Terry Wright (American football)

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Terry Wright
No. 9 – Seattle Seahawks
Position:Wide Receiver
Personal information
Born: (1997-01-28) January 28, 1997 (age 22)
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:177 lb (80 kg)
Career information
High school:White Station (Memphis, Tennessee)
College:Purdue
Undrafted:2019
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Terry Wright (born January 28, 1997) is an American football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Purdue.

Early years[edit]

Wright attended White Station High School in Memphis, Tennessee. Wright became a top 25 player in the state of Tennessee[1]. Purdue coach Jeff Brohm tried to recruit him to the Hilltoppers out of Memphis' High School, but he didn't qualify academically[2]. He instead started his college career with Coffeyville Community College to play college football and track.

College career[edit]

Coffeyville Community College[edit]

As a true freshman at Coffeyville CC in 2015, Wright played primarily on special teams, becoming the teams leading kick returner with 19 returns for 512 yards. The following year, Wright made in impact on offense with 50 catches for 805 yards and 8 touchdowns, getting the attention of several Division I colleges.

Purdue[edit]

Wright elected to transfer to Purdue in January of 2017 and joined the track team in April following spring football practice. With football, appeared in 12 games, making three starts. Wright caught 29 passes for 274 yards on the year. In Wright's senior year, he posted career highs against Iowa in yards (146) and touchdowns (three).

Professional career[edit]

Wright was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Seattle Seahawks on May 3, 2019.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Terry Wright NFL hopes". cbssports.com.
  2. ^ "Purdue picks up another Juco receiver". jconline.com.
  3. ^ Boyle, John (May 3, 2019). "Seahawks Sign 12 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents". Seahawks.com. Retrieved May 21, 2019.

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