Mike Wright - Football - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#5 Mike Wright


Class Sophomore
Height 6'3"
Weight 187
Hometown Fayetteville, Ga.
High School Woodward Academy

As a Freshman (2020)
• Six games played
• 6-of-10 passing for 51 yards and one touchdown with one interception
• 14 rushing attempts for 15 yards and one score
• One of seven Commodores to score a touchdown during the season
• Three carries for seven yards vs. No. 20 LSU
• First career pass attempts against South Carolina, including 25-yard completion
• Season-high five carries against South Carolina, four vs. Missouri
• First career touchdowns — one rushing, one passing — at Kentucky

The Wright File
• Three-star prospect by ESPN, Rivals and 247Sports
• Nation’s 23rd-ranked dual-style quarterback by Rivals
• Georgia’s 38th-ranked prospect by Rivals
• Team’s offensive MVP as a senior
• Led team to 13-1 record and Georgia 4A state semifinals as a senior
• 3,369 yards of total offense (2,653 passing yards and 716 rushing yards) and 50 touchdowns as a senior
• 187-of-291 passing (.643) and 37 touchdowns as a senior
• 2019 region offensive player of the year
• 2019 all-region first team
• 106-of-161 passing for 1,521 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior
• School’s 200-meter dash school record holder
• Full name is Michael Wright Jr.
• Son of Michael and Lakisha Wright
• Parents hail from Memphis, Tennessee
• Father is an engineer
• Mother is a school principal
• Three siblings: Alan, Ava and Mya