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Wright honored by SEC

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Wright honored by SEC

University of Arkansas redshirt freshman defensive end Tenarius Wright has been honored by the Southeastern Conference as the Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in UA’s 47-19 victory over Texas A&M last Saturday in Arlington, Texas. Against the Aggies, Wright recorded three tackles, including two for a loss of 10 yards. He also caused two fumbles and had one sack for a loss of four yards. Wright’s first forced fumble came at a critical point in the game. Midway through the second quarter, Texas A&M trailed, 14-10, but had the ball on the Arkansas nine-yard line when Wright stripped Aggie quarterback Jerrod Johnson and UA’s Jerry Franklin scooped the ball and ran 85 yards for a touchdown.Wright forced as many fumbles against Texas A&M than did UA’s leader in the department did all of last season.Texas A&M entered the game ranked number one nationally in total offense and was held to more than one hundred yards below its average. In addition, the Aggies came into the contest ranked fourth nationally in scoring offense (45.0) and was limited to just 19 points.



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