Shamawn  Wright

Antioch, Calif.

High School:
Antioch HS '11

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185



2014: Started all 11 games, finishing seventh on the team with 39 total tackles (25 solo)... Tallied a season-high seven tackles at Montana and capped year with five solo tackles against Sacramento State... Finished with four tackles versus Northern Colorado... Led team with 479 kick return yards, 414 of them coming in consecutive games against Ft. Lewis, Colorado State and Eastern Washington... Put an exclamation point on Aggies' win over Ft. Lewis with an 89-yard kickoff return for a touchdown... The return tied the fifth-longest kick return for TD in school history and seventh-longest of any kick return... Ranked 27th in FCS for kick return avg. (24.0)... Had 21-yard interception return against Ft. Lewis, one play before QB London Lacy found WR Corey Galindo for a 12-yard score and 24-3 first-half lead.

2013: Played in all 12 games, picking up two starts... Excelled as both cornerback and kick return specialist... Posted 32 total tackles, including 25 solo... Led the team with nine pass-breakups... Had three PBUs at Northern Colorado, including a fourth-down stop inside the Aggies' red-zone during second quarter... Had another early in the third quarter, forcing a fourth-down punt by the Bears... Picked up interception at Southern Utah... Led Aggies defensive backs with four TFLs (Nevada, Monatna, Cal Poly, Sacramento State)... Tallied season-high six tackles (4 solo) agaisnt North Dakota... Had four solo stops versus Cal Poly... Averaged 25.8 yards on 16 kcikf returns... Had a season-long 59-yard return in second quarter at Nevada.

2012: Came off the bench in all 10 appearances, garnering time as a backup cornerback... Finished the year with 13 tackles (5 solo, 8 assists), including one for a loss of two yards... Tallied two tackles in five different games.

2011: Redshirted.

Posted three interceptions and nine pass breakups as a senior, earning All-Bay Valley Athletic League first-team accolades... Also made San Francisco Chronicle All-Metro squad... Tallied 29 tackles, two pass breakups and a pick in 2009, garnering second-team All-BVAL nods... Captured All-North Coast Section and All-BVAL honors in track & field, posting 200 time of 21.94.

PERSONAL: Born in Oakland, Calif.... Majoring in sociology... Parents are Wilson & Kim Pica... Career highlight was a 3-touchdown game in which he posted 117 receiving and 91 kick return yards.


Year GP UT AT TT TFL Yds Sacks Yds Int Yds PBU FF FR Yds BK
2012 10 5 8 13 1.0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 12 25 7 32 4.0 13 0.0 0 1 0 9 0 0
2014 11 25 14 39 1.0 1 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Career 33 55 29 84 6.0 16 0.0 0 2 0 9 0 0