After declaring himself for the draft after just two seasons on the field as a Wildcat, Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright is heading to the.
LB Philip Wright: Drafted
Round 7, Pick 250
Cardinal Newman HS (Santa Rosa, Calif.)
30 1/2-inch arm length
9 3/4-inch hands
22 reps on bench press
Scout Pre-Draft Rankings
A three-year letterwinner ... Became Arizona’s sixth unanimous All-American with a stellar sophomore season in 2014 that earned him numerous national player of the year awards, including the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, the Rotary Lombardi Award and the Chuck Bednarik Award … Finished three-year playing career with 269 total tackles, 42.0 tackles for loss and 16.5 sacks … Tied for the school single-season record with 29.0 tackles for loss in 2014, while the 14.0 sacks that season were third-most.
Expert Breakdown: “Scooby Wright probably won?t tear up the combine with eye-popping athletic numbers and his injury-plagued 2015 season put his name on the backburner as far as draft discussions, but his instincts, production and overall competitive fire make him one of the safer second day bets in this draft. He could make a late move up the draft board for teams who value elite production."- NFL.com