Bobby Jack Wright

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Bobby Jack Wright
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1950-12-11) December 11, 1950 (age 66)
Mission, Texas
Playing career
1969–1972 Southwest Texas State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1979–1982 Texas A&I (assistant)
1983–1985 North Texas (assistant)
1986–1996 Texas (assistant)
1997 Texas (DC)
1999–2004 Oklahoma (DE)
2005–2010 Oklahoma (co-DC)
2011–2014 Oklahoma (ST)

Bobby Jack Wright (born December 11, 1950) is a former American football coach. He was the assistant head coach, co-defensive coordinator, and secondary coach under Bob Stoops at the University of Oklahoma. He was originally hired at Oklahoma to recruit in the state of Texas.[1] Prior to arriving at Oklahoma, Wright was an assistant coach at two high schools, head coach at one, and as assistant coach at the University of North Texas. In 1986, he was hired by the University of Texas to serve as an assistant.[2][3] In 1997, Wright was promoted to defensive coordinator under John Mackovic.[4] Wright has more Big 12 championship rings than any other player or coach in conference history.


  1. ^ Murphy, Austin (2000-10-16), "Texas Massacre", Sports Illustrated, 93 (15), retrieved 2009-10-12 
  2. ^ Looney, Douglas (1989-02-20), "On the Road Again", Sports Illustrated, 70 (8), retrieved 2009-10-12 
  3. ^ "Wright to stay on Texas staff". The Victoria Advocate. Victoria, Texas. The Associated Press. 1992-01-10. p. 3B. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 
  4. ^ Forman, Mike (1997-02-28). "Mackovic eyes success in Big 12". The Victoria Advocate. Victoria, Texas. p. 1B. Retrieved 2009-10-12. 

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