DL Max Wright Talks Recruiting and More

Four-star defensive end Max Wright checks in from Katy (Texas) James Taylor High School. The 6-foot-4, 235-pound Wright, holds offers from some of the biggest programs in the country including the Texas Longhorns.

Max Wright has two years of high school football left to play, but that has not stopped college coaches from starting the recruiting process. 

“I want to make a run into playoffs,” Max Wright said.  “Hopefully, I could lead this team that I'm lucky enough to be on to make a run. I'm excited about this coming season, and I want to push my teammates to be the best we can be.”

Wright holds offers from some of the biggest programs in the country heading into his junior season.

“Georgia, Duke, Houston, TCU, Baylor, Missouri, Texas, and A&M, I am extremely thankful, even after the season-ending Injury I had, I still maintained these offers, it has been a fun ride, and I'm so happy to be able to experience it,” Wright said.

With so many offers on the table, Wright has made trips to several schools with more on the way.

“A&M, Texas, U of H, Baylor, TCU, all for games, I haven't been able to go to the out of state schools, but I look to this summer,” Wright said.

Even though he has two years left of high school ball, Wright is starting to narrow down the factors he will use to make his decision.

“Fan base, success as a program, tradition, campus life, and academic opportunities,” Wright said.

“One thing I think I do well is I have an ability to play anywhere I'm needed for the team,” Wright said.  “Whether DE, TE, WR or even RB, as it may be a shock, but I'm a utility guy. I can play a lot of different things. I have a high motor, I can go a whole game without coming off the field, and I think that ultimately helps with my ability to play both ways. My speed, I can use my speed in many areas of the game to my advantage, even after my knee surgery I still have that burst, and now I've gained size and strength to go with it.”

Wright believes Strong is the man for the job.

“I think he's got a smart plan going on at Texas,” Wright said. “I believe he has a chance to get it back to where Texas should be.” 


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