|Date of birth:||July 17, 1942|
|Place of birth:||Louisville, Kentucky|
|AFL Draft:||1964 / Round: 8 / Pick: 59|
(By the New York Jets)
|NFL Draft:||1964 / Round: 5 / Pick: 69|
|Green Bay Packers|
New York Giants
St. Louis Cardinals
|Playing stats at|
Stephen Thomas Wright (born July 17, 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for five different teams. He also played for the Chicago Fire of the World Football League in 1974. He played college football at the University of Alabama. He never started a game for Alabama, but was drafted in the fifth round of the 1964 draft, by the Green Bay Packers. Wright played in 101 games in nine season in the NFL, but never started.
He is the author of I'd Rather be Wright: Memoirs of an Itinerant Tackle (1974, with William Gildea and Kenneth Turan), a fly-on-the wall look at the pro football world of the late 60s and early 70s.
- ↑ Daniel Bennett Schwartz
- ↑ "The Model for a Tribute to Model Players," by SEAN CALLAHAN, The New York Times, February 1, 2013
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