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  Aundre Wright
Aundre Wright

Player Profile
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:
Perry Traditional Academy

Last College:
Milford Academy (NY)

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 180

Position:
DB

2010 Scouting Report: Made a promising transition from wide receiver to cornerback during the spring...unfortunately, Wright suffered a left knee injury (ACL) near the end of spring drills that required surgery and a timetable for his return is unknown...showed great promise at his new position...a sound and tough tackler with good ball skills...has also contributed as a kick returner.

2009: Played in 11 games to earn his second letter...had two kick returns for 42 yards (21.0 avg.)...had two catches for 12 yards and one TD...also rushed twice for 11 yards (5.5 avg.)...caught a six-yard TD pass against Youngstown State in the opener.

2008: Played in all 13 games...averaged 21.0 yards on 26 kick returns (547 yards total)...also was utilized on end-around plays and had 34 yards on five rushes (6.8 avg.) with one TD...had 27 yards on two rushes against Louisville with a 20-yard TD...had a career-high 105 kickoff return yards on five attempts at Cincinnati (21.0 avg.).

2007: Redshirted as a true freshman...while he did not see active duty, made a vital contribution to Pitt's 13-9 upset of West Virginia...played the role of WVU quarterback Pat White on the scout team...the Panthers responded to the preparation by limiting the Mountaineers to just 183 total yards.

Prep School: Spent the 2006 season at Milford Academy (N.Y.), where he was a receiver and returned kicks...rated a top 40 prep school prospect by Rivals.com...Scout Prep School "Hot 50" list...PrepStar All-East Region...had 22 receptions for 409 yards (18.6 avg.) and five touchdowns...also scored TDs on a 92-yard kick return and 35-yard punt return...helped Milford to a 7-3 record against a schedule made up of collegiate competition...played under Coach Bill Chaplick at Milford.

High School: An All-City League performer at Perry Traditional Academy...as a senior helped the Commodores to an 11-2 record, the City League title and quarterfinals of the PIAA Class AAA playoffs...caught 45 passes for 1,500 yards and 22 touchdowns his final two years...played under coach Bill Gallagher...selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic...also wrestled at Perry.

Personal: Aundre De-von Wright, born 9/22/88, is the son of Charise Wright...has one brother...administration of justice major.