Veteran QB Wright commits to Northwestern

  • Pete Thamel, ESPNMay 9, 2024, 09:11 AM ET

Veteran college quarterback Mike Wright, who logged starts at Mississippi State and Vanderbilt, has dedicated to play next year at Northwestern, he informed ESPN.Wright, who enters his final year of eligibility, offers Northwestern a skilled quarterback who brings 14 profession starts, 11 at Vanderbilt and three at MSU. He has actually appeared in 38 games in his career.Wright has thrown 24 touchdown passes, has actually hurried for 10

more and has 2,520 career passing lawns. He likewise has actually represented 1,229 hurrying backyards in his career.He’ll give second-year Northwestern head coach David Braun an appealing option. Braun generated a brand-new offensive coordinator, Zach Lujan, who was the FCS Planner of the Year in 2023 at South Dakota State.”For me, it was about Coach Braun and Coach Lujan,”Wright told ESPN.”Those two guys were

the primary elements. “Wright will complete for Northwestern’s starting job with redshirt sophomore Jack Lausch and sixth-year veteran Ryan Hilinski.Last year’s main starter, transfer Ben Bryant, exhausted his eligibility, and backup Brendan Sullivan announced Wednesday that he has devoted to Iowa.Wright noted that his hosts on his check out were three of Northwestern’s marquee receivers– Calvin Johnson II, Bryce Kirtz and A.J. Henning– and he said they made him thrilled

to get them the ball.He included that Lujan’s system adapts to the skill, which also thrills him.” He’s the kind of offending coordinator that changes around his players,” Wright stated.”Particular offending organizers have their system and it is what it is. He changes his offense to the players ‘ability and strengths.

“Northwestern went 8-5 last year and closed the season with four straight wins, including beating Utah in the Las Vegas Bowl.

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