|Height / Weight:|
6-3 / 237
Vanderbilt 45, Tennessee 34
South Carolina 13, Vanderbilt 10
Commodores get in two full practices on Wednesday
Commodores hold initial preseason practice indoors Thursday
Unit returns four players who started on defense a year ago
Vanderbilt at Georgia (10/15/16)
Vanderbilt at Kentucky on Oct. 8, 2016.
Vanderbilt at Western Kentucky (Sept. 24, 2016)
Photos from the Vanderbilt-Georgia Tech game Sept. 17, 2016 at Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.
Wright enjoyed his biggest role as a Commodore, contributing in 11 games at outside linebacker... He finished the year with 11 total tackles, including seven solo stops, 3.5 tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries, a forced fumble and fumble recovery... He produced multiple tackles against three SEC opponents: Florida, Georgia and Ole Miss... Wright's forced fumble came in the win over Tennessee; his fumble recovery came in the opener against South Carolina.
Wright saw action in every game as a redshirt freshman outside linebacker and special teams contributor... Posted three tackles, including a quarterback sack, in victory over Austin Peay.
Wright did not see action as a true freshman defensive player... Participated as linebacker on practice squads.
Two-year captain and defensive starter... As senior DE, posted 7.5 quarterback sacks and 13 tackles for loss among 74 total tackles... Added two forced fumbles and pair of fumble recoveries... Also posted a touchdown among eight receptions as TE... Team MVP and Southern California All-State DL recipient... As a junior, registered 46 total tackles, including four sacks... Superb power forward on Patriot varsity basketball squad... Earned All-State honors as a junior after leading Orange County with a 14.6-rebound average... High academic achiever.
Charles Eugene Wright... "Chuck"... Undeclared Major... Born May 24, 1996... Son of Ryan and Tyra Wright.. Dad is an engineer; mom is a financial analyst... Has one brother, Ryan Jr... Family moved to California from Florida.