April 24, 2006

Stud S. Fla. DB Wright has major options

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., St. Thomas Aquinas High School S Major Wright is one of the most sought-after recruits in the nation.

And, as such, he's already receiving intensive recruiting interest from numerous programs.

"A whole lot of coaches are texting me (on the cell phone)," the 6-foot-2, 200-pounder with 4.49-second speed said. "It's kicking in. On a given day I'll get 15 or 20 text messages."

For now, he says, "I don't mind."

UM defensive coordinator Randy Shannon is among those with messages popping up on Wright's phone.

"He texts me every day, says `Good morning,' or `It's a great day to be a Cane,' things like that," Wright said. "Sometimes I'll text him back."

With a name like Major Wright, this star defensive back already seems poised for greatness. The name is taken from his father, Major Sr.

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