Combine Spotlight: Shareece Wright

| No Comments blog contributor Ben Weiss is on-site at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis to provide an inside look at the NFL Combine. For up-to-the-minute updates, follow the official USC Athletics Twitter here.

USC's senior anchor at cornerback this past season, Shareece Wright, is one of the final Trojans to participate in this year's NFL Combine.

Projected as a third or fourth round pick in a very talented secondary class that could include two corners taken in the top-10 and three in the first round alone, Wright's stock has been gradually rising since his impressive Senior Bowl performance. As he looks to continue to build upon that momentum over the next couple of days, he began by weighing in and speaking to the media.

As Wright spoke from the podium, he wasn't shy to reference his leadership abilities, as demonstrated in his final season as a Trojan when he was named one of the team's five Captains.

"I think I did a good job leading by example," Wright said. "Giving words of wisdom when it was needed. There were a lot of young guys, first year guys in that secondary, so (my role) was very important."

The 40-yard dash is an event where Wright is looking to showcase his speed - something that he's utilized well thus far when closing on opposing receivers. He said he ran a 4.4 flat his sophomore year at USC, which was his personal best.

"It's been a while since I've been clocked in," Wright said. "But I have high expectations for the 40."

Wright will begin official team interviews tomorrow, in addition to participating in the bench press event. He'll test his speed on Tuesday with the 40-yard dash and a variety of other drills.

A smiling Wright, who said he's long dreamt about participating in the NFL Combine, fields questions from the media

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