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Jorge
Wright
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Height: 6-2
Weight: 291
Sport: Football
Position: DL

Biography


- Second-year starter at nose tackle
- Has played in 34 career games and started 13

2011 (r-Jr.)
- Played in 13 games and started 12
- Tied a career high with one sack and one tackle for loss versus Pitt
- Collected three tackles at Cincinnati
- Had five tackles vs. Louisville, including assisting on a sack; tied career high for tackles
- Recorded a career-high five tackles at Rutgers
- Four tackles at Syracuse; also set a career high with four solo tackles
- Recorded three solo tackles against LSU
- Four tackles at Maryland

2010 (r-So.)
- Played in 12 games and started one
- WVU Defensive Champion: USF, Louisville
- Finished with 10 tackles, including three solo stops, 1.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble
- Forced a fourth-quarter fumble at Marshall that keyed the WVU comeback and also had a big pass breakup against the Herd

2009 (r-Fr.)
- Played in nine games
- Finished with 10 tackles, including eight solo stops, one sack and two tackles for loss
- Collected three solo tackles, including a tackle for loss against Louisville

2008 (Fr.)
- Redshirted

High School
- Coached by Rick Divita at Dr. Krop High
- Registered 62 tackles and 18 sacks as a senior
- Selected to play in the Dade North-South All-Star game

Personal
- Birthday is Jan. 8
- Son of Jorge and Dr. Ellen Wright
- Majoring in criminology

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