Vols 2019 NSD Signee: 5-star OT Darnell Wright

OT Darnell Wright / Credit: UT Athletics

Darnell Wright
OT Huntington, WV (Huntington)
6’6″ 320
Stars: 5 by 247Sports / 5 by ESPN / 5 by Rivals

Josh Ward’s Analysis: Wright helps Tennessee’s offensive line class become one of the best in the nation. Like early enrollee Wanya Morris, Wright will have a chance to start right away for Tennessee. This is a major get for the Vols.

Highlights of Darnell Wright from hudl…

Need To Know

  • Starred at Huntington High School in Huntington, W. Va.
  • Played in the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game.
  • No. 7 on USA Today’s Chosen 25 high school player rankings for the class of 2019.
  • 2019 First-Team American Family Insurance All-USA.
  • 2018 MaxPreps Preseason All-America second team selection.
  • Three-time Class AAA All-State selection by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association.
  • 2018 First-Team USA Today All-USA West Virginia Team.
  • WVSWA Class AAA All-State first-team selection in 2017 and 2018.
  • WVSWA Class AAA All-State second-team selection in 2016.
  • Helped lead Huntington High School to a 12-1 record and the semifinal round of the Class AAA state playoffs as a junior in 2017.

ESPN:
Natl Rank: No. 5
Position Rank: No. 3 OT
State Rank: No. 1 in WV

247 Sports:
Natl Rank: No. 25
Position Rank: No. 3 OT
State Rank: No. 1 in WV

Rivals:
Natl Rank: No. 16
Position Rank: No. 2 OT
State Rank: No. 1 in WV

-Some info via UT Athletics

 

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