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2011 Navy Football - Air Force

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2011 Navy Football - Delaware

2011 Navy Football - Delaware

At Navy: Enters the fall third on the depth chart at cornerback ... has good size ... has been a key special teams performer ... has earned two varsity letters.

2010: Played in all 13 games, while earning two starts ... contributed 18 tackles and a pass breakup during the season ... part of a defensive unit that was ranked 46th in scoring defense (23.31 pts/gm) and 27th in turnover margin (+0.54 /gm) ... pitched in a solo tackle in the Mids' win over Arkansas State in the home finale ... contributed one tackle in Navy's win over Central Michigan ... earned the start against East Carolina where he made five tackles and broke up a pass ... made a pair of tackles on special teams against SMU ... the Mids' defense held Air Force scoreless in the second and third quarters before surrendering a TD in the fourth just a handful of plays after the Falcons blocked a punt deep in Navy territory ... made his first-collegiate start in Navy's win over Louisiana Tech ... turned in a career-high seven tackles as Navy held the Bulldogs scoreless in the second half to seal the win ... played on special teams where he made a solo tackle against Maryland in the opener, as well as in the home-opener against Georgia Southern.

2009: Played in all 14 games for the Midshipmen, including making his collegiate debut in the Mids' opener against the sixth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes ... finished the season with three solo tackles ... turned in a solo tackle in Navy's Texas Bowl victory over Missouri ... made a special teams stop against Hawai'i ... credited with a three-yard punt return for a touchdown with 1:55 remaining in the first half of the Mids' contest against Temple ... punter Jeff Wathne bobbled the snap, got off a short punt that was handled by Navy's Jarred Shannon and then fumbled and subsequently picked up by Wright for the touchdown ... the punt return for a touchdown was the Mids' first in the last 160 games ... it was the longest streak in the country without a punt returned for a TD ... the last time the Mids returned a punt for a touchdown was Oct. 5, 1996, when Ross Scott ran one back from 65 yards out in a 64-27 win over Duke ... made the first tackle of his career in the Mids' win at Rice.

2008: Did not see any varsity action.

High School / Personal: A 2007 graduate of Englewood High School, Wright attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2007-08 academic year ... earned four letters as a cornerback and kick returner at Englewood High ... member of the National Honor Society ... three-time rotary scholar ... son of Joe and Mary Tillmon ... majoring in English.

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