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0 Days to Purdue Football: Milton Wright


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Football is back, and the final player on our month’s long countdown is the number 0.

Milton Wright - Jr.

Louisville, KY (Chrisitian Academy Louisville)

6’3”, 195 pounds

Wide Receiver

2021 Projection: Starter

Stop me if you have heard this, but Purdue has a 4-star receiver here! Wright came in as a 4-star and from a team that went 15-0 and won Kentucky’s 2A state championship in 2019. He appeared as a reserve (with five starts) for Purdue in 2019 in 11 games, catching 18 passes for 288 yards and a touchdown. Last year he was the No. 2 target early in the season and was a solid possession receiver, starting all six games. He had 24 receptions for 305 yards and two more scores. Against Illinois he had his first 100 yard game (with a touchdown).

Wright is a very solid outside receiver to pair with David Bell, and will benefit greatly from all he attention Bell gets. He’ll be a key part of the offense for sure.