Bryan Wright is in his first season as offensive graduate assistant after serving the previous five seasons as a staff intern with the Michigan football program. He joined the Wolverines after spending two seasons as a graduate assistant at West Virginia.
Wright was a running back and kick returner at West Virginia from 2002-05, winning Rookie of the Year and Weight Lifter of the Year in 2002. Wright finished his playing career at Shepherd University in 2006-07, where he helped the Rams go undefeated in winning back-to-back WVIAC championships and qualifying for the Division II playoffs. Wright received all-conference recognition on his way to setting the school rushing record.
Wright earned his bachelor's degree in fitness and exercise science at Shepherd in 2007. Wright earned his master's degree at West Virginia in athletic coaching education while he served as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach/academics in 2007-08.
Wright originally is from Romney, W.Va. He attended Hampshire High School, lettering in football, baseball, basketball and track. Wright and his wife, Jade, reside in Ann Arbor.