The Owls held their first practice of their 2012 Fall Camp at Rice Stadium on Saturday.
Rice: Walk-on who will look to contend for one of the open spots in the receiver rotation this spring after gaining his first playing time last fall.
2013: Made his debut on special teams vs. UTSA and went on to play in five games.
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: October 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 second on the Owls career scoring list with 1,791 points... Uncle, Jon Warren, coaches men's track and field at Rice... Rice major: Undeclared (engineering division).