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Timothy Wright
TE #81
Height:
6-4
Weight:
220
Age:
25
College:
Rutgers
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

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YDS
0
AVG
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TDS
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 80 830 10.4 36 11 2 0 -- 2 0 0 0
2014 NE 16 2 26 259 10 30 6 1 -2 -2 -2 0 -- --
2013 TB 16 8 54 571 10.6 36 5 1 2 2 2 0 -- --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from the New England Patriots on June 12, 2015.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on April 29, 2014.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 32 career regular season games, with 10 starts, catching 80 passes for 830 yards and 11 touchdowns.
  • Played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2013, before being traded to the New England Patriots in 2014.
  • Was a member of the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots.
  • Has one career multi-touchdown game, against Detroit (11/23/14).
  • Recorded first career touchdown reception against Carolina (10/24/13).
  • Started first career game against Philadelphia (10/13/13), registering a career-high 91 receiving yards.
  • Caught first career pass at New England (9/29/13).
  • Made his NFL debut at the New York Jets (9/8/13).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in all 16 regular season games, with two starts, catching 26 passes for 259 yards and six touchdowns.
  • Saw game action in all three postseason contests, but did not record any statistics.
  • Was a member of the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots.
  • His six touchdown receptions ranked as the third-highest total on the team.
  • Caught five passes for a season-high 85 yards against Cincinnati (10/5/), including his first touchdown reception of the year.
  • Grabbed his second touchdown reception of the season at Buffalo (10/12).
  • Nabbed a season-high seven passes for 61 yards against Chicago (10/26/14), as well as his third touchdown reception of the year.
  • Recorded his fourth touchdown grab of the year at Indianapolis (11/16/14).
  • Posted his first career multi-touchdown game against Detroit, finishing the day with five catches for 36 yards and two touchdowns.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 25 games with five starts at Rutgers (2009-12), catching 50 passes for 596 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Recorded 39 catches for 449 yards and two touchdowns as a senior (2012).
  • As a junior (2011), caught 11 passes for 147 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Member of the Big East All-Academic Football Team in 2011.
  • Named to Rivals.com All-Spring Team as a junior.
  • Received the Mark Mills Second Effort Award, handed out to the Most Improved Offensive Player in spring drills in 2010.
  • Made first career start at Syracuse (11/21/09).
  • Made his collegiate debut against Cincinnati (9/7/09).
  • Majored in criminal justice.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Wall High School (Wall Township, New Jersey).
  • Named first-team All-Shore by the Star-Ledger and second-team All-Shore by the Asbury Park Press as a senior.
  • Ranked No. 11 in New Jersey by Rivals.com and No. 10 in the state by Scout.com.
  • He and his wife, Jodi-Ann, have one son, Major.
  • Born Timothy Wright on April 7, 1990 in Wall Township, New Jersey.

COMMUNITY:

  • In February 2014 presented students at Pizzo Elementary with $2,000-worth of PE equipment for winning the Buccaneers PLAY 60 Challenge.
  • In November 2013, helped distribute donated food to the holiday tent at Metropolitan Ministries, and greeted families while assisting with their holiday shopping. 
  • Paired up with United Way volunteers and students to install a “Learning Garden” at Edison Elementary in October 2013.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from the New England Patriots on June 12, 2015.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on April 29, 2014.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has played in 32 career regular season games, with 10 starts, catching 80 passes for 830 yards and 11 touchdowns.
  • Played with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2013, before being traded to the New England Patriots in 2014.
  • Was a member of the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots.
  • Has one career multi-touchdown game, against Detroit (11/23/14).
  • Recorded first career touchdown reception against Carolina (10/24/13).
  • Started first career game against Philadelphia (10/13/13), registering a career-high 91 receiving yards.
  • Caught first career pass at New England (9/29/13).
  • Made his NFL debut at the New York Jets (9/8/13).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in all 16 regular season games, with two starts, catching 26 passes for 259 yards and six touchdowns.
  • Saw game action in all three postseason contests, but did not record any statistics.
  • Was a member of the Super Bowl XLIX champion New England Patriots.
  • His six touchdown receptions ranked as the third-highest total on the team.
  • Caught five passes for a season-high 85 yards against Cincinnati (10/5/), including his first touchdown reception of the year.
  • Grabbed his second touchdown reception of the season at Buffalo (10/12).
  • Nabbed a season-high seven passes for 61 yards against Chicago (10/26/14), as well as his third touchdown reception of the year.
  • Recorded his fourth touchdown grab of the year at Indianapolis (11/16/14).
  • Posted his first career multi-touchdown game against Detroit, finishing the day with five catches for 36 yards and two touchdowns.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 25 games with five starts at Rutgers (2009-12), catching 50 passes for 596 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Recorded 39 catches for 449 yards and two touchdowns as a senior (2012).
  • As a junior (2011), caught 11 passes for 147 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Member of the Big East All-Academic Football Team in 2011.
  • Named to Rivals.com All-Spring Team as a junior.
  • Received the Mark Mills Second Effort Award, handed out to the Most Improved Offensive Player in spring drills in 2010.
  • Made first career start at Syracuse (11/21/09).
  • Made his collegiate debut against Cincinnati (9/7/09).
  • Majored in criminal justice.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Wall High School (Wall Township, New Jersey).
  • Named first-team All-Shore by the Star-Ledger and second-team All-Shore by the Asbury Park Press as a senior.
  • Ranked No. 11 in New Jersey by Rivals.com and No. 10 in the state by Scout.com.
  • He and his wife, Jodi-Ann, have one son, Major.
  • Born Timothy Wright on April 7, 1990 in Wall Township, New Jersey.

COMMUNITY:

  • In February 2014 presented students at Pizzo Elementary with $2,000-worth of PE equipment for winning the Buccaneers PLAY 60 Challenge.
  • In November 2013, helped distribute donated food to the holiday tent at Metropolitan Ministries, and greeted families while assisting with their holiday shopping. 
  • Paired up with United Way volunteers and students to install a “Learning Garden” at Edison Elementary in October 2013.
 

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