Devon Wright
Devon Wright

RS Senior

Coral Springs, Fla.

High School:
Taravella HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 196


4 Letters

Youth Studies


Fall Camp '14: Wide Receivers Preview

The Gophers will bring back six wide receivers who lettered in 2013


Coach Kill Pre-Spring Press Conference Transcript - 3.21.12

Coach Kill addressed the Twin Cities media Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of the first 2012 spring practice.


Football: Gophers vs. Michigan State

Gopher football game vs. Michigan State, Nov. 24, 2012 at TCF Bank Stadium

Photo Gallery

2014 • SENIOR SEASON: Played in 11 games, mostly on special teams • saw special teams action against Middle Tennessee, at TCU and against San Jose State • competed on special teams at Michigan and against Northwestern • made one tackle against Purdue • made one tackle on special teams against Iowa and Ohio State • competed at Nebraska • made two tackles at Wisconsin • competed against Missouri.

2013 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played on special teams in the first 10 games of the season • made one tackle against UNLV • assisted on one tackle against San Jose State.

2012 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in 12 games, mostly on special teams • carried the ball four times for 19 yards and made one catch for 23 yards • made five tackles, four of which were solo.

2011 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in nine games • recorded one carry at Michigan • made two tackles on special teams.

2010: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of Taravella High School • team finished with a 4-6 record in 2009 • named Broward County Player of the Year by the Miami Sun-Sentinel • two-time all-state and all-county selection • earned a three-star ranking from Rivals.com and ESPN Scouts Inc. • ranked as the No. 22 running back in the nation by ESPN and Scouts Inc. • led Broward County in rushing as a junior and senior • topped the 200-yard mark in four games as a senior • rushed for 1,835 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2009 • rushed 241 times for 1,622 yards and 19 scores in 2008 • rushed for more than 1,300 yards and 11 scores as a sophomore • coached by Dan Marguriet.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 8, 1991 • son of Vanessa Russell and Stanley Wright Sr. • has graduated with a degree in youth studies and is continuing his education this fall.


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