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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


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.

07/20/2016

Lyons Tabbed by C-USA Coaches

Preseason honors announced

06/17/2016

Lyons Leads Six Owls on Athlon's Preseason C-USA Team

Named to second team

04/10/2016

Turner Named Football MVP

Football holds annual banquet.

04/08/2016

Blue Defeats Gray, 30-17, in Annual Spring Game

Offense combined for 499 yards.

08/19/2016

Training Camp 2016

Shots from Training Camp 2016

11/28/2015

Rice 27, Charlotte 7

Rice defeated Charlotte 27-7 on Senior Day at Rice Stadium.

11/21/2015

UTSA 34, Rice 24

Rice fell to 4-7 with the loss to the Roadrunenrs

10/24/2015

Rice vs. Army (10-24-15)

Owls defeat Army West Point in final minute.

09/22/2015

Rice 38, North Texas 24

Rice won its C-USA opener at North Texas on September 19

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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