Demetrius Wright with Two on Top

LOS ANGELES -- At 6-1, 195-pounds, you will be hard pressed to find a bigger more physical corner than Corona (CA) star Demetrius Wright. Wright has very quick feet and great hips for a player of his size. He was able to run with smaller wide receivers throughout the duration of their routes at Saturday's combine in Los Angeles, and they all found it tough just to get off the line of scrimmage.

Demetrius Wright thrives for in-your-face press coverage and loves the contact. With a deep and talented secondary group of players this past weekend, he was hands down the most impressive player from what I saw.

"Everything is going good I like two teams a lot with USC and Florida and I have a third and fourth with Washington and Tennessee," Wright said. "With SC I went to their spring game and I didn't even know they were going to offer but they wanted me to come to the spring game and Pete Carroll gave me an offer I was real surprised."

Wright talked about how the Florida offer came and how he will visit the Gators over the summer with teammate running back Jordon James.

"Coach White was with my head coach in his office and I couldn't really talk to him but he told my coach that they really liked me and they were thinking about offering. That night I called him and Coach White told me they were offering me a scholarship to play at the University of Florida."

While Florida and USC will certainly get visits over the summer, Wright will visit as many as he can to try and come up with officials during the season.

"I am going to try and get to a number of schools over the summer so I can see what kind of style they are going to play and how they are coaches. From there I will pick the teams that I will take official trips to. I am not sure which ones they will end up being right now."

It is hard for me to believe that he won't grow into the safety position long before he steps foot on campus but if he maintains his weight in the 190-200 pound range he will be a force to be reckoned with in the future.

"Everyone that I am talking with at this time is talking to me about playing corner but if I get bigger I could move over and play the safety position. Corner is where I see myself playing at the next level. Most corners don't like to hit and I like to hit."

An announcement could come at this year's Army All-American Game in San Antonio.

"I am not exactly sure but it looks like I might announce at the U.S. Army game in San Antonio in January."

West Coast Recruiting Manager Brandon Huffman on Demetrius Wright

The cornerback size college and pro coaches drool over, Wright has a safety build, but the hips, the backpedal and the smooth approach to playing corner. Reminds me a bit of Bobby Taylor, not as big, but can use his size well at the position. Does a great job jamming receivers at the line. Long arms allow for him to bat a lot of balls away.

Team To Beat: USC

Sleeper: Florida

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