"Previously, I had given my verbal commitment to San Jose State. When Coach (Kenwick) Thompson made the switch [from San Jose State to Vanderbilt] he must have dropped my name to Coach Mason. Last Friday, I was at Vanderbilt and had fun with all the other recruits who were there and really loved the city of Nashville.
A two-year starter at Arnold Beckman, Wright, 6-foot-3, 225-pounds, was a stand-up defensive end, but is being looked at by the Commodore coaching staff at either inside or outside linebacker. As a senior, Wright was named first team All-State, All-League, and All-City. He was coached in high school by Glen Fisher.