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    Demetrius Wright
    Demetrius Wright

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Corona, CA

    High School:
    Corona HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 195

    Position:
    DB

    Birthdate:
    12/19/1991

    Experience:
    3V

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    CAREER: He has 28 career tackles.

    2013: Wright will battle for a starting safety job as a senior in 2013.

    2012: Wright was a backup safety and played on special teams as a junior in 2012. Overall while appearing in all 13 games, he had 9 tackles, including 0.5 for a loss. He had 3 tackles against Hawaii (with 0.5 for a loss), 2 against Syracuse and 4 against Colorado.

    2011: Wright was a backup strong safety and played on special teams as a sophomore in 2011. Overall in 2011 while appearing in 11 games (all but Oregon), he made 13 tackles, including 0.5 sack. He had 5 tackles against Minnesota, 3 tackles at Arizona State and 2 tackles at Notre Dame.

    2010: Wright was a reserve safety and played on special teams as a first-year freshman in 2010. Overall in 2010 while appearing in 12 games (all but Virginia), he had 6 tackles. He had 2 tackles against both Washington State and Notre Dame and 1 stop against both California and UCLA.

    HIGH SCHOOL: His 2009 honors included Super Prep All-American, Super Prep All-Farwest, Orange County Register Fab 15 second team, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West honorable mention, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Riverside Press-Enterprise All-Riverside honorable mention as a senior defensive back and running back at Corona (Calif.) High. He had 68 tackles with 1 sack, 2 deflections, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovery and 1 forced fumble on defense and 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. He played in the post-season Gridiron Kings Game and U.S. Army All-American Bowl, where he was a finalist for the Glenn Davis Award (West player with top athletics/academics/service).

    As a junior in 2008, he made All-State Underclass third team, Riverside Press-Enterprise All-Riverside honorable mention and All-Big VIII League first team. He had 52 tackles, 3 interceptions, 13 deflections, 2 fumble recoveries, 1 forced fumble and 3 touchdowns on defense and had 450 yards on 62 carries (7.4 avg.) with 10 TDs on defense and 16 receptions for 225 yards (14.1 avg.) on offense in 2008.

    He also was 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.

    PERSONAL: He is a sociology major at USC. His brother, Daiveun Curry-Chapman, was a wide receiver at Northern Arizona (2007-10) who played briefly with the NFL's Arizona Cardinals and Arena League's Kansas City Command.

    TACLS/YDSDFLFR
    2010 (Fr.)60/000
    2011 (So.)130.5/300
    2012 (Jr.)... 9 0.5/0 0 0
    CAREER.281/300

    GAME-BY-GAME WITH DEMETRIUS WRIGHT

    2012

    TAC LS/YDS DFL FR
    Hawaii 3 0.5/0 0 0
    Syracuse 2 0/0 0 0
    Colorado 4 0/0 0 0
    2012 (Jr.)... 9 0.5/0 0 0

    2011

    TACLS/YDSDFLFR
    Minnesota50.5/300
    Utah10/000
    Syracuse10/000
    Arizona St.30/000
    Notre Dame20/000
    Stanford10/000
    2011 (So.)130.5/300

    2010

    TACLS/YDSDFLFR
    Wash. St.20/000
    California10/00 0
    Notre Dame20/000
    UCLA10/000
    2010 (Fr.)60/000