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2002 Football Roster


Kerry Wright

Class: r-So.
Position: WR
Height: 5-9
Weight: 174 pounds
Previous School: Tri-Cities
Hometown: East Point, GA

Noteworthy: Is the starter at the "Z" receiver position entering fall camp ... An offensive weapon who is dangerous in the open field ... Runs smooth routes and knows the offensive system ... Gives the Blue Raiders a deep threat ... In the 20-yard shuttle run, an event that showcases speed and agility, Wright recorded a 3.92 which would have rated third-best at the 2001 NFL combines ... Has a vertical leap of 37 inches and has improved his 10-yard dash time from 1.7 to 1.66 ... Chose MT over Maryland, Clemson, and Marshall.

2001: Played in all 11 games and earned three starts ... Had seven catches on the season for 144 yards and a touchdown ... His 20.6-yard average per catch was second best on the team ... Led the Blue Raiders in kickoff returns with 16 for 398 yards (24.9 yard average) ... Also had four punt returns for eight yards ... Hauled in a career-best two receptions for 68 yards, including a 58-yard touchdown strike against Idaho ... Registered single catches against Troy State, Ole Miss, New Mexico State, Arkansas State, and LSU ... Had three kickoff returns for 110 yards and a touchdown in the win over Connecticut ... His touchdown return covered 86 yards and marked the longest by a Blue Raider since 1998.

2000: Sat out the season due to NCAA academic requirements ... Practiced the first two weeks of fall camp and had moved all the way up to the top of the depth chart at the "Z" position before having his appeal revoked.

High School: Rated a four-star receiver (out of five) and the No. 21 ranked wideout in the nation by Rivals100.com ... Hauled in 58 catches for 1,341 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior at Tri-Cities ... Voted to Class AAAA all-state team and the All-South Fulton team ... Rated a Super Southern 100 receiver ... Was rated among the top five pass catchers in Georgia by the Atlanta Journal Constitution ... Selected to play in the prestigious Georgia-Florida All-Star Game.

Personal: Guardian: Pam White ... Born: 7/30/81 ... Major: Physical Education.

Statistics

Receiving Rec. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2001 7 144 20.6 58 1

Kickoffs Ret. Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2001 16 398 24.9 86 1

Punting Ret. Att. Yds. Avg. LG TD
2001 4 8 2.0 8 0


2001 Game-by-Game Stats
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