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Tion  Wright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Amarillo, Texas

High School:
Tascosa HS

Last College:
Moorpark College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
CB

Experience:
2L

11/19/2016

Kansas State 41, Baylor 21

The Bears fall to Kansas State, on November 19, 2016.

11/12/2016

Oklahoma 45, Baylor 24

Photos from No. 25 Baylor @ Oklahoma on November 12, 2016.

09/10/2016

Baylor Football vs SMU - 09/10/2016

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11/22/2014

Baylor Football vs Oklahoma State - 11/22/2014

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Senior defensive back, former transfer in third season at Baylor… Listed No. 2 at one cornerback position on preseason depth chart… Veteran with 21 games played and two previous starts entering 2016 season… Transferred from Moorpark (Calif.) College in January 2014, participated in third spring drills in 2016… Timed at 4.49 in 40-yard dash… Measured at 43.8 inches in vertical jump… Clocked at 6.82 in three-cone drill.

2015 (Junior): Played in 10 of 13 games, and started once at cornerback, as reserve corner and on special teams (missed two games due to coaches decision and one to injury)… Totaled three solo tackles and one interception on season… Played season’s first five games as backup corner… Had one tackle and returned interception 28 yards in season-opening win at SMU… Made solo stop in win at Kansas in fifth game… Saw action from scrimmage in two of final eight contests, including starting role in win at Kansas State in eighth game… Had solo tackle at KSU… Played primarily special teams over latter portion of season, missed Russell Athletic Bowl win over No. 10 North Carolina due to ankle sprain.

2014 (Sophomore): Played in 11 of 13 games, started once, as reserve cornerback and on special teams for 2014 Big 12 champions… Earned first collegiate letter… Totaled eight solo tackles and one PBU on season… Saw action from scrimmage in first four contests, played exclusively on special teams in five of final seven games played… Made Baylor debut in season-opening win over SMU, had one solo tackle… Made single tackles in wins over Northwestern State and at Buffalo in second and third games… Had season-high three tackles (all solo) in win over Kansas in eighth game… Made first career start in win over Oklahoma State in 10th game, finished with two solo stops… Did not play final two contests (coaches decision).

Junior College: Played one season at Moorpark (Calif.) College… Rated No. 186 juco recruit by 247Sports… One of four finalists for 2014 Blair Cherry Memorial Award for Amarillo athletes… Played seven games as freshman in 2013, totaled 22 tackles, 1.5 TFL, one interception, six breakups and one fumble recovery.

High School: Two-sport star at Tascosa High School in Amarillo, Texas… Played under head coaches Gary Cornelsen and Kenneth Plunk at THS… Named second-team 2012 All-District 2-5A at cornerback as senior… Also played running back and wide receiver at Tascosa… Caught 13 passes for 223 yards (17.2 average) and two touchdowns, and ran for 96 yards and one TD on 19 rushes in 2012… Also ran track, recorded a 10.88 100-meter dash (2013 District 2-5A meet) and 22-8 ¼ long jump (2013 Region I-5A meet).

Personal: Son of Brenda Evans and Tyrone Wright… Full name is Tion Jimil Wright… Born Oct. 31, 1994, in Amarillo, Texas... Majoring in communication studies.

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