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National Football League Draft Profile
K.J. Wright

TeamSeattle (DEN)
Round4
Selection2 (99 overall)
PositionLinebacker
SchoolMississippi State
YearSR
Born7/23/1989
Height6-4
Weight246
High SchoolOlive Branch (Olive Branch, Mississippi)
Finished 2010 campaign tied for second on team with 98 total tackles, including eight TFLs and three sacks...Appeared in 12 games in 2009, starting 12 to finish with 82 total tackles (second on team)...Started all 12 games in 2008, again finishing second on team in tackles with 72...Played in 10 consecutive games during freshman campaign in 2007...Prototypical linebacker size...Good length and bulk...Strong and physical...Explosive hitter...Ability to shed blockers and work through line of scrimmage to meet ball carriers...Pursues from sideline to sideline...Adequate in coverage...Doesn't possess great ball skills or flexible hips needed to turn and change direction quickly...Unrefined potential as pass rusher...High motor...Good character...Overall, an underrated prospect capable of surprising at the next level.


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