The newest Trojan: DB Demetrius Wright

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demetriuswright.jpgUSC has received and approved the signed letter of intent for Demetrius Wright. Here's his bio:

Demetrius Wright
Defensive back
Corona (Corona HS) • 6-1, 205

The facts on Demetrius Wright...
  • Starred at defensive back and running back as a senior in 2009, winning honors such as Super Prep All-American, Super Prep All-Farwest, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West honorable mention,  Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Riverside Press-Enterprise All-Riverside honorable mention
  • Had 68 tackles with 1 sack, 2 deflections, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovery and 1 forced fumble on defense in 2009
  • Had 426 yards on 59 carries (7.2 avg.) with 4 TDs and 10 receptions for 125 yards (12.5 avg.) with 1 TD on offense in 2009
  • As a junior in 2008, made All-State Underclass third team, Riverside Press-Enterprise All-Riverside honorable mention and All-Big VIII League first team
  • Had 52 tackles, 3 interceptions, 13 deflections, 2 fumble recoveries, 1 forced fumble and 3 touchdowns on defense in 2008
  • Had 450 yards on 62 carries (7.4 avg.) with 10 TDs and 16 receptions for 225 yards (14.1 avg.) on offense in 2008
  • Was also on Corona's track (best of 10.8 in the 100 meters and 22.7 in the 200) and wrestling (17-3 record in 2009 as a junior) teams

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Demetrius also received honors as an 2010 U.S. Army All-American for the West Team, where he annouce USC as his college choice. At the USAAAB honors banquets, he was a finalist for the Glenn Davis Award.
His senior year, he received All Big VIII league first team honors, All CIFSS Inland Empire 1st team (defense), Preseason All Area football team (defense), ESPNU Top rated football Recruits(#60).
There are others awards worthy of mentioning.I'll have to get back with you on those findings.

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