(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Sports Writer Jarius Wright has played in all of seven games and has just 22 catches in his young career.
He enters his second season as a 23-year-old former fourth-round draft pick with one start under his belt. On the young and revamped Minnesota Vikings receiver corps, that practically qualifies him as a grizzled veteran and he'...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Rookie receiver Jarius Wright wakes up on Minnesota Vikings' game days wondering if he will finally be in the lineup during the regular season for the first time in his NFL career.
It's been eight weeks and Wright is still waiting for the call, the chance he's been waiting for to play a role for Minnesota after being a fourth-round draft pick by...
After drafting Jarius Wright with the 118th pick, the Minnesota Vikings have now drafted Greg Childs. Both Wright and Childs played at Arkansas, where Tyler Wilson was their quarterback.
It was clear to many people that the Vikings were going to target at least one receiver in the fourth round—and they have done just that. Despite the likes of Marvin Jones, Marvin McNutt...
Arkansas Razorbacks: After Arkansas’ win over Tennessee, both Joe Adams and Jarius Wright controlled the #1 and #2 spots of the Top 10 Plays on Sportscenter. If you could only pick one (yes, I know its hard), which one would you choose and why? Joe Adams’ [...]
Arkansas standouts Jarius Wright, Joe Adams, Dennis Johnson and their teammates big-play Tennessee to death as the No. 8 Razorbacks drill the Volunteers 49-7 Saturday night before a crowd of 72,103 fans in the last home game at Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
We don’t throw around the term “Catch of the Year” often. A play has to be good, REALLY good to even warrant consideration for this exclusive label. Make no mistake about it, however, Arkansas wide receiver Jarius Wright is in the running when it comes to this claim in 2011. Just look at what he [...]
Arkansas receiver Jarius Wright still feels like he has something to prove this week.
The Razorbacks senior, fresh off a school-record 281-yard receiving effort in last week's win over Texas A&M, still feels like some people have doubts about Arkansas after a 38-14 thrashing at the hands of No. 2 Alabama two weeks ago.
Wright and the rest of the No. 10 Razorbacks (4-1,...
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October 07, 2011
Arkansas Razorbacks: The SEC has named Tyler Wilson and Jarius Wright as Co-Offensive Players of the Week in the SEC for the games played the weekend of October 1, 2011. As released by the Southeastern Conference: SEC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (Games of Oct. 1) [...]
Tyler Wilson and Jarius Wright shattered school records for passing and receiving, and Broderick Green ran 3 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 1:41 left as No. 18 Arkansas gave No. 14 Texas A&M a rude preview of what it can expect from the SEC next season in a 42-38 victory Saturday.
The Razorbacks (5-1) trailed by 18 at halftime, and hadn't led before Green squeezed...
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October 01, 2011