SAN FRANCISCO (CBS Sports) – Former West Virginia quarterback Pat White is attempting to resurrect his NFL career, and he may have a suitor in the San Francisco 49ers.

The Niners are thin at quarterback behind Colin Kaepernick, and coach Jim Harbaugh reached out to White about setting up a private workout.

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“Coach and I had a conversation about me coming in to work out,” White told USA Today on Sunday. “We haven’t set up a formal date. I’m just going to make sure I keep working hard for when that day comes.”

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White participated in West Virginia’s Pro Day in front of several teams earlier this month, as he caught the eye of Harbaugh, who is in the market for a quarterback to push Kaepernick. And, given White’s skill set, he seems to be an ideal backup in the 49ers’ read-option offense.

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