Peach County Has Another Talented Prospect

Junior offensive lineman prospect Jeremiah Wright has a couple of early leaders.

Duluth, Ga.--Jeremiah Wright, a two-way player at Peach County High School in Fort Valley, Ga., was one of the more nimble lineman prospects at the Kennedy/CES Combine.

Wright plays both ways for Peach County, but is expected to be an offensive lineman at the next level. "I play offensive tackle and defensive end," he says. "I didn't play much end last year. I was a backup, but I played on goal line."

The 6-3, 262-pound prospect had far and away the best test results of a lineman his size or bigger at the combine. Despite injuring his knee this past season, Wright had a standing broad jump of 104 inches, which would be a solid number for someone weighing 200 pounds. He also posted a 30-inch vertical.

On a track where most skill position players ran a 40 in the 4.7 to the 4.9 range, Wright was nearly in that category with a 5.01.

Athletic lineman Jeremiah Wright is shown at the Kennedy/CES Combine in Duluth, Ga.

Playing at a high school which has produced a handful of Division I players over the last couple of years like Ohio State commitment Antonio Henton, Auburn signee Chris Slaughter, Georgia signee Darius Dewberry and Georgia receiver A.J. Bryant, Wright is receiving early attention as a junior and already has a couple of favorites.

"The Miami Hurricanes and Texas," he says. "I'm wide open though. Georgia came to see me and they were just talking about coming to the see campus, and that's all."

Wright adds that he has been busy during the off season getting stronger and healthy for his senior season.

"I bench 305," he notes. "I haven't been squatting anymore because I had an injury on my leg. My knee popped out of place, but my max was 360. It's getting back healthy and that's what I'm working on now."

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