Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
2013: Listed as a starting wide receiver ... scheduled to play primarily in the slot ... made the transition from tight end to wide receiver during spring drills ... expected to play an integral part of the offense ... tall, athletic receiver with unique combination of size and speed ... consistency will be the key to success in 2013 ... in 13 career games, has 32 receptions for 290 yards (9.06) and one TD ... has played 619 career snaps ... enters the 2013 season having caught at least one pass in 12 consecutive games ... has caught 2+ passes in 10 career games including a career-high four receptions versus both Florida State and Miami in 2012 ... had five receptions for 66 yards in the annual Spring Game.
2012: Played in all 13 games as a reserve tight end ... caught 32 passes for 290 yards (9.06) and one TD ... hauled in 3+ passes in eight games including a season-high four against both Florida State and Miami ... lone TD of the year covered 54 yards against N.C. Central ... added a PAT reception against Cincinnati in the Belk Bowl for eight total points on the season ... among ACC tight ends, ranked fourth in receptions and sixth in receiving yardage ... coupled with Conner Vernon (85) to form the most prolific WR-TE duo in school history with 117 combined catches ... teamed with Vernon and Juwan Thompson (24) to match the fourth-highest combined total of pass receptions (141) by a WR-TE-RB trio in Duke history ... paired with David Reeves (18) to form the sixth-most prolific pass-catching TE tandem in school history with 50 combined receptions ... registered 10 tackles on special teams ... on the field for 619 total snaps.
2011: Did not see game action.
2010: Did not see game action.
PRIOR TO DUKE: Lettered two seasons at Monroe High School under coach Johnny Sowell ... helped squad to two-year overall record of 20-5 with two state playoff appearances ... as a senior, had 51 tackles, five sacks, four interceptions and three fumble recoveries while catching 15 passes for 346 yards and nine TDs ... in 2009, helped Monroe to the school’s first 11-0 record in the regular season before finishing 12-1 overall ... earned all-conference and all-county honors following senior season ... also lettered in basketball and track and field ... in 2010, helped Monroe to a 32-1 final record and the 1A state championship in basketball, earning MVP honors in the 62-46 title game win over Goldsboro following a 24-point, 15-rebound performance ... at the 2010 1-A state championship track meet, claimed first place in both the triple jump (49-2) and long jump (22-9.5) while finishing seventh in the shot put (42-11.25) ... ranked 46th in the final 2009 United States High School Outdoor Track & Field rankings in the triple jump (48-4.5) ... placed second in the triple jump (46-11.75) at the 2009 USATF Junior Olympic State Championships ... captured state 2A titles in the triple jump in both 2008 (45-6.5) and 2009 (48-4.5) ... 2010 athlete of the year selection by the Charlotte Observer.
PERSONAL: Son of Yolanda Blakeney and Michael Wright ... father lettered four seasons (1989-90-91-92) in basketball at Guilford College ... high school teammate of fellow Duke football program members Quay Chambers and Jamison Crowder ... born November 18, 1992.