West Virginia Native OL Darnell Wright Drafted by Bears in First Round
Darnell Wright gets drafted with the 10th overall pick to represent the state of West Virginia in the first round of the 2023 NFL Draft.
Wright, a Huntington, West Virginia native, is now a member of the Chicago Bears. The Tennessee product is listed at 6-foot-5 and 333 pounds.
With the No. 10 overall pick in the 2023 @NFLDraft, the @ChicagoBears select Darnell Wright!@NewEraCap | #DaBears
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— NFL (@NFL) April 28, 2023
Wright was a class of 2019 consensus five-star recruit out of Huntington High School in West Virginia.
Helping turn the Volunteers program around, Wright closed his college career as an All-SEC first-team selection. He was also named to the 2019 SEC All-Freshman Team.
Life changing moment for @darnell_5232
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— Tennessee Football (@Vol_Football) April 28, 2023
Wright was a class of 2018 played high school football Wright enters the NFL after winning the Orange Bowl with Tennessee.