Players

K.J. Wright
LB #50
Height:
6-4
Weight:
246
Age:
25
College:
Mississippi State
Hometown:
Olive Branch, Miss.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
96
SCK
2.0
FF
3
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 339 229 110 6.5 0 15 1 24 -- 24 0 5 3
2014 SEA 14 14 96 65 31 2.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 3 1
2013 SEA 13 13 80 46 34 1.5 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2012 SEA 15 15 98 68 30 1.0 -- 5 1 24 24 24 0 1 --
2011 SEA 16 12 65 50 15 2.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 GB W 36-16 7 4 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @SD L 21-30 7 6 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 DEN W 26-20 8 6 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
5 @WAS W 27-17 5 4 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
6 DAL L 23-30 8 5 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @STL L 26-28 9 6 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @CAR W 13-9 7 2 5 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 OAK W 30-24 13 10 3 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
10 NYG W 38-17 7 4 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @KC L 20-24 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 ARI W 19-3 6 2 4 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @SF W 19-3 7 6 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @PHI W 24-14 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
15 SF W 17-7 5 5 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

HOW ACQUIRED:
Selected with the second pick in the 4th round (99th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Started all 15 games played in his second season, sitting vs. NYJ (11/11) after sustaining a concussion the week prior (vs. Minn, 11/4). Also started both playoff games.
• Ranked second on the team with 96 tackles (66 solo) and also recorded a sack, an interception and a forced fumble.
• His emergence during rookie season led to team trading Aaron Curry to Oakland on October 13, 2011.
• Started 12 of 16 games played and recorded 61 tackles (46 solo) and 2.0 sacks in 2011. Posted a career-high eight tackles in back-toback games (vs. St. Louis, 12/12/11 and at Chicago, 12/18/11).

COLLEGE:
Started 35 of 47 games at Mississippi State (22 at strong-side outside linebacker and 13 at weak-side linebacker). Finished career with 259 tackles (131 solo), including nine sacks for minus 60 yards, 23.5 stops for loss totaling 104 yards and 11 quarterback pressures. Forced and recovered three fumbles and had 14 passes defensed.

PERSONAL:
Attended Olive Branch (Miss.) High School. Regarded as the nation’s 45th best strong-side outside linebacker. Selected to play in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic. Named first-team, all-state on the defensive line by the Clarion-Ledger in all classifications following his senior season. Also earned first-team, all-state mention by the Mississippi Association of Coaches at outside linebacker in Class 5A. Recorded 91 total tackles, 13 sacks and an interception. Helped Olive Branch to a 12-2 overall record as a senior. Also a standout for an undefeated basketball team as a senior. Born Kenneth Bernard Wright Jr. in Memphis, Tenn.

HOW ACQUIRED:
Selected with the second pick in the 4th round (99th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

NFL CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
• Started all 15 games played in his second season, sitting vs. NYJ (11/11) after sustaining a concussion the week prior (vs. Minn, 11/4). Also started both playoff games.
• Ranked second on the team with 96 tackles (66 solo) and also recorded a sack, an interception and a forced fumble.
• His emergence during rookie season led to team trading Aaron Curry to Oakland on October 13, 2011.
• Started 12 of 16 games played and recorded 61 tackles (46 solo) and 2.0 sacks in 2011. Posted a career-high eight tackles in back-toback games (vs. St. Louis, 12/12/11 and at Chicago, 12/18/11).

COLLEGE:
Started 35 of 47 games at Mississippi State (22 at strong-side outside linebacker and 13 at weak-side linebacker). Finished career with 259 tackles (131 solo), including nine sacks for minus 60 yards, 23.5 stops for loss totaling 104 yards and 11 quarterback pressures. Forced and recovered three fumbles and had 14 passes defensed.

PERSONAL:
Attended Olive Branch (Miss.) High School. Regarded as the nation’s 45th best strong-side outside linebacker. Selected to play in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic. Named first-team, all-state on the defensive line by the Clarion-Ledger in all classifications following his senior season. Also earned first-team, all-state mention by the Mississippi Association of Coaches at outside linebacker in Class 5A. Recorded 91 total tackles, 13 sacks and an interception. Helped Olive Branch to a 12-2 overall record as a senior. Also a standout for an undefeated basketball team as a senior. Born Kenneth Bernard Wright Jr. in Memphis, Tenn.