Wright 'In Awe' Of Ohio State

Florida safety Major Wright took an official visit to Ohio State this weekend and enjoyed every minute of the OSU-Michigan showdown on Saturday. Wright, who has been selected to play in the Army All-American Bowl, is down to a final three and he revealed when he will announce his decision. We also found out about how his high school season is going and more

Strong safety Major Wright from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., made an official visit to Ohio State this weekend and was in Ohio Stadium for the Buckeyes' 42-39 win over Michigan on Saturday.

"The game was crazy," Wright said of the No. 1 vs. No. 2 showdown. "It was just wild and I loved it. I knew it was going to be crazy, but the people were even louder than expected."

Wright (6-1, 210, 4.55) is from St. Thomas Aquinas – the same high school as former OSU safety Nate Salley. He is ranked as the No. 13 safety in the country and is known as a big hitter.

His high school team is still alive in the Florida playoffs with an 11-1 record. Thus far in 2006, Wright has three interceptions, 35 tackles and three blocked punts. He scored a touchdown on one of his blocked punts.

As a junior in 2005, he had six interceptions, 60 tackles, 10 tackles-for-loss and three blocked punts.

In addition to OSU, Wright says he is considering "Florida and USC."

But when we caught up with him – while he was still on his OSU visit Sunday night – Wright said he was getting a very good vibe from the Buckeyes.

"I love it here, man," he said. "I'm in awe of this place. It's like I can live here. I leave (Monday) morning and I don't think I want to."

Did Wright give the OSU coaches a verbal commitment this weekend?

"No, I haven't given a commitment," he said. "But I'm here with the coaches right now."

Wright was being hosted by OSU freshman safety Anderson Russell.

"He's real cool," Wright said. "He's from the South too – he's from Georgia and he's just a good kid to talk to about this place and what it's like being here."

Wright will play in the Army All-American Bowl, but will likely wait until signing day to announce his decision.

"Yeah, probably signing day," he said.

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