September 1, 2009

SicEm Draft Board - No. 5 Kendall Wright

With the season drawing near, we are counting down the 20 most important players on the 2009 Baylor football team. Each member of the SicEmSports staff turned in a ballot of their top players in the program, basing their decisions on pure talent and how important their play this year will be to the Baylor program. Opinions differed and some great players were left just outside the cut, but at the end of the day, these were the 20 Bears at the top.

5. Kendall Wright
Position: Inside Receiver
Year: Sophomore
2006 All-District Second-Team at Quarterback and Cornerback
2006 All-State Basketball
2007 All-State Second-Team at Cornerback
2007 All-East Texas - Tyler Morning Telegram, Longview News Journal
2007 All-District Second-Team at Quarterback and Cornerback
2007 East Texas Player of the Year in basketball - Tyler Morning Telegram
2007 Class 3A state long jump champion
2007 Class 3A state triple jump champion
Highest Ranking: 4
Lowest Ranking: 7
2008 Stats: 50 catches, 649 yards, five TDs; 29 rushes, 169 yards, two Tds-0

Bio: If it wasn't for the arrival and subsequent shadow of Robert Griffin last season, Kendall Wright would have a Big 12 Newcomer of the Year title of his own. In 2008, the true freshman led the Bears in receptions, receiving yards, and touchdown receptions, and still managed to produce through the inevitable double coverages thrown his way.

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