Nick Wright - 2013
CB 6-0 182 Jr.
Lithonia, Ga. (Martin Luther King, Jr.)
SOPHOMORE (2012): Developing cornerback who possesses size, speed and strength to play at the next level... Full potential will be realized as he continues to mature on and off the field… Saw action in all 14 games and started four, including all three playoff games… Earned second letter award…Finished year with 29 total tackles (21u, 8a) and three pass breakups… Stepped up for best game vs. Central Arkansas in second-round playoff game… Forced fumble recovered by teammate Deion Stanley on last UCA drive to help secure win for Eagles… Recorded four solo tackles and had a pass breakup vs. Bears… Provided solid coverage and kept UCA from making progress in redzone, settling for a field goal at end of first half… Yielded three solo tackles versus Appalachian State in first career start… Had first career fumble recovery in season opener vs. Jacksonville on kickoff return… Added two total tackles (1u, 1a) to his outing vs. Dolphins… Made career-high five total tackles (3u, 2a) at Georgia, with all solo tackles coming in first half…Registered four solo tackles in both the Furman and Central Arkansas games… Credited with a pass breakup in three straight games: Howard, at Georgia and Central Arkansas… Work on special teams produced three assisted tackles.
FRESHMAN (2011): Appeared in nine games, including the last seven games of the year... Made two tackles on the year... Started at cornerback for the Blue team in the spring game... Tallied five solo stops in the game.
PREP: All-Region Honorable Mention for Class 5A at free safety for state champion ML King Lions... Two-year varsity letterman... Registered 46 tackles with three for loss and one fumble recovery as a senior... Played for Lions Head Coach Michael Carson, the Region 2-AAAAA Coach of the Year.
PERSONAL: Full name is Nicholas Anthony Wright... born June 20, 1993 in Atlanta, Ga., ... parents are Anthony and Benedette Wright... has two siblings Christopher and Grant... admires his brother for teaching him a strong work ethic... most influenced by his parents because "they lead by example and encourage him to work hard, taught him when he keeps God in the center of his life he can use his passion for football, as his purpose and be a positive influence to others.
MAJOR: Justice Studies.