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Louis Wright

Louis Donnel Wright

Position: DB
Height: 6-2    Weight: 200 lbs.

Born: January 31, 1953 in Gilmer, TX
High School: Bakersfield
College: Arizona St., San Jose St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Denver Broncos in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 1975 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 87 (255th overall since 1950)
5-time Pro Bowler & 2-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Mar 23, 2015 11:04AM
All-Time Rank: #161. Tommy McDonald… #162. Jerome Bettis… #163. Leo Nomellini… #164. LOUIS WRIGHT… #165. Carl Eller… #166. Jim David… #167. George Connor… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1975 22 DEN LCB 20 11 11 2 9 0 9 0 0 1 1 4 0 5
1976 23 DEN LCB 20 14 14 0 0 1 4 0 8
1977* 24 DEN LCB 20 14 14 3 128 1 59 0 12
1978*+ 25 DEN LCB 20 16 16 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 14
1979*+ 26 DEN LCB 20 16 16 2 20 0 15 0 0 0 1 82 1 17
1980 27 DEN LCB 20 15 15 6
1981 28 DEN LCB 20 8 8 0 0 1 -5 0 4
1982 29 DEN LCB 20 9 9 2 18 0 18 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 7
1983* 30 DEN LCB 20 16 16 6 50 0 34 0 0 1 1 40 0 1.0 11
1984 31 DEN LCB 20 16 15 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 27 1 9
1985* 32 DEN LCB 20 15 15 5 44 0 24 0 10
1986 33 DEN LCB 20 16 16 3 56 0 56 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
Career 166 165 26 360 1 59 0 0 3 11 152 2 2.0 109

Kick & Punt Returns

Games Punt Returns Kick Returns
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
1983* 30 DEN LCB 20 16 16 1 0 0 0 0.0 0
Career 166 165 1 0 0 0 0.0 0

Scoring Summary

Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
1977* 24 DEN LCB 20 14 14 1 1 6
1979*+ 26 DEN LCB 20 16 16 1 1 6
1984 31 DEN LCB 20 16 15 1 1 6
1985* 32 DEN LCB 20 15 15 1 1 6
Career 166 165 2 1 1 4 24

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3 Shawn Springs, Willie Buchanon, Dave Grayson, Dick Felt, Jack Tatum, Nate Clements, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Johnnie Poe, Darrell Green*, Andre Dyson
4 Mark Carrier, Kent McCloughan, Nate Clements, Eric Wright, Darrell Green*, Dave Grayson, Michael Griffin, Steve Atwater, Paul Krause*, Lawyer Milloy
5 Aeneas Williams*, Eric Allen, Dave Grayson, Eric Wright, Charles Woodson, Miller Farr, Everson Walls, Butch Byrd, Terrence McGee, Kerry Rhodes
6 Aeneas Williams*, Frank Minnifield, Darren Sharper, Miller Farr, Bobby Boyd, Cornell Green, Charles Woodson, Dave Grayson, Nate Clements, Paul Krause*
7 Miller Farr, Roger Wehrli*, Darren Sharper, Frank Minnifield, Charles Woodson, Willie Brown*, Ty Law, Hanford Dixon, DeAngelo Hall, Johnathan Joseph
8 Ty Law, Miller Farr, Frank Minnifield, Hanford Dixon, Darren Sharper, Roger Wehrli*, Willie Brown*, Charles Woodson, Johnathan Joseph, Darrell Green*
9 Darrell Green*, Ty Law, Roger Wehrli*, Hanford Dixon, Charles Woodson, Everson Walls, Darren Sharper, Willie Brown*, Cliff Harris, Johnathan Joseph
10 Roger Wehrli*, Darrell Green*, Charles Woodson, Everson Walls, Darren Sharper, Ty Law, Lester Hayes, Cliff Harris, Dave Grayson, Gill Byrd
11 Roger Wehrli*, Eric Allen, Darrell Green*, Charles Tillman, Ty Law, Everson Walls, Gary Fencik, Charles Woodson, Dave Grayson, Darren Sharper
12 Roger Wehrli*, Eric Allen, Darrell Green*, Ty Law, Everson Walls, Charles Tillman, Nate Clements, Cornell Green, Darren Woodson, Antoine Winfield
Career Roger Wehrli*, Donnie Shell, Charles Tillman, Darren Woodson, Gary Fencik, Antoine Winfield, Everson Walls, LeRoy Butler, Rodney Harrison, Steve Atwater

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams