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Steven Wright

DE
Position
6'4''
Height
235 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Waycross, Ga.
Hometown
Ware County HS
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2017
– Has appeared in 11 of UVA’s 12 games with three starts … made one tackle against William & Mary … recorded one stop against Indiana … made two tackles and one tackle for a loss against UConn … started at Boise State and made one tackle, which was a sack for a loss of 12 on an intentional grounding penalty … made one stop at North Carolina … made one stop against Boston College. 2016 – Appeared in all 12 of UVA’s games with one start … made first career start in collegiate debut against Richmond in the season opener … made four tackles, 2.0 tackles for loss and first career sack at then-No. 24 Oregon … made one tackle against Pitt … made one tackle against then-No. 5 Louisville … made one tackle at Wake Forest … made one tackle against Miami … made one stop at Virginia Tech. 2015 – Did not appear in any games … redshirted season … named the defensive scout team player of the week by the UVA coaches for the UCLA game … named the offensive scout team player of the week by the UVA coaches for the Georgia Tech game.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played defensive end at Ware County High School for head coach Franklin Stephens … rated a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com … a two-star recruit by Scout.com … notched 21 tackles and 3.0 sacks in 2014 … helped Ware County to an 11-1 record and an appearance in the state championship’s round of 16 … first-team All-Region 3-AAAAA … major is undeclared and is currently studying in UVA’s College of Arts and Sciences.