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48   Recardo Wright
Recardo Wright


Orlando, FL

High School:
Dr. Phillips

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 226


2009: The Seminoles' special teams' captain as selected by the coaching staff prior to the season...played in 13
games and recorded 14 tackles...playing time came on both special teams and at the middle linebacker nished fifth on the team among linebackers with 14 tackles...tied his career-high with four tackles in the season opener against Miami and totaled at least one tackle in seven different games.

2008: The back-up to Derek Nicholson at the middle linebacker position who played in all 13 games...a special teams standout...earned a single-season career-high 18 tackles - a figure that matched his tackle total from his first two seasons as a Seminole combined...season-high three tackles came in four different games - against Colorado, Virginia Tech, Clemson and Florida...recorded his first career tackle for loss and his first career quarterback sack in the Seminoles' season-opening victory Western Carolina...forced a fumble and recovered a fumble against Western Carolina as he played the best defensive game of his career against the Catamounts.

2007: The back-up to Derek Nicholson at the middle linebacker position who played in six games...recorded seven tackles as he earned playing time at the linebacker spot and as a special teams performer. ..single tackles came against Colorado, Virginia Tech and Maryland...played in his second career bowl game against Kentucky after recording one tackle against UCLA in the 2006 Emerald Bowl...set a career high with four tackles in the Music City Bowl.

2006: Played in 10 games including the Seminoles' victory over UCLA at the middle linebacker position and on special teams...was the back-up to All-American Buster Davis...totaled 11 tackles for the season including a career-high three stops against Duke...earned playing time in each of the Seminoles' final 10 games of the season...recorded tackles in eight of his 10 appearances with multiple tackles coming in his collegiate debut against Rice and three coming in the Seminoles' victory over Duke.

High School: Graduated from Dr. Phillips in 2006...a four-star player and the 32nd-ranked prospect on's Postseason Florida Top 100...the No. 16 outside linebacker in the nation by despite only having played football for two full years... recorded 148 tackles, nine sacks and seven fumble recoveries as a senior at Dr. Phillips...named a preseason All-American by PrepStar magazine in 2005 after making a team-leading 134 tackles as a junior in 2004...a Super Prospect by the Hodge Football Report as a senior...chose Florida State over Alabama, Iowa, Maryland and West Virginia.

Personal: Born Feb. 22, 1987...major is social science.


G UA A Total TFL PD Int Sacks
2006 10 3 8 11 0.0 0 0 0.0
2007 6 4 3 7 0.0 0 0 0.0
2008 13 7 11 18 0.5 0 0 0.5
2009 13 7 9 14 0.0 0 0 0.0
Total 41 21 31 51 0.5 0 0 0.5

Tackles 4, vs. Kentucky, 2008
TFL 0.5, Western Carolina, 2008
QB Sacks 0.5, Western Carolina, 2008

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