For the association football player, see Dwayne Wright (footballer).
Dwayne Wright
No. 32,31,38     
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-06-02) June 2, 1983 (age 38)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Career information
College: Fresno State
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 111
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Buffalo Bills ( 2007 2008)
Career highlights and awards
* All-Central Valley Conference (2002)
  • Honorable mention All-WAC (2003)
  • Second-team All-WAC (2006)
  • Central Valley Espy-Male Athlete of year (2007)
  • Central Valley Espy- College Male Athlete Of Year (2007)
Rushing attempts     29
Rushing yards     94
Rushing touchdowns     0
Receptions     3
Receiving yards     17
Receiving touchdowns     0
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Dwayne Wright (born June 2, 1983) is a Retired gridiron football Running back. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Fresno State.

Wright was a member of the New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers, Hartford Colonials and Toronto Argonauts. Retired as a Pittsburgh Steeler.

Early years

Wright prepped at Morse High School 9th,10th. Transferred to Lincoln High School in San Diego, California.

College career

Wright played college football at West Hills College Coalinga,CA. 2003 Transferred to Fresno State. He chose to forgo his Junior season and declare for the 2007 NFL Draft.

Professional career


Wright was invited to the 2007 NFL Scouting Combine. He visited with the Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles before the draft.

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 1 in 228 lb 4.66 s 1.62 s 2.71 s 4.43 s 7.23 s 34 in 9 ft 7 in 24 rep

Buffalo Bills

Wright was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He was signed to a contract on July 25. He was waived and signed to New York Giants on August 30, 2009.

New York Giants

Wright was signed by the New York Giants on August 30, 2009.

Philadelphia Eagles

After working out for the Philadelphia Eagles on January 13, 2010,[2] Wright was signed to a two-year contract by the Eagles on January 29. He was going to be converted to fullback after playing running back during his entire career.[3] He was waived on August 1.[4]

Pittsburgh Steelers

Wright was claimed off waivers from Philadelphia Eagles by the Pittsburgh Steelers on August 2, 2011.[5]

Hartford Colonials

Wright was signed by the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League on September 9, 2012. He played one 1 game then was released due to contract Issues.

Toronto Argonauts

On October 5, 2012, Wright signed a practice roster agreement with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was released by the Argonauts on June 24, 2012.


Wright has 2 daughters, Naliyah,Zahra and has a son Demarion.[6]


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