Patriots star James White opened up Tuesday on his father’s tragic death in an emotional post on social media … remembering his father as a wonderful man on his son’s birthday.“Happy 1st birthday Xzavier!” the New England running back wrote. “I hope I can be as good of a father to you as my father was to my brother and I!”White continued, “I still can’t quite process everything that’s going on right now but when I look at you, you give me life!”
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As we previously reported … White’s father passed away in a car crash in Florida on Sunday — one in which James’ mom was seriously injured as well.
James was so devastated over the accident … he didn’t play in the Pats’ game against the Seahawks on Sunday — and it’s still up in the air if he’ll suit up for the team this weekend.The news rocked the NFL world HARD … everyone from Tom Brady to Russell Wilson to J.J. Watt expressed how heartbroken they were over the news.And, on Tuesday, White admitted he’s still struggling to cope with it all … adding, “May you Rest In Peace Dad, we miss you much already.”James’ father, Tyrone White, was a former Miami-Dade Police Department Captain. He was 59 years old.RIP