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Prospect Primer: Darnell Wright, OL, Tennessee

Started at both RT and LT the last two seasons

Darnell Wright, OL, Tennessee has consulted more than two dozen mock drafts from reputable national outlets and compiled a list of players most frequently mocked as draft selections in the middle portion of the first round (picks 10-20) who could fit Green Bay's potential roster needs.

Between now and draft day, when the Packers own the No. 15 overall selection in the first round, those players will be profiled with thumbnail sketches and videos known as "Prospect Primers."

Today's player is …

Darnell Wright, OL, Tennessee

Height/Weight: 6-5, 333

Key stats: Played in 47 career collegiate games with 42 starts at three different positions – 27 at right tackle, two at right guard, 13 at left tackle.

College honors: Named unanimous first-team All-SEC in 2022 to conclude a four-year career that began with Freshman All-SEC recognition in 2019.

Background/other info: Moved around the offensive line in his career, starting five games at RT and two at RG as a freshman, then starting nine games at RT as a sophomore, 13 games at left tackle as a junior, and then back to right tackle for 13 starts last year. Proved to be a dominant force, particularly as a pass blocker, with Pro Football Focus giving him a 99.1 efficiency grade and crediting him with no sacks allowed in 895 total snaps in 2022. Going back to his junior year at LT, finished his career with a streak of 19 consecutive games without allowing a sack, according to PFF. Has a massive physical presence with plenty of quickness and explosion, clocking a 5.01-second 40-yard dash and 9-6 broad jump at the combine. Was considered a second-round prospect had he decided to enter the draft last year, and likely improved to first-round status with his impressive senior season. Was one of the nation's top recuits coming out of Huntington H.S. in West Virginia and went on to play more than 2,700 collegiate snaps.


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