Eric Wright


Position: Defensive Backs

An All-Conference defensive back at the University of Missouri, Eric Wright turned into a perennial Pro Bowler during his time with the San Francisco 49ers. Wright made a statement having interceptions in both Super Bowl XVI and XIX.

One of the finest corners in the NFL, Eric Wright played with the 49ers for 10 seasons during the team’s dynasty in the 1980's. Wright wears 4 Super Bowl rings and now teaches his lock down trade to the top young corner backs in the NFL, college, prep and in youth football level. Wright continues to work in the San Francisco 49ers organization as an alumni coordinator.

Playing Career

  • College: University of Missouri
  • San Francisco 49ers (1981-90)

Career Highlights

  • Missouri All-Century Team
  • 40th Overall Pick (1981 NFL Draft)
  • 2x Pro Bowl Selection (1984, 1985)
  • 2x All-Pro (1984, 1985)
  • 4x Super Bowl Champion

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