Two commencement ceremonies scheduled for Saturday.
Game One - vs. UT Martin - September 1, 2012 - Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium - Memphis, Tenn.
Kickoff slated for 6 p.m. in Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium
U of M closes in on game week
QBs Karam, Reed combine for 217 yards passing.
Preseason Photo Shoot. Photos by Joe Murphy.
Dual threat for the Tigers at wide receiver and kick returner ... Headed into the 2012 season as the team's leading returnee in the receiving corps ... Played in 13 games, making nine starts ... Career was cut short by injury ... Caught 40 passes for 427 yards and one touchdown ... Has 36 receptions for 398 yards with one TD ... Also had seven kick returns for 110 yards.
2012 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Lone action of the 2012 season came in the opener against UT Martin ... Had four receptions for 29 yards in the game.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman)
Saw action in all 12 contests ... Made eight starts ... Hauled in 36 catches for 398 yards and one TD ... Team's second-leading receiver for receptions (36) and yardage (398) ... Had nine multiple-reception games ... Also logged seven kick returns for 110 yards ... Saw his first collegiate action in the season opener vs Mississippi State ... Had three catches for 37 yards vs the Bulldogs ... Also registered season highs for kick returns (5) and kick-return yardage (87) vs Mississippi State ... Had a season-best 124 all-purpose yards (37 receiving/87 kick return) vs the Bulldogs ... Logged three receptions in contests vs Austin Peay (37 yards) and SMU (35) ... Caught his first collegiate TD pass vs Austin Peay from 22 yards out ... Had six receptions for 48 yards vs Middle Tennessee ... Recorded a season-long catch of 44 yards vs Rice ... Caught four passes for 82 yards vs the Owls ... Had two catches vs East Carolina (10 yards) and Tulane (23) ... Grabbed a season-best eight catches for a season-high 83 yards vs Marshall ... Finished the year with two receptions for 19 yards vs Southern Miss ... Also had one kick return for 20 yards vs the Golden Eagles.
Redshirted ... Had a productive 2011 spring practice ... Caught two passes in the 2011 Blue-Gray Game.
Played for Coach Warren Capone at Christian Life Academy ... A dual-threat quarterback for the Crusaders ... Named 8-1A All-District second team in 2009 after throwing for 786 yards and seven TD ... Logged 622 yards rushing on 113 carries and nine TD as a senior ... Versatile player who also hauled in 11 receptions for 154 yards ... Earned 8-1A All-District first team honors as a return specialist in 2009 ... Team captain as a senior ... Participated in the 8th-annual U.S. Army Red Stick Bowl All-Star Game in Baton Rouge following his senior season ... Caught three passes for 77 yards, including a 39-yard TD reception, in the all-star game ... Also played in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl ... Helped lead squad to the Louisiana Class 1A state championship in 2008.
Son of Tonya Wright and Kevin Wright Sr. ... Born Dec. 27 in Baton Rouge, La. ... Majoring in sports and leisure management.