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Tennessee Titans sign Top Draft Pick Kendall Wright to 4-Year Contract

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans reached terms on Tuesday with top draft pick, Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright on a four-year contract.

Wright is expected to be in Nashville tomorrow and will will be available to the media on Thursday.

The 20th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Wright begins his pro career with the expectation of adding speed and explosive plays to the Titans offense, much like he did during his career at Baylor, where he served as the primary target for Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III.

The 5-foot-10, 196-pound Wright was used principally as a slot receiver at Baylor, but his skill set translates to the outside as well.

Possessing sudden burst and strong hands, Wright figures to make an early impact on offense and could factor into the return game as well.

Wright concluded his Baylor career as the most decorated and accomplished receiver in school history. He owns virtually every significant receiving record for the program, totaling 302 receptions for 4,004 yards and 30 touchdowns. He never missed a game in his four years with the Bears and recorded at least one reception in every contest.

As a senior in 2011, Wright set Baylor single-season records in receptions (108), receiving yards (1,663), receiving touchdowns (14), 100-yard games (nine), all-purpose yards (1,772) and consecutive games with a reception (tied own record with 13). He landed on numerous All-American lists and was a Biletnikoff Award semi-finalist.

In addition to tallying 30 receiving touchdowns, Wright scored two rushing touchdowns and passed for a pair of touchdowns during his career at Baylor.


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