JUNIOR COLLEGE: Signed with Arkansas out of high school, but elected to attend Chipola College instead ... Lettered two years under head coach Jeff Johnson at Chipola along with current Rebel teammates Blake Newalu and Eric Sauls ... Posted a 7-3 record with a 3.90 ERA in 2010 ... Struck out 97 and walked 50 in 85.0 innings of work as he was named an All-Conference selection ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years under head coach Jerry Song at Conant High School in Hoffman Estates, Illinois ... Ranked as the No. 57 prospect in the nation by Baseball America in 2008 and the No. 37 prospect by Perfect Game ... Posted an 8-2 record his senior season with 80 strikeouts in 48.0 innings of work ... Named a 2007 AFLAC All-America selection and participated in the AFLAC All-America game ... Two-time All-State, All-Area and All-Conference selection (2007, 2008) ... Also lettered in football ...
MISCELLANEOUS: Son of Anthony and Kristy Wright ... Born: September 26, 1989 ... Has two siblings, a brother, Aaron, and a sister, Alyssa ... Played summer ball with the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod League ... Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 23rd round of the 2008 MLB Draft ... Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 23rd round of the 2010 MLB Draft.
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewOct. 13-19, 2014Football- Ole Miss rode its dominant defense to a 34-3 homecoming win over Tennessee on Saturday to improve to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in Southeastern Conference play.- The Rebels are 7-0 for just... read more
It's Sunday, so that means it's time for this week's Observations from the Best Seat in the House. There was no shortage of observations surrounding the Homecoming festivities this weekend. Let's get into it:1. When "College GameDay" visits Baton Rouge,... read more
The winning formula revealed itself as it has throughout the season: a dominant defense and a mistake-free offense. The Ole Miss defense forced four turnovers, while the Ole Miss offense did not commit a single turnover in a workmanlike 34-3... read more
Three areas to watch as No. 3 Ole Miss faces Tennessee for Homecoming on Saturday.'Third Down for What'Tennessee is very dangerous, Ole Miss football head coach Hugh Freeze said, because its talented, particularly if it gets momentum and confidence during... read more
Highlights from today's media opportunity with SEC Nation host Joe Tessitore and analysts Tim Tebow and Marcus Spears discussing the show's visit to Oxford for the SEC matchup between No. 3 Ole Miss and Tennessee. Tessitore recalls calling the first college... read more
At the halfway point of the regular season, Ole Miss is 6-0 for the first time since 1962, when it went 10-0 and earned a share of the national title. It's No. 3 ranking in the national polls is its... read more
With a dominant defense that ranks among the nation's leaders in most statistical categories, head coach Hugh Freeze acknowledged he has changed his offensive philosophy and play-calling to limit negative plays and quick possessions. Ole Miss averaged the second-most offensive... read more
Highlights from Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and Tennessee head coach Butch Jones on the SEC teleconference Wednesday, ahead of Saturday's game in Oxford. For the full SEC teleconference, go here. Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze (starts at... read more
Head coach Hugh Freeze admitted the offense played well enough to manage the game and let the defense win it. Ole Miss leaned on its running game, rushing for 160 yards on 35 carries, while Bo Wallace completed 13-of-19 passes... read more
Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewOct. 6-12, 2014Football- The No. 3 Ole Miss Rebels showed they belong among the nation's upper crust with a dominating 35-20 win at No. 14 Texas A&M on Saturday.- Ole Miss jumped out to a... read more