Wright switches jersey number to honor memory of his sister

Colorado Mesa defensive end Connor Wright switched his jersey number from 99 to 7 for his senior year. Wright made the switch to honor his older sister, Toni, who died nearly six years ago in a car accident.



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Colorado Mesa defensive end Connor Wright switched his jersey number from 99 to 7 for his senior year. Wright made the switch to honor his older sister, Toni, who died nearly six years ago in a car accident.

Defensive ends usually wear a high jersey number, but Colorado Mesa University’s Connor Wright wanted to wear No. 7. It has nothing to do with John Elway. It has to do with his older…




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