De’Rickey Wright has signed with Vanderbilt. Look inside to get the scoop on this exciting addition to the 2020 Commodores class.
De’Rickey Wright Profile
Wright is a 6-foot-4, 215 pound linebacker from Gadsden, Alabama. He is rated 3 stars by Rivals.com and 3 stars by 247sports.com. 14Powers.com has awarded Wright four stars because of his impressive offer list. According to Rivals.com, Wright committed to the Commodores on December 17, 2019.
Wright is considered one of the top 2020 high school football prospects in the Southeast. Other than Vanderbilt, some of Wright‘s most notable offers included Alabama, LSU, Mississippi State, Miami (FL), Tennessee, Kentucky and Ole Miss.
Wright is one of 17 known 2020 football commits for Vanderbilt. For a complete list of all the Vanderbilt‘s commits and signees check out our 14Powers.com’s 2020 Vanderbilt Football Commit List.
De’Rickey Wright Scouting Report
There’s a chance De’Rickey Wright could be the most productive player in the class. Excellent athlete and in coverage. Good reaction times and breaks on the ball and ball carrier quickly. As we see in the play at 04:05 in the video below, Wright possesses uncanny vision that allows him to break up the pass and nearly pull it in for an interception. Great size and length. Will want to put on more bulk and could develop into a powerful strong side defender. As the technique improves with his athleticism and agility, he will cause many issues for opposing offenses.