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Jarius Wright
WR #13
Height:
5-10
Weight:
190
Age:
28
College:
Arkansas
Hometown:
Warren, Ark.
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
18
YDS
198
AVG
11
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 153 2,039 13.3 87 10 8 111 13.9 29 0 1 1
2017 MIN 16 0 18 198 11 30 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 MIN 8 1 11 67 6.1 11 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 MIN 16 3 34 442 13 52 0 1 29 29 29 0 1 1
2014 MIN 16 7 42 588 14 87T 2 5 71 14.2 27 0 -- --
2013 MIN 16 3 26 434 16.7 42 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 MIN 7 1 22 310 14.1 65 2 2 11 5.5 8 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 NO W 29-19 1 21 21 21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @PIT L 9-26 1 9 9 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TB W 34-17 2 9 4.5 7 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 DET L 7-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CHI W 20-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 GB W 23-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 BAL W 24-16 3 54 18 30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @CLE W 33-16 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @WAS W 38-30 1 7 7 7 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 LA W 24-7 1 23 23 23 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @DET W 30-23 2 25 12.5 14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @ATL W 14-9 3 18 6 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @CAR L 24-31 2 13 6.5 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 CIN W 34-7 1 11 11 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @GB W 16-0 1 8 8 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 CHI W 23-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

PRO CAREER
• Played in 79 games with 15 starts through six seasons with Minnesota.
• Has recorded 2,039 receiving yards on 153 receptions with 10 receiving touchdowns…Averaged 13.3 yards per catch.
• Over 40 percent of all receptions and 45 percent of all receiving yards came on third down.
• Made 18 catches for 198 yards and two touchdowns in 2017.
• Made 11 catches for 67 yards and one touchdown in eight games played for Minnesota in 2016.
• Caught 34 passes for 442 yards, including a long of 52, in 2015.
• Set career highs in receptions (42), receiving yards (588) and long reception (87t) in 2014…His 87-yard touchdown was a game-winner in overtime against the Jets (12/7/14), the then-longest game-winning TD in Vikings history.
• Caught 26 passes for 434 yards and a career-best three touchdowns in 2013.
• Played in seven games and made 22 receptions for 310 yards and two touchdowns in rookie season in 2012.

TRANSACTIONS
Selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round (134th overall) of 2012 Draft…Signed contract extension with Minnesota (9/10/15)…Renegotiated contract with Minnesota (9/2/17)…Terminated as a vested veteran with Minnesota (3/17/18)…Signed as a free agent by the Carolina Panthers (3/20/18).

GP/GS
Career (79/15) [4/0]: 2017 (16/0) [2/0]; 2016 (8/1) [0/0]; 2015 (16/3) [1/0]; 2014 (16/7); 2013 (16/3) [0/0]; 2012 (7/1) [1/0].

2017
Saw action in all 16 games, making 18 catches for 198 yards and two touchdowns…Hauled in six receptions for 107 yards in two playoff games…Vs. Baltimore (10/22): Posted season-high 54 yards receiving on three receptions…NFC Divisional Round vs. New Orleans (1/14): Made three catches for 56 yards in Vikings win over Saints.

2016
Appeared in 8 games...Made 11 catches for 67 yards and one touchdown... Vs. Houston (10/9): Saw his first playing time of the season and caught four passes for 32 yards, including two for 1st downs…Vs. Chicago (1/1): Hauled in a season-high five receptions for 24 yards and his lone TD of the year.

2015
Played in all 16 games and the Wild Card Playoff game with three starts during the season...Caught a pass in all but one game... Topped 50 yards receiving in a game four times on the season...Kansas City (10/18): Hauled in season-long 52-yarder…Vs. Detroit (9/20): Posted career-long 29-yard rush...At Arizona (12/10): Had season-best five receptions in Thursday Night Football game.

2014
Played in all 16 games, starting seven...Posted a career-best 588 receiving yards and 71 rushing yards, amassing 659 all-purpose yards and two receiving TDs...Vs. Atlanta (9/28): Set career highs with eight receptions for 132 yards against the Falcons…Vs. New York Jets (12/7): Set a career long with an 87-yard touchdown catch in overtime to win the game…Marked then-longest game-winning touchdown in Vikings history.

2013
Scored career-high three TDs in his second season…Finished with 434 yards on 26 receptions...At Seattle (11/17): Had a career-high two touchdowns on three catches for 69 yards…Vs. Philadelphia (12/15): Hauled in season-best 95 receiving yards...At Cincinnati (12/22): Lone catch was a 36-yard TD from Matt Cassel.

2012
Hauled in two TDs on the season to lead Vikings rookies...Played in final seven regular-season games and the Wild Card Playoff at Green Bay with one start in regular season vs. Chicago (12/9)...Vs. Detroit (11/11): Made first career catch, a 54-yard strike from Christian Ponder…Also scored first career touchdown on a three-yard reception.

COLLEGE
Appeared in 50 games during his Arkansas career, making 44 starts…Missed only one game during his career, in 2011 vs. Troy…Left Arkansas ranked first in program history in receptions (168) and receiving yards (2,934)…Ranked 5th all-time in SEC history in receiving yards…His 24 career receiving TDs ranked second in school history and tied for 15th in SEC history…Wright had nine 100-yard games, which was tied for second in program history…Set single-season records for Arkansas in 2011 with 66 receptions, 1,117 yards and 12 TDs despite missing one game…SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week after torching Texas A&M in 2011 with 13 receptions for 281 yards and two TDs, setting an Arkansas single-game record.

PERSONAL
Studied sociology at Arkansas and was named to the Razorbacks Honor Roll in the fall of 2011 based on his performance in the classroom...Sponsors an AAU basketball team in his hometown...Avid outdoorsman, enjoys fishing, hiking and boating...Father is a retired Arkansas state trooper and Army reservist…Went to Warren High School in Warren, Arkansas.

PRO CAREER
• Played in 79 games with 15 starts through six seasons with Minnesota.
• Has recorded 2,039 receiving yards on 153 receptions with 10 receiving touchdowns…Averaged 13.3 yards per catch.
• Over 40 percent of all receptions and 45 percent of all receiving yards came on third down.
• Made 18 catches for 198 yards and two touchdowns in 2017.
• Made 11 catches for 67 yards and one touchdown in eight games played for Minnesota in 2016.
• Caught 34 passes for 442 yards, including a long of 52, in 2015.
• Set career highs in receptions (42), receiving yards (588) and long reception (87t) in 2014…His 87-yard touchdown was a game-winner in overtime against the Jets (12/7/14), the then-longest game-winning TD in Vikings history.
• Caught 26 passes for 434 yards and a career-best three touchdowns in 2013.
• Played in seven games and made 22 receptions for 310 yards and two touchdowns in rookie season in 2012.

TRANSACTIONS
Selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round (134th overall) of 2012 Draft…Signed contract extension with Minnesota (9/10/15)…Renegotiated contract with Minnesota (9/2/17)…Terminated as a vested veteran with Minnesota (3/17/18)…Signed as a free agent by the Carolina Panthers (3/20/18).

GP/GS
Career (79/15) [4/0]: 2017 (16/0) [2/0]; 2016 (8/1) [0/0]; 2015 (16/3) [1/0]; 2014 (16/7); 2013 (16/3) [0/0]; 2012 (7/1) [1/0].

2017
Saw action in all 16 games, making 18 catches for 198 yards and two touchdowns…Hauled in six receptions for 107 yards in two playoff games…Vs. Baltimore (10/22): Posted season-high 54 yards receiving on three receptions…NFC Divisional Round vs. New Orleans (1/14): Made three catches for 56 yards in Vikings win over Saints.

2016
Appeared in 8 games...Made 11 catches for 67 yards and one touchdown... Vs. Houston (10/9): Saw his first playing time of the season and caught four passes for 32 yards, including two for 1st downs…Vs. Chicago (1/1): Hauled in a season-high five receptions for 24 yards and his lone TD of the year.

2015
Played in all 16 games and the Wild Card Playoff game with three starts during the season...Caught a pass in all but one game... Topped 50 yards receiving in a game four times on the season...Kansas City (10/18): Hauled in season-long 52-yarder…Vs. Detroit (9/20): Posted career-long 29-yard rush...At Arizona (12/10): Had season-best five receptions in Thursday Night Football game.

2014
Played in all 16 games, starting seven...Posted a career-best 588 receiving yards and 71 rushing yards, amassing 659 all-purpose yards and two receiving TDs...Vs. Atlanta (9/28): Set career highs with eight receptions for 132 yards against the Falcons…Vs. New York Jets (12/7): Set a career long with an 87-yard touchdown catch in overtime to win the game…Marked then-longest game-winning touchdown in Vikings history.

2013
Scored career-high three TDs in his second season…Finished with 434 yards on 26 receptions...At Seattle (11/17): Had a career-high two touchdowns on three catches for 69 yards…Vs. Philadelphia (12/15): Hauled in season-best 95 receiving yards...At Cincinnati (12/22): Lone catch was a 36-yard TD from Matt Cassel.

2012
Hauled in two TDs on the season to lead Vikings rookies...Played in final seven regular-season games and the Wild Card Playoff at Green Bay with one start in regular season vs. Chicago (12/9)...Vs. Detroit (11/11): Made first career catch, a 54-yard strike from Christian Ponder…Also scored first career touchdown on a three-yard reception.

COLLEGE
Appeared in 50 games during his Arkansas career, making 44 starts…Missed only one game during his career, in 2011 vs. Troy…Left Arkansas ranked first in program history in receptions (168) and receiving yards (2,934)…Ranked 5th all-time in SEC history in receiving yards…His 24 career receiving TDs ranked second in school history and tied for 15th in SEC history…Wright had nine 100-yard games, which was tied for second in program history…Set single-season records for Arkansas in 2011 with 66 receptions, 1,117 yards and 12 TDs despite missing one game…SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week after torching Texas A&M in 2011 with 13 receptions for 281 yards and two TDs, setting an Arkansas single-game record.

PERSONAL
Studied sociology at Arkansas and was named to the Razorbacks Honor Roll in the fall of 2011 based on his performance in the classroom...Sponsors an AAU basketball team in his hometown...Avid outdoorsman, enjoys fishing, hiking and boating...Father is a retired Arkansas state trooper and Army reservist…Went to Warren High School in Warren, Arkansas.

 

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