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Dave Wright Athlete Profile

#78 Dave Wright

Dave Wright
Position: Offensive Tackle Height: 6-3 Weight: 267 Roster Years: 1981-1985 Hometown: Petaluma, CA Last School: Petaluma High School


  • 1985 AP Honorable Mention


Born in Pasco, Wash., ... parents are Ed and Judith ... twin brother, Doug started for Oregon State on the offensive line ... recruited by Utah State, Oregon State, San diego State and Nevada-Reno.

Before BYU

Lettered twice in football and three times in track at Petaluma High ... all-league and All-Redwood Empire two years in a row ... holds the school record in the shot put and competed in the state track meet ... coached by Steve Ellison (San Francisco State).

1983 | Sophomore Year

Played as a backup in a number of games.

1984 | Junior Year

Started at offensive tackle.

1985 | Senior Year

Played in the East-West Shrine Game ... honorable mention All-America, Associated Press ... First Team All-Western Athletic Conference.