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6-3 / 240
SEC sack leader up for top defensive recognition
Commodores defeat No. 18 Kansas State, 14-7
News, notes on Vanderbilt athletics
Kyle Shurmur Throws Three Touchdowns in Win
Shurmur sparks unit in 11-on-11 team drills
Photos by Joe Howell
USATSI Gallery - Kansas State @ Vanderbilt
Photos by John Russell
Vanderbilt vs. Alabama A&M on Sept. 9, 2017 - Photos by Joe Howell and John Russell
Vanderbilt vs. Alabama A&M (USATSI Gallery)
2017 Bednarik Award Watch List (midseason addition)
2016 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
Wright enjoyed his biggest role as a Commodore, contributing in 12 games at outside linebacker... He finished the year with 13 total tackles, including nin solo stops, 3.5 tackles for loss, two quarterback hurries, a forced fumble and fumble recovery... He produced multiple tackles against four opponents: Florida, Georgia, Ole Miss and NC State in the Camping World Independence Bowl... 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"... Majoring in Human and Organizational Development... 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.