DeAndre Wright

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DeAndre Wright
Free agent
Position: Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1986-04-13) April 13, 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth: Washington, D.C.
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
College: New Mexico
NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 200
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • 2× Second-team All-MWC (2006, 2008)
  • First-team All-MWC (2007)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

DeAndre Scott Wright (born April 13, 1986) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at New Mexico.

Wright has also been a member of the Detroit Lions, Minnesota Vikings and Cleveland Browns.he now coaches the stars defense

Professional career[edit]

New York Giants[edit]

Drafted by the Giants, Wright did not make it past final cuts for the 2009 season.

First stint with Vikings[edit]

Picked up as a free agent after failing to make the Giants, Wright was signed to the Vikings Practice Squad after the 2009 season got underway. Wright was released by the Vikings as part of final cuts on September 4, 2010 prior to the beginning of the 2010 NFL season.

Cleveland Browns[edit]

The Browns signed Wright to their practice squad before deleting him in the latter half of the 2010 season.

Second Stint With Vikings[edit]

Wright was once again signed to the Vikings Practice Squad late in the season due to the promotion of Marcus Sherels to make up for injuries in their secondary. Wright's practice team contract expired and was not renewed at the end of the 2010 season. DeAndre Wright is now an unrestricted free agent.

New Mexico Stars[edit]

Wright spent the 2012 through 2014 season on the New Mexico Stars of both the Indoor Football League and Lone Star Football League.

Return to Duke City[edit]

On January 1, 2017, Wright re-signed with the Duke City Gladiators. On March 1, 2017, Wright was released.

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