Prospect Profile: Dwight Wright

Dwight Wright School: Oregon State
Ht: 5-8 Wt: 208 40: 4.51 Year: 5Sr

Bio: Moved into the starting unit as a senior and posted 209/784/6 on the ground, adding 20/ 245/2 as a pass catcher. Junior totals included 89/350/2 carrying the ball.

Positives: Versatile ball handler who did a solid job his only season as Oregon State's featured runner. Displays good vision, runs low to the ground and plays faster than his forty time. Follows blocks, quick through the hole and uses an effective straight arm to keep his runs alive. Displays the speed and agility to cut the corner. Solid hands out of the backfield.

Negatives: Lacks strength and rarely breaks tackles. Not an elusive back who creates. Marginal blocker.

Analysis: Coming off a solid senior campaign, Wright has positioned himself as a potential late- round pick and third-down back at the next level. backfield prospect, Green offers enough ability to find a home at the next level. Must improve his overall blocking skills, yet worth the investment of a late round choice.

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