Wright Enjoys Long Stay with the Gators

Most players that attend camps come in for a day or two, but not Remound Wright. When you are from Fort Wayne (IN) Bishop Dwenger, you must make the most out of your opportunities to visit out of state schools and that's exactly what he and his family did over the last four days in Gainesville.

At 5-9.5 and 190-pounds, the 2011 running back/corner back has family in North Carolina, South Carolina, Jacksonville and Savannah.

"I really like Florida football," Remound Wright said. "With having family all over the South, it was a great chance to camp with the Gators. Who wouldn't want to camp with the champs."

For Wright and his family the time spent in Gainesville went even better than they expected.

"My mom, dad and I arrived on Saturday. We thought the campus was real nice. This was obviously our first time to Florida and I was just real excited about working out at the camp. The facilities were amazing. I mean that stuff was nice. All the equipment that they have, you can really tell that they put a huge emphasis on speed at Florida."

Wright had a chance to work on a number of things with running backs coach Kenny Carter.

"Most of the time we worked on ball security, pass protection and just the basic fundamentals or playing running back. Coach Carter was real laid back and a cool guy to be around but when it was time to compete he was real serious. He was serious when it was time to compete and everyone started going against each other. I also had a chance to meet with Terry Jackson and he gave me some great things to work on to take back to Indiana."

It wasn't just the running backs coach that impressed Wright and his family.

"Listening to Urban Meyer you could get a feel for how serious he is. He loves the game of football and wants to be the best."

Most players would be in awe of being in The Swamp for the first time but it's starting to become second nature to Wright.

"I have been to Ohio State, Notre Dame and I attended the Super Bowl so I am used to being in those kinds of environments. It was real exciting to be in The Swamp. I mean seeing it on television and being in it are two different things but I am kind of used to the big stage. For me I think the best part was being with all the other players that were camping. All the running backs got to be real tight and we hung out with each other the entire time, but when it was time to compete against one another we all competed."

Wright could end up on either side of the ball at the next level and talked about his strengths at each position.

Running back: "I am a very balanced runner. I like to control the game up the middle in the first three quarters and run over the safeties. By the time the fourth quarter comes around they don't want to hit me anymore and I use my speed to run around them. I am a good speed back."

Cornerback: "Playing corner is very mental, if you can get in the quarterback and wide receivers heads then you can force them to do what you want and it becomes much easier to get interceptions. I like to press the wide receiver right from the jump and force them to do what I want."


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