Jarius Wright
Name: Jarius Wright
Occupation: Football Player
Current Team: Carolina Panthers
Gender: Male
Birth Day: November 25, 1989
Age: 33
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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Jarius Wright

Jarius Wright was born on November 25, 1989 in United States (33 years old). Jarius Wright is a Football Player, zodiac sign: Sagittarius. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed. Jarius Wright plays for the team Carolina Panthers.


In his first career game, on November 11, 2012, against the Detroit Lions, he caught a touchdown pass.

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Before Fame

He played college football at the University of Arkansas, where he was an All-SEC first team selection in 2011.


Jarius Wright plays for the team Carolina Panthers

Net Worth Comparison

Team Carolina Panthers Net Worth / Salary
# Name Age Net Worth Salary Nationality
#1 Jarius Wright 33 N/A N/A United States
#2 Kyle Love 36 N/A N/A South Korea
#3 Graham Gano 35 $6 Million N/A Scotland
#4 Eli Apple 27 N/A N/A United States
#5 DJ Moore 35 N/A N/A United States
#6 Colin Jones 35 N/A N/A United States
#7 Christian McCaffrey 26 $10 Million N/A United States
#8 Chris Hogan 34 $6 Million N/A United States
#9 Russell Okung 35 $14 Million $11.2 Million United States
#10 Teddy Bridgewater 30 $8 Million N/A United States
#11 Kawann Short 33 $3 Million N/A United States
#12 Robby Anderson 29 N/A N/A United States
#13 Tre Boston 30 N/A N/A United States
#14 Shaq Thompson 28 N/A N/A United States
#15 Mike Davis 29 N/A N/A United States
#16 Dan Connor 37 N/A N/A United States
#17 Curtis Samuel 26 N/A $6,453,683 United States

Biography Timeline


Wright attended Warren High School in Warren, Arkansas, where he participated in football, basketball, baseball, and track and was teammates with Greg Childs and Chris Gragg. He was an All-State choice during his junior season when he finished with 51 receptions, 1,086 yards and 15 touchdowns to go with 5 more scores on kick and punt returns. As a senior in 2007, he was named to the All-State team and the All-Arkansas team by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette after racking up 58 receptions for 1,350 yards and 15 touchdowns and returning 3 kicks for touchdowns. He also earned a spot on the Associated Press (AP) Super Team.


In 2009, Wright was named Arkansas’ Outstanding Offensive Player in the Liberty Bowl against East Carolina when he had 4 catches for 90 yards and 1 touchdown.


He hauled in a career long 89-yard score in 2010 versus Mississippi State.


Wright played college football for the University of Arkansas Razorbacks from 2008 to 2011, and was an All-SEC first team selection as a senior in 2011. He appeared in 50 games during his Arkansas career, making 44 starts and missing only one game during his career. He ranks first in the school's record books in receptions (168) and receiving yards (2,934), and also ranks 5th all-time in SEC history in receiving yards. His 24 career receiving touchdowns ranks 2nd in school history and tied for 15th in SEC history. He had 9 100+ yard games, which tied for second in program history.

Wright set single-season records for Arkansas as a senior in 2011 with 66 receptions, 1,117 yards and 12 touchdowns despite missing one game. He was named SEC Co-Offensive Player of the Week after torching Texas A&M with 13 receptions for 281 yards and 2 touchdowns; the 281 yards was 2nd in SEC history and an Arkansas single-game record, and the 13 receptions tied the record for receptions in a game. For his play, he was a first team All-SEC selection. He helped Arkansas to an 11-2 overall record in 2011, win the Cotton Bowl over Kansas State 29-16, and finish ranked #5 in the final polls.


On April 28, 2012, Wright was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft, joining former college and high school teammate Greg Childs in the Vikings 2012 draft class, selected 16 spots later (#134 overall). He was the first of three Vikings picks in the 4th Round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He made his NFL debut against the Detroit Lions on November 11, 2012, catching three passes from quarterback Christian Ponder for 65 yards and a touchdown. He had the 2 longest catches by Vikings during his rookie season in 2012 with 65 and 54-yarders. He helped set a Vikings record when five rookies started a game vs. the Chicago Bears on November 25, joining Matt Kalil, Rhett Ellison, Josh Robinson, and Harrison Smith.

As a rookie in 2012, Wright hauled in two touchdowns on the season to lead Vikings rookies. He played in final seven regular season games and the Wild Card playoff at Green Bay with one start in the regular season against the Chicago Bears. He reeled in the two longest passes on the Vikings season with a 65 yarder against the Green Bay Packers and a 54-yarder against the Detroit Lions. His first NFL reception in his first game was a 54-yard strike from Christian Ponder against the Detroit Lions. He had a career-high seven catches in his second career game, a road game against the Chicago Bears. He scored his first career touchdown on a 3-yarder from Ponder against the Detroit Lions. In the regulars season finale, he hauled in an eight-yard touchdown against the Green Bay Packers.


In 2013, Wright scored a new career-high with 3 touchdowns, including 2 against the eventual Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks top-ranked defense and the first one a 38-yard touchdown burning first team all-pro corner Richard Sherman. He hauled in a career-long 95 receiving yards in an upset win over the playoff-bound Philadelphia Eagles. His lone catch at Cincinnati was a 36-yard touchdown pass from Matt Cassel. He started in the season finale game vs. the Detroit Lions, the final game at the Mall of America Field. He started against the Seattle Seahawks in place of injured Greg Jennings, reeling in a career-best pair of touchdown catches, a 38-yarder from Christian Ponder and a 21-yarder from backup Matt Cassel. He had a season-high 3 catches vs. the Cleveland Browns.


In 2014, Wright had the best season of his career, posting career-highs in starts (7), receptions (42), receiving yards (588) and first downs (25). He also had two touchdown receptions, including one on a screen pass from Teddy Bridgewater that he took 87 yards for a game-winning overtime touchdown on December 7 against the New York Jets. That was the longest reception of his career and the 2nd longest in the NFL that season.


On September 10, 2015, Wright signed a four-year contract extension with the Vikings worth $14.8 million, including $7 million guaranteed. The contract began in 2016, after the end of Wright's rookie deal, and would’ve kept him with the team through 2019. He logged 34 catches for 442 yards in 16 games with 3 starts. He topped 50 yards receiving twice in three weeks after posting 5 catches for 51 yards against the Arizona Cardinals and 3 catches for a season-high 57 yards in the Vikings' blowout win over the New York Giants on December 27. He notched a career-long 29-yard carry on a reverse run at Detroit in week 2. He also recorded a 52-yard catch against the Kansas City Chiefs in week 6, the second straight year he has posted the Vikings season-long reception.


In 2016, Wright played in only eight games, recording a career-low 11 receptions for 67 yards and one touchdown.


In 2017, Wright played in 16 games, recording 18 receptions for 198 yards and two touchdowns.


On March 16, 2018, Wright was released by the Vikings.

On March 20, 2018, Wright signed a two-year contract with the Carolina Panthers, reuniting with former Vikings offensive coordinator, Norv Turner. In the 2018 season, he had 43 receptions for 447 yards and one touchdown. He returned to play in 2019 with 296 yards receiving, and a full 16 game season for Carolina. Wright had consecutive years of appearing in every regular season game for The Panthers.

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