54 Darrian Wright
Darrian Wright


Dayton, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 275



Junior (2013): Played and started in all 12 games at nose tackle... Ranked 12th on the team in tackles with 26, including 14 solo... Recorded three tackles for loss, including two sacks for 10 yards... Posted a career-high five tackles against Rutgers and at Cincinnati... Posted his first career sack against Montana State.

Sophomore (2012): Played in all 13 games... Had 12 tackles, including 0.5 TFL... Had a pick six in the win over Houston... Also had two QBHs... Part of an SMU defense that posted two shutouts, tied an NCAA season record for pick-sixes and tied for third in the country in total takeaways and second in fumble recoveries for TDs.

Freshman (2011): Saw time in seven games, recording two tackles.

Prep: A three-star Rivals.com recruit... Selected to PrepStar Magazine's All-Midlands Region Team... Named the District Player of the Year and preseason All-State by Dave Campbell's Texas Football... Voted Defensive MVP by the coaches in his district... Named first-team All-State and All-District as a senior... Named to MaxPreps.com's Texas Top 300... Recorded 123 tacks, 15 TFLs, seven sacks, four forced fumbles and 21 hurries in 2010... As a junior, tallied 73 tackles, 23 TFLs and seven sacks... Also played basketball and threw the shot in track... Chose SMU over offers from Northwestern, Kentucky, Tulane and Colorado State among others.