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Nickname rings true for White

Updated: November 19, 2009, 10:16 AM ET
By Jon Mahoney | ESPN RISE

The story appeared in the Dallas edition of the November ESPN RISE Magazine.

Willie White knew his great-grandson was special from the moment he laid eyes on him -- so special that he couldn't be called just by his birth name. So before Darius White could even walk, Willie dubbed him D-Money. Since then, everyone has referred to Darius more by his nickname than his real name.

Well, everyone but Dunbar (Fort Worth, Texas) head football coach Todd Lawson. Lawson knew all ...

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