Kendall Wright

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Kendall Wright
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Wright in week 14 against Denver on December 8, 2013.
No. 13     Tennessee Titans
Wide Receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-11-12) November 12, 1989 (age 24)
Place of birth: Mount Pleasant, Texas
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 191 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school: Pittsburg (TX)
College: Baylor
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20
Debuted in 2012 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • All-American (2011)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2013
Receptions 158
Receiving yards 1,705
Receiving TDs 6
Stats at NFL.com

Kendall Wright (born November 12, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Baylor University. He was drafted in the first round, 20th overall, of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Titans.[1]

High school career[edit]

Wright attended Pittsburg High School in Pittsburg, Texas. He played quarterback, cornerback, and wide receiver.

College career[edit]

As a true freshman in 2008, Wright played in all 12 games and led the team in receptions with 50, receiving yards with 649 yards and five touchdowns. The 50 receptions and 649 receiving yards were Baylor freshman records. He also played 13 games for the basketball team. As a sophomore in 2009, Wright again was the team's leading receiver with 66 receptions for 740 yards and five touchdowns. He was an All-Big 12 honorable mention.[2] As a junior in 2010, he was named a second team All-Big 12 selection after recording 78 receptions for 952 yards and seven touchdowns.[3] The 78 receptions set a school record for most receptions in a season.[4] In his senior season, Wright played in all 13 games and had 108 receptions for 1,633 yards with 14 touchdowns. Wright was named 1st Team All-American and All-Big 12.[5]

Professional career[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Wright was drafted 20th overall by the Tennessee Titans in the 2012 NFL Draft.

2013 Season[edit]

On September 15 the Titans played in week 2 against the Texans. Kendall Wright caught 7 passes for 54 yards and his first touchdown of the season.

The following week against the Chargers he caught 6 passes for 71 yards. He caught another 5 receptions for 56 yards against the Jets the next week, and then went on to catch 6 passes for 74 yards against the Chiefs in week 5.

Against the Seahawks Wright caught 5 passes for 69 yards and continued his consistent play.

Week 12 against the Oakland Raiders Wright had one of his best games on the season. He caught 6 passes for 103 yards and a game winning touchdown in the final seconds.

Week 14 against the Cardinals Wright had a season high in both receptions and yards, catching 12 passes on 20 targets for 150 yards. Despite a 4th quarter comeback the Titans lost 37-34 in overtime.

Wright finished out his sophomore season with 94 receptions, 1079 yards, and 2 touchdown catches.

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