Jeff Wright (defensive back)

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Jeff Wright
No. 23
Position: Safety
Personal information
Date of birth: (1949-06-13) June 13, 1949 (age 68)
Place of birth: Edina, Minnesota
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school: Edina (MN)
College: Minnesota
NFL Draft: 1971 / Round: 15 / Pick: 388
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Jeff Ralph Wright (born June 13, 1949) is an American football player. After Edina High School, he attended the University of Minnesota, where he was named All-Conference after the 1970 season. Jeff was drafted by his hometown team late in the 1971 NFL draft.

He played safety for the Minnesota Vikings from 1971-1977, including appearing in three Super Bowls. He finished with 12 interceptions and nine fumbles recovered in 82 regular-season games.