ECU football adds Wright as defensive line coach

Rodrique Wright ( photo)

GREENVILLE, Pitt County - East Carolina University football coach Scottie Montgomery announced the hiring of Rodrique Wright as its new defensive line coach.

Wright comes to the Pirates from Sam Houston State, where he served four years, coaching the defensive line the past two seasons. The Bearkats were 46-12 while Wright was an assistant, 31-4 in the Southland Conference.

"We look forward to having Rodrique's energy and level of engagement on our staff and the positive impact he will have on that particular position group and in recruiting," Montgomery said in a press release. "He's been surrounded by some of the legendary minds in our business and has been able to convey those invaluable experiences in effective and productive ways."

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