Silver and Blue Spring Game set for April 25
Sophomore (2016): Will look for an increased role at running back as a sophomore in 2016 while backing up returning All-Mountain West honoree James Butler … Was listed as Nevada’s second-string running back during an impressive spring camp.
Redshirt Freshman (2015): Played in nine games with limited carries behind a pair of 1,000-yard rushers … Also contribute on special teams … Listed as the team’s No. 3 running back throughout the season … Tallied his first career rush in the season-opener against UC Davis with one carry for two yards … Posted a career-high three carries for six yards against Pac-12 foe Arizona … Also saw playing time against Buffalo, UNLV, New Mexico, Wyoming, Hawai’i, Fresno State and San Jose State … Member of Nevada’s 2015 Arizona Bowl victory team … Letter winner.
Freshman (2014): Did not see action in the regular season.
From Edison High School in Fresno, Calif. ... Played football and also ran track and field ... Was a first-team all-league honoree ... As a junior 2012, was second-team all-league and earned the Coaches Award ... As a senior, rushing for 1,361 yards and 12 touchdowns as the team went 11-2 overall ... As a junior, ran for 1,180 yards and 15 touchdowns.
Born Blake A. Wright on June 6, 1996 ... Son of Bridget Price and William Wright ...Nickname is "Thunder" ... Intends to major in communication studies ... Was also recruited by Houston and Eastern Washington.