Jarrett Wright
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Jarrett Wright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grandview, Mo.

High School:
Grandview High

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 187

Position:
Safety

Birthdate:
05/31/1989

Has been a consistent and solid presence in the MSU secondary and is now poised to make a run at the starting strong safety spot for his senior season.

2010: Played in all 11 contests as a reserve in the defensive secondary and special teams performer ... Had a pair of tackles in games against Southern Illinois (10/30/10) and at South Dakota State (11/6/10) ... Had solo tackles in 4 different contests, including road games at Kansas State (9/11/10) and Illinois State (9/25/10).

2009: Played in all 11 games, including time at safety and on special teams ... Finished campaign with 4 tackles, all on the road ... Had 2 tackles in 17-7 win at Youngstown State (10/3/09) ... Also recorded a solo stop at Arkansas (9/5/09) in season opener and an assisted tackle at North Dakota State (10/24/09).

2008: Played in 4 road games as a redshirt freshman ... Collected season-high 2 tackles at Oklahoma State (9/13/08), both solo stops ... Also had a tackle for loss at Oklahoma State ... Tallied solo tackles at South Dakota State (11/1/08) and at UNI (11/8/08).

2007: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State.

High School: Was a Suburban Mid-Six All-Conference pick at cornerback for Coach Jason Godfrey at Grandview (Mo.) High ... Was a two-year starter and three-year letterman for the Bulldogs, helping the team to a 7-3 mark his junior year ... Team was also 9-3 his freshman year, advancing to the state quarterfinals.

Personal: Jarrett Lawson Wright was born 5/31/89 in Gary, Ind. ... Son of Roger, Sr. and Henriatta Wright of Grandview, Mo. ... Is the younger brother of former Bears' safety Roger Wright (2006-08) ... Also has a sister, Daris ... Majoring in Entertainment Management.

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