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#82 James Wright
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 203 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Belle Chasse, La.
High School: Belle Chasse HS
Major: Management
Born: 12/31/1991
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James Wright Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/11/2013

Sure-handed receiver poised to have his best year with the Tigers as a senior in 2013 … Can play either of the receiver positions for the Tigers … Goes into 2013 listed as the No. 2 “Z” receiver behind Jarvis Landry … Played in 38 games during his career with six starts … Has 25 career receptions for 304 yards.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Played in 12 games starting four times … Starts came vs. North Texas, Washington, Auburn and South Carolina … Finished year with 18 catches for 242 yards … Set a career high with five receptions for 75 yards against Washington ... Caught a career-long 48-yard reception on a great diving play against Ole Miss and finished with three grabs for 64 yards ... Hauled in a 36-yard reception to set up LSU's touchdown right before halftime against Mississippi State ... Did not play against Idaho.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Played in all 14 games, starting twice ... Earned his first career start at Alabama and also started against Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game ... Caught two passes for 20 yards with a long of 13 against Northwestern State ... Came on strong in spring practice and was one of the recipients of the “Most Improved” award heading into the season.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Played in 12 games with no starts ... Caught two passes for 21 yards ... Made his first career catch versus ULM and also hauled in an eight-yard pass at Arkansas.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of Louisiana's top receiving prospects with good hands and deceptive speed ... A four-star prospect by both Rivals and Scout.com ... Also rated the No. 42 wide receiver in the country by Rivals and the No. 10 overall prospect in Louisiana ... Named to the SuperPrep Southwest Team, Times-Picayune Blue-Chip List and the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen ... Caught 39 passes for 732 yards and 10 touchdowns his senior year ... Class 4A first-team all-state selection in 2009 ... Also earned first-team all-district and all-metro honors ... Enjoyed an extremely productive junior season in which he caught 58 passes for 18 touchdowns and topped 1,000 yards for a state championship team ... Averaged over 18 yards per catch in each of his last two seasons ... Finished career with 2,521 receiving yards and 39 TD catches ... Coached by Robert Becnel.

PERSONAL
Full name is James Earl Wright ... Born Dec. 31, 1991 ... Mom is Helaine Wright ... Majoring in business administration with a concentration in management.

CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 5 vs. Washington, 2012
Yards: 75 vs. Washington, 2012
Touchdowns: 0
Long: 48 vs. Ole Miss, 2012

WRIGHT'S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
Long
2010
12-0
2
21
0
13
2011
14-2
5
41
0
13
2012 11-4 18 242 0 48
2013          
Totals
37-6
25
304
0
48
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