Nahshon Wright is a cornerback with the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. He weighs 86 kilograms and stands 1.93 meters tall. He played football for the James Logan High School squad as a wide receiver and cornerback. He enrolled at Laney College after graduating from high school, where he assisted the squad in winning the 2018 state title.
He was selected All-Conference after making 12 starts, recording 17 tackles, 1.5 of which were for a loss, 4 interceptions, and 3 passes deflected. After transferring to Oregon State, he played collegiate football for the Beavers in 2019. He played in all 12 games with 10 starts as a sophomore, recording 34 tackles and 3 interceptions.
He made 6 starts as a junior in 2020 and finished with 30 tackles, 2 interceptions, 4 passes defensed, and 1 sack. Against the University of California, he had 6 tackles and a pick. Against the University of Oregon, he made 7 tackles, one interception, and one pass defense. After the season, he made a draft declaration for the NFL.
Wright was chosen by the Dallas Cowboys with the 99th overall pick in the third round of the 2021 NFL Draft. In July 2021, he agreed to a $4.8 million, four-year rookie deal with the Cowboys.
Who Are Nahshon Wright’s Parents?
Sadio Simon and Jamal Wright are known to be the parents of professional football player, Nahshon Wright.