Roddy White officially retires.
Longtime Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White has just announced his retirement from the NFL.
Many of you probably thought Roddy retired after the 2015 season, considering he wasn't on any team's roster last year, but it wasn't officially official until today.
Roddy made the announcement on twitter in a series of posts.
I would like to thank Arthur Blank and the falcons organization for a great 11 years. The city of Atlanta I love y'all so much. I'm (cont…— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) April 14, 2017
…cont) officially retired from football and welcome the the second phase of my life.— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) April 14, 2017
Also thanks to everyone for the congrats on my new gig and I'm going to have a lot of fun with these young kids and win some game— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) April 14, 2017
White, who played his entire 11-year career with the Falcons, was named to four Pro Bowls in his career and finished with 808 catches for 10,863 yards and 63 touchdowns.
The "new gig" that he referenced in one of his tweets will be as a high school football coach at John's Creek High School in John's Creek, Georgia.