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2004-Wright narrowly missed All-America honors, losing in overtime to Travis Paulson of
Big 12 Championships
2005-Wright finished fourth to miss qualifying for the national tournament. He lost a 9-7 decision to Missouri's Brad Cieleski in the semifinals, but won a 4-3 overtime match over Oklahoma's Charles Jones to advance to the third-place match. Wright lost a 12-4 major decision to Iowa State's Trent Paulson to place fourth.
2004-Seeded fifth, Wright defeated
2005-Wright posted a 24-10 record, including 15-2 in duals, during his senior season. He posted 75 dual points, courtesy of 35 dual takedowns. He had six pins, two technical falls and two major decisions.
2004-Wright wrestled to a 21-11 mark in his first full season of varsity competition. His season was highlighted by a five-match winning streak in January, including back-to-back wins over ranked opponents at the Virginia Duals. Wright defeated No. 12 Brian Stith of
Wright picked up six wins by fall during his junior season, including three within the match's first minute. Wright started the 2003-04 season with a pin of Kainoa Casco of
2003-Wright went 34-5 wrestling in open tournaments for the Huskers. Wright recorded first-place finishes at the Harold Nichols, Nebraska-Kearney, Dana and
Before Nebraska-Wright came to Nebraska after helping Ricks Junior College to a second-place finish at the 2002 NJCAA Championships for Coach Bob Christensen. A four-year letterwinner for Coach Rick Thompson, Wright was a two-time state champion at
Personal-The son of Bill and Kathy Wright, B.J. was born on April 13, 1980. B.J. has five older siblings and three younger ones. B.J. is married to the former Lani Harrington. He is an accounting major.