Player Bio

Major Wright
SS #21
Height:
5-11
Weight:
204
College:
Florida
Experience:
4
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 64 298 223 75 0 0 19 9 3 151 -- 45
2014 TB 10 45 31 14 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 15 100 78 22 0 0 3 2 1 46 23 38
2012 CHI 16 71 52 19 0 0 8 4 1 45 11.3 45
2011 CHI 12 58 42 16 0 0 7 3 1 60 20 36
2010 CHI 11 24 20 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Played in 39 games with 27 starts in three seasons with the Bears (2010-12), compiling 201 tackles (134 solo), 7 INTs - including 2 INT return TDs, 7 PBUs and 5 TFLs... Added 6 special teams tackles... Has started 24 games at SS and 3 contests at FS... One of six NFL safeties with multiple INT return TDs since 2010.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the third round (75th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft (4/23/10)... Signed a four-year contract with Chicago (5/28/10). SIGNED through 2013
PRO CAREER: Played in 39 games with 27 starts in three seasons with the Bears (2010-12), compiling 201 tackles (134 solo), 7 INTs - including 2 INT return TDs, 7 PBUs and 5 TFLs... Added 6 special teams tackles... Has started 24 games at SS and 3 contests at FS... One of six NFL safeties with multiple INT return TDs since 2010.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the third round (75th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft (4/23/10)... Signed a four-year contract with Chicago (5/28/10). SIGNED through 2013

2012 SEASON: Started all 16 games for the first time in his career... Compiled 92 tackles (65 solo), 3 PBUs, 1 FF, 2 FRs and 4 TFLs... Finished 10th in the NFL with 4 INTs including 1 returned for a TD... GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-16

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011 - Started 11-of-12 games played, collecting 78 tackles (52 solo), 3 INTs, 4 PBUs and a TFL... Returned INT 24 yards for first career TD in Week 10 vs. DET (11/13)... Made 8 starts at SS and 3 at FS. 2010 - Saw action in 11 games, after missing five games early in the season with a hamstring injury... Credited with 31 tackles (17 solo)... Finished with 6 special teams tackles as well.

COLLEGE: Appeared in all 41 games in his three-year career at the University of Florida (2007-09), with 33 career starts at free safety… Collected 165 career tackles (111 solo), 10 PBUs, 4 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery… Added 8 INTs, returning them for 69 yards including 1 TD... Recovered a blocked field goal… National champion as a sophomore with the Gators... Collected 9 tackles and an INT in the BCS National Championship Game victory against Oklahoma.

PERSONAL: Started for the East in the U.S. Army All-American game and was nominated for the National U.S. Army Player of the Year Award... Started at safety for St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Miramar, FL) for three years under coach George Smith, helping lead the team to the state title game in 2006... First-team all-county and all-state selection during both his junior and senior seasons... Ranked second at his position and sixth among Florida's Top-100 prospects according to Rivals.com coming out of high school... Rated 90th on the ESPN150 list of top prospects… Social and behavioral science major… Gave his mother, Andrea Eluett, his 2009 BCS Championship ring for Mother's Day.

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