Charles White, a Heisman-winning tailback for USC, passes away at age 64

White, the Trojans' all-time leading rusher with 6,245 yards, passed away, according to USC.  

Charles White, a legendary USC tailback and 1979 Heisman Trophy winner

In Newport Beach, California, the nine-year NFL veteran passed away from cancer, the school reported.

White ran for 2,050 yards and 19 touchdowns while playing for the Trojans in their 1978 national championship squad

White's former coach with USC and the Los Angeles Rams, John Robinson, said of him, "He was the toughest player I've ever taught."

USC athletic director Mike Bohn referred to Charles White as "one of the all-time great Trojans." An NCAA record-setter

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