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Major Wright
S #31
Height:
5-11
Weight:
204
Age:
26
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
47
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 300 225 75 0.0 0 19 9 151 -- 45 3 3 2
2014 TB 11 7 47 33 14 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 CHI 15 15 100 78 22 0.0 0 3 2 46 23 38 1 2 --
2012 CHI 16 16 71 52 19 0.0 0 8 4 45 11.3 45 1 1 2
2011 CHI 12 11 58 42 16 0.0 0 7 3 60 20 36 1 0 --
2010 CHI 11 0 24 20 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 CAR L 14-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 STL L 17-19 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @ATL L 14-56 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @PIT W 27-24 9 6 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @NO L 31-37 4 4 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 BAL L 17-48 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 MIN L 13-19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @CLE L 17-22 13 7 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 ATL L 17-27 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @WAS W 27-7 9 6 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @CHI L 13-21 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on April 7, 2014, as an unrestricted free agent from Chicago.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL

  • Originally entered the league as a third-round pick, (75th overall) of the Chicago Bears in the 2010 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Has started 42-of-54 career games, recording 253 tackles, 18 passes defensed, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and nine interceptions, with three returned for touchdowns.
  • Tallied a career high with 100 tackles in 2013.
  • Started all 16 games for the first time in his career in 2012.
  • Registered a career-high four interceptions in 2012.
  • Has one career multi-interception game, vs. Dallas (10/1/12).
  • Started in 11-of-12 games in 2011.
  • Notched three consecutive games with an interception: in Week 9 at Philadelphia (11/07/11), Week 10 against Detroit (11/13/11) and Week 11 against San Diego (11/20/11).
  • Returned first interception for a touchdown against Detroit (11/13/11).
  • Recorded first career interception at Philadelphia (11/7/11).
  • Made first career start against Atlanta (9/11/11) tallying four tackles.
  • Played in two postseason games in 2010, totaling eight tackles and one pass defensed.
  • Made NFL debut vs. Detroit (9/12/10).

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Started in all 15 games he played for Chicago, recording 100 tackles, three passes defensed and two interceptions, with one returned for a touchdown.
  • Set a career high with 100 tackles.
  • Recorded second career double-digit tackle game in Week 2 vs. Minnesota (9/15), with 10 tackles.
  • Forced a fumble in consecutive games in Week 2 vs. Minnesota (9/15) and Week 3 at Pittsburgh (9/22).
  • Recorded an interception in back-to-back games in Week 3 at Pittsburgh (9/22) and Week 4 at Detroit (9/29).
  • Returned interception in Week 3 at Pittsburgh (9/22) for a 38-yard touchdown. Also recorded seven tackles and forced a fumble.
  • Set a single game career high with 11 tackles against the New York Giants (10/10).

 

College/PERSONAL

  • Started 33-of-41 games at Florida (2007-09), totaling 165 tackles, 10 pass breakups, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and eight interceptions, with one returned for a touchdown.
  • Helped Florida win the 2008 BCS National Championship collecting nine tackles and one interception in a win against Oklahoma.
  • Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida).
  • Started for the East in the U.S. Army All-American Game and was nominated for the National U.S. Army Player of the Year Award.
  • Started three-years at safety at St. Thomas Aquinas, helping lead the team to the 2006 state title game.
  • First-team all-county and all-state selection during his junior and senior seasons.
  • Born Major Wright on July 1, 1988 in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on April 7, 2014, as an unrestricted free agent from Chicago.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL

  • Originally entered the league as a third-round pick, (75th overall) of the Chicago Bears in the 2010 NFL Draft.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Has started 42-of-54 career games, recording 253 tackles, 18 passes defensed, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and nine interceptions, with three returned for touchdowns.
  • Tallied a career high with 100 tackles in 2013.
  • Started all 16 games for the first time in his career in 2012.
  • Registered a career-high four interceptions in 2012.
  • Has one career multi-interception game, vs. Dallas (10/1/12).
  • Started in 11-of-12 games in 2011.
  • Notched three consecutive games with an interception: in Week 9 at Philadelphia (11/07/11), Week 10 against Detroit (11/13/11) and Week 11 against San Diego (11/20/11).
  • Returned first interception for a touchdown against Detroit (11/13/11).
  • Recorded first career interception at Philadelphia (11/7/11).
  • Made first career start against Atlanta (9/11/11) tallying four tackles.
  • Played in two postseason games in 2010, totaling eight tackles and one pass defensed.
  • Made NFL debut vs. Detroit (9/12/10).

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

  • Started in all 15 games he played for Chicago, recording 100 tackles, three passes defensed and two interceptions, with one returned for a touchdown.
  • Set a career high with 100 tackles.
  • Recorded second career double-digit tackle game in Week 2 vs. Minnesota (9/15), with 10 tackles.
  • Forced a fumble in consecutive games in Week 2 vs. Minnesota (9/15) and Week 3 at Pittsburgh (9/22).
  • Recorded an interception in back-to-back games in Week 3 at Pittsburgh (9/22) and Week 4 at Detroit (9/29).
  • Returned interception in Week 3 at Pittsburgh (9/22) for a 38-yard touchdown. Also recorded seven tackles and forced a fumble.
  • Set a single game career high with 11 tackles against the New York Giants (10/10).

 

College/PERSONAL

  • Started 33-of-41 games at Florida (2007-09), totaling 165 tackles, 10 pass breakups, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and eight interceptions, with one returned for a touchdown.
  • Helped Florida win the 2008 BCS National Championship collecting nine tackles and one interception in a win against Oklahoma.
  • Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida).
  • Started for the East in the U.S. Army All-American Game and was nominated for the National U.S. Army Player of the Year Award.
  • Started three-years at safety at St. Thomas Aquinas, helping lead the team to the 2006 state title game.
  • First-team all-county and all-state selection during his junior and senior seasons.
  • Born Major Wright on July 1, 1988 in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida.
 

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