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Zach Wright
Zach  Wright

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
The Woodlands

High School:
College Park

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
10/12/1993

Experience:
2L


11/18/2016

17 Seniors To Be Honored Saturday

Senior Day 2016

11/01/2016

Wright Nominated for Burlsworth Trophy

Award honors top walk-on player

10/02/2016

Big Plays Doom Owls

Southern Miss 44, Rice 28

09/24/2016

Owls Rally Falls Short in Second Overtime

North Texas 42 Rice 35

08/04/2016

David Bailiff Media Day Press Conference Quotes

Coach Bailiff held his first press conference of the year in advance of fall practice.

11/24/2016

2016 Senior Carry Off

Per tradition, the members of the senior class were carried from the field after their last practice at Rice Stadium.

11/19/2016

Rice 44, UTEP 24

Rice downed UTEP 44-24 on Senior Day 2016

11/12/2016

Rice - Charlotte

Rice rallied from a 21-0 deficit to defeat Charlotte 22-21 on November 12.

10/15/2016

Rice-UTSA

Rice dropped a 14-13 decision to UTSA on October 15.

09/24/2016

Rice-North Texas

Rice faced North Texas at Rice Stadium on September 24

Rice
Former walk-on who has become the leader of the receiving corps... Heads into final season 36 catches from becoming 12th Owl to reach 100 career receptions.

2015
Led the team with 39 catches, 554 yards and 5 TD receptions... Top game was a 116-yard night at UTEP for his first career 100-yard game.. Celebrated his mother’s induction into the Rice Athletics Hall of Fame the night before the Army game by catching six for 79 yards including the game winner with 24 seconds left... Caught a career-high eight at FAU for 77 yards and a touchdown.

2014
Second on team among returning players with 25 catches... One of six Owls with a catch of at least 50 yards in 2014, grabbing a career-best, 51-yard TD from Driphus Jackson at LA Tech... Recorded his first two career catches in the opener at Notre Dame, including a 26-yard touchdown from Jackson that was the Owls' first TD in history vs. the Irish... Followed that effort up by catching three for 32 yards at Texas A&M... Led the Owls with a career-high 80 receiving yards vs. ODU while tying with Dennis Parks for team lead with a career-high six catches.

2013
Made his debut on special teams vs. UTSA and went on to play in five games.

2012
Redshirted.

The Woodlands College Park High School
First team all-District 14-5A and all-county selection as a senior... Passed for 1,000 yards and five touchdowns while rushing for 1,000 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2011... Two-year starter finished his career with 1,647 passing yards and 11 scored along with 1,821 rushing yards and 29 touchdowns for coach Richard Carson... Also starred in basketball for three seasons, scoring 15 points per game en route to a district championship and first team all-district honors.

Personal
Full name: Zachary James Wright... Born: Oct. 12, 1993 at Buenos Aires, Argentina... Parents: Christopher and Holly Wright (one sister)... Mother, Holly, earned All-SWC honors in basketball at Rice in 1987 and ranks third on the Owls career scoring list with 1,791 points... Uncle, Jon Warren, coaches men's track and field at Rice... Rice major: Economics... Rice College: Will Rice.

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