Recruiting: Will one of the nations best visit OU?

California quarterback Kyle Wright talks about his favorites, and his interest in the Sooners


Wright has not only been busy this summer getting ready for a star senior season, but he has also been busy this summer working as a coach with a youth football summer camp.

"Man, I have been humping it this summer as I have just put in a 14-hour day today," said Wright. "It's only 8:30 and my bed is calling me. I get there at 7:30 and there are two different groups. One is in pads and going through those drills, while the other group is going through running and lifting. Then I watch film from about 10:00 to 11:30 before I go make the sandwiches and the drinks ready. Then I go back at 1:00 and run the offensive practices and help the quarterbacks with their fundamentals. At 3:30 I meet with my own wide receivers and we throw routes until about 4:00. Then I had my own practice until about 6:00 before I get home at 7:30."

"I don't know if I can handle being a head coach, but maybe being a quarterback coach will be fine. But first, I want to play football."

Wright went to the four-day camp at USC and earned MVP honors while also getting a chance to look over the Trojan program. He goes to the Elite 11 camp at the end of July.

Wright will be a starter for the third straight season and last year he threw for over 3,100 yards and 29 TDs against only six interceptions. He completed 61 percent of his throws, hitting 183 of 302 passes. One of Wright's goals is to finish his senior season with over 8,000 yards passing, but his first goal is to win.

"Personal goals are extra, but we have had great success as a team and that is what we want to do again," said Wright. "We won the North Coast 3A Championship and we got rings for our effort."

Wright is also a starter in hoops and he plays centerfield in baseball. Wright can bench 260 pounds, squats 275 and his vertical was 30-inches.

It's not a matter of who has offered Wright, but who hasn't at this point and he has narrowed it down to six or seven schools.

"I like three schools a little more than the others right now and they are Miami, Texas and USC," said Wright. "I am probably higher on those three, but Florida State, Oklahoma, Notre Dame and Tennessee are right behind them."

"I don't really have a leader, but Miami, Texas and USC are a little out in front," continued Wright. "I am going to get out in early August and visit Miami, Florida State, Texas and Tennessee. I like Oklahoma, but they are not in the picture as much as the other schools right now. I might graduate at semester and I am shooting for that goal. I need to take an English class in the fall to make sure I have everything in order. I would like to make my decision before the start of my senior season."

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