Tay Glover-Wright

Devonta Montrell "Tay" Glover-Wright (born June 28, 1992) is a Canadian football cornerback. He played college football at Highland, Eastern Arizona and Utah State. He has also been a member of the Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants.

Tay Glover-Wright
Free agent
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1992-06-28) June 28, 1992 (age 27)
Smyrna, Georgia
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High school:Campbell (Smyrna, Georgia)
College:Utah State
Undrafted:2014
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Games played:2
Games started:0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR
Player stats at CFL.ca

Early yearsEdit

Glover-Wright lettered as a sophomore and junior at Campbell High School in Smyrna, Georgia, where he played quarterback, wide receiver and safety.[1][2] He earned all-county honors and helped the team advance to the playoffs twice.[2] He played his senior season of high school football at Pebblebrook High School in Mableton, Georgia in 2009. He then transferred back to Campbell High School for the second semester. He graduated from Campbell High.[1]

College careerEdit

Glover-Wright was a quarterback and wide receiver for the Highland Scotties of Highland Community College in 2010 and the Eastern Arizona Gila Monsters of Eastern Arizona College in 2011.[3][1][4] In 2011, he helped the Gila Monsters finish the year with an 8-4 record and a berth in the Top of the Mountains Bowl.[2] He passed for 158 yards and 2 touchdowns, rushed for 684 yards and 1 touchdown, and caught 20 passes for 461 yards and 4 touchdowns over his two-year junior college career. He also returned 9 kicks for 243 yards and had a 98-yard touchdown return.[2][5]

Glover-Wright then transferred to Utah State University, where he played for the Utah State Aggies from 2012 to 2013 as a cornerback. He played in 13 games, starting 1, in 2012 and recorded 17 tackles.[2][6] He also blocked a punt. He spent time at quarterback in 2012 as well, accumulating season totals of 12 rushes for 66 yards and 1 pass completions for 9 yards.[2]

He played in 14 games, starting ten, his senior year in 2013. He finished the year with totals of 52 tackles and 10 pass breakups. He also had 19 kickoff returns for 429 yards and 8 rushing attempts for 39 yards.[2]

He appeared in 27 games, starting 11, during his time at Utah State and recorded career totals of 69 tackles, 10 pass breakups, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery. He had 105 rushing yards on 20 attempts as well.[6] He graduated from Utah State in the spring of 2014 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 0 in
(1.83 m)
174 lb
(79 kg)
4.36 s 1.50 s 2.58 s 4.37 s 7.28 s 35 in
(0.89 m)
9 ft 11 in
(3.02 m)
9 reps
All values from Utah State Pro Day[7]

Atlanta FalconsEdit

Glover-Wright signed with the Atlanta Falcons in May 2014 after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft.[8][9] He was released by the team on August 24, 2014.[9][10]

Green Bay PackersEdit

Glover-Wright was signed to the Green Bay Packers' practice squad on October 6, 2014.[9] He signed a future contract with the Packers on January 20, 2015.[9][11][12] He was released by the team on September 5, 2015.[9][13]

Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Glover-Wright was signed to the Indianapolis Colts' practice squad on October 5, 2015.[9][14] He was promoted to the active roster on December 17.[9][15] He played in two games for the Colts during the 2015 season.[16]

Glover-Wright was released by the Colts on September 3, 2016, and signed to the practice squad on September 14.[9][17][18] He was released by the Colts on September 19, 2016.[17][9]

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On July 31, 2017, Glover-Wright signed with the Philadelphia Eagles.[19] He was waived on August 26, 2017.[20]

New York GiantsEdit

On August 27, 2017, Glover-Wright was claimed off waivers by the New York Giants.[21] He was waived on September 1, 2017.[22]

Calgary StampedersEdit

On October 17, 2017, Glover-Wright was signed to the Calgary Stampeders' practice roster.[23]

StatisticsEdit

Source: NFL.com

Year Team G GS Tackles Interceptions Fumbles
Total Solo Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF FR
Regular season
2015 IND 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Total 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

Personal lifeEdit

Glover-Wright's uncle, Jeffrey Wright, played football at Georgia Tech from 1990 to 1993.[2] Glover-Wright interned at Intermountain Physical Therapy during his senior year of college.[1]

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "Packers sign WR Kevin Dorsey to active roster, release TE Ryan Taylor". packers.com. October 6, 2014. Archived from the original on September 29, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  4. ^ Dunne, Tyler (October 6, 2014). "Packers cut backup tight end Ryan Taylor, sign WR Kevin Dorsey". archive.jsonline.com. Archived from the original on September 29, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  5. ^ "INDIANAPOLIS COLTS MAKE ROSTER MOVES". blogs.colts.com. October 5, 2015. Archived from the original on September 29, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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  7. ^ "Devonta Glover-Wright". nfldraftscout.com. Archived from the original on September 29, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  8. ^ Hoffman, Doug (May 10, 2014). "USU football: Tay Glover-Wright signs free agent contract with hometown Atlanta Falcons". deseretnews.com. Archived from the original on September 28, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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  11. ^ Hodkiewicz, Weston (January 20, 2015). "Packers sign nine to future contracts". packersnews.com. Archived from the original on September 28, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
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  16. ^ "Tay Glover-Wright". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 28, 2016.
  17. ^ a b "Indianapolis Colts Transactions - 2016". espn.com. Archived from the original on September 29, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  18. ^ "TRANSACTIONS". colts.com. Archived from the original on September 29, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  19. ^ McPherson, Chris (July 31, 2017). "Eagles Sign CB Tay Glover-Wright". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  20. ^ McPherson, Chris (August 26, 2017). "Roster Moves: Eagles Waive Two Receivers And A Cornerback". PhiladelphiaEagles.com.
  21. ^ Eisen, Michael (August 27, 2017). "Giants acquire CB Tay Glover-Wright off waivers". Giants.com.
  22. ^ Eisen, Michael (September 1, 2017). "New York Giants make first round of roster cuts". Giants.com.
  23. ^ "STAMPS ADD TWO TO PRACTICE ROSTER". stampeders.com. October 17, 2017. Archived from the original on October 27, 2017. Retrieved October 27, 2017.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

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