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James Wright
WR #86
Height:
6-1
Weight:
201
Age:
22
College:
Louisiana State
Hometown:
Buras, La.
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
2
YDS
32
AVG
16
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 2 32 16 24 0 2 24 12 13 0 0 0
2014 CIN 9 0 2 32 16 24 0 2 24 12 13 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @BAL W 23-16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 ATL W 24-10 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TEN W 33-7 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @NE L 17-43 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CAR L 37-37 1 24 24 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @IND L 0-27 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 BAL W 27-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 JAC W 33-23 -- -- -- -- -- 1 11 11 11 0 -- --
10 CLE L 3-24 0 0 -- -- 0 1 13 13 13 0 -- --
11 @NO W 27-10 1 8 8 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

      A 2014 seventh-round pick, Wright earned spot on Bengals season-opening roster after strong play in training camp and preseason ... Had first career reception on Oct. 12 vs. Carolina, a 24-yard catch late in overtime to put Bengals in FG range ... Played in 50 college games and earned four letters for an elite program that posted an overall 44-9 record ... Special teams captain as a senior.

      A 2014 seventh-round pick, Wright earned spot on Bengals season-opening roster after strong play in training camp and preseason ... Had first career reception on Oct. 12 vs. Carolina, a 24-yard catch late in overtime to put Bengals in FG range ... Played in 50 college games and earned four letters for an elite program that posted an overall 44-9 record ... Special teams captain as a senior.

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in seventh round of 2014 NFL Draft (239th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-21-14.

     2014 highlights: Inactive for Game 1 (concussion) … Played in Games 2-7 and has one catch for 24 yards and three special teams tackles ... Made NFL debut Sept. 14 vs. Atlanta, with one special teams tackle … Had first career reception in overtime on Oct. 12 vs. Carolina, a 24-yard catch putting the Bengals in FG range ... Had one special teams tackle on Oct. 26 vs. Baltimore ... Played in first three preseason games, and his two catches for 20 yards included nine-yard TD in pro preseason debut Aug. 7 at Kansas City ... One special teams tackle on Oct. 19 at Indianapolis.

    College highlights: Played four seasons (2010-13) at LSU, seeing action in 11 or more games each season ... Totaled 25 receptions for 304 yards (12.2). 2013—Played in every game for 10-3 team and won team’s “Wild Tiger” trophy for accumulating team’s highest total of special teams “production points,” including 12 special teams tackles ... Two special teams fumble recoveries, including a crucial takeaway in victory over TCU ... No receptions, but cited by coaches for outstanding blocking performance on offense. 2012—Played in all 13 games, with four starts, for 10-3 team ... Had 18 receptions for 242 yards ... Posted career-bests in receptions (five) and receiving yards (75) in win over Washington ... Career-long 48-yard reception, on diving catch vs. Mississippi. 2011—Played in all 14 games for 13-1 team that was unbeaten before falling to Alabama in national title game ... His two starts came in regular-season win over Alabama, and in the title game loss to Crimson Tide ... Came on strong in spring practice and entered season with a “Most Improved” award ... Totaled two receptions for 20 yards. 2010—Played in 12 games for an 11-2 team as a freshman, with two receptions for 21 yards.

    High school: Attended Belle Chasse High School, in Greater New Orleans, where he earned Class 4A all-state honors as a senior in 2009 ... As a junior, had 18 TD catches for a state championship winner ... Averaged 18 yards per catch over his last two seasons ... Finished career with 39 TD catches.

    Personal: Hometown is Buras, La. ... Business administration major at LSU, with concentration in management.

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