November 15, 2006

Wright in cast 6 weeks, expects QB battle

Quarterback Kyle Wright said today he will remain in a cast for a broken hand for six weeks.

"Then it's probably another four to five weeks in a splint and then I start rehab," Wright said.

He said he'll be 100 percent for spring practice.

Wright says he played all season with a slight fracture but that it became a bigger fracture against Virginia Tech.

"I did it the third play of the game -- that's when I knew it was the worst it had been," Wright said.

That necessitated the surgery.

"The (surgeon) sat me down, said it was overdue and had to be done," Wright said.

The day he saw the surgeon he had the surgery.

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