7th round, No. 244 overall...

JORDAN WHITE
WR, Western Michigan
7th round, No. 244 overall

-- A big and powerful receiver that is considered by many to be NFL-ready.
-- Suffered ACL injuries in 2006 and 2008 while blocking in practice.
-- Had 140 receptions for 1,911 yards his senior year.
Credit: AP

Jordan White’s list of “freak” practice injuries just got a little longer.

The Jets announced Friday afternoon that the rookie suffered a fracture of the fifth metatarsal in his left foot during their first OTA on May 21.

Surgery was performed two days later at Morristown Memorial Hospital by Dr. Ken Montgomery and White is expected to return some time around training camp -- which begins July 26.

The wide receiver, selected 244th overall in the seventh round, is the last of the team’s eight 2012 rookies to sign a contract. The team came to terms late Thursday night with third-round pick Demario Davis, who inked a four-year deal worth just under $2.9 million. But the Jets insisted through a spokesman that White’s injury will have no bearing on his contract negotiations.

The Western Michigan product rebounded from what he termed “freak accidents” in 2006 and 2008 – two ACL injuries, which he suffered while blocking during practice. White stayed healthy the past two seasons and had 140 receptions for 1,911 yards his senior year. He also set a single-game record for receiving yards (265) last year.

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