- This is about the American football player; for others, see Theodore Wright (disambiguation).
Weldon H. Wright, also known as "Ted" (November 15, 1913 – December 1983), was an American football running back in the National Football League (NFL) for the Boston Redskins and the Brooklyn Dodgers. He played college football at North Texas State Teachers College.
Wright was born in Savoy, Texas and attended Sherman High School in Sherman, Texas.
Wright attended and played college football at North Texas State Teachers College, now known as the University of North Texas. He became the first player from North Texas to play in the NFL.
Wright was signed by the Boston Redskins, where he played in 1934 and part of 1935. In November, he was purchased by the Brooklyn Dodgers, where he played for the remainder of the season.