Randy Wright
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Personal information
Born: (1961-01-12) January 12, 1961 (age 61)
Austin, TX
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Charles
NFL Draft:1984 / Round: 6 / Pick: 153
Career history
Career NFL statistics
QB Rating:61.4
Player stats at NFL.com

Randall Steven Wright (born January 12, 1961) is a former professional American football quarterback and color commentator who played for the Green Bay Packers from 1984 to 1988 and covered Big Ten football for ESPN for 12 years.[1] In 2016, USA Today named Wright the worst starting quarterback in Packers' history.[2]

High school

Randy Wright attended St. Charles High School in St. Charles, Illinois. He is a member of the St. Charles Saints Hall of Fame.

Randy Wright attended Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Acton Massachusetts as a sophomore (1976-1977). He was the Colonial's starting quarterback.

College career

Wright played college football at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Professional career

Wright occasionally had the starting role in the 1985 season, sharing this duty with Jim Zorn and Lynn Dickey. Wright played the entire 1986 NFL season as the starter, and shared starting quarterback duties with his successor, Don Majkowski, from 1987 to 1988.

Personal life

After his football career ended, Randy Wright founded and still owns the vending machine company Wright Vending with his wife Kelli. He also coaches high school football in Sturgeon Bay, WI, as an offensive coordinator and helps run the Trickey Wright quarterback and wide receiver camp.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "From field to sideline".
  2. ^ Ruiz, Steven (June 6, 2016). "The worst starting quarterback in every NFL team's history". Retrieved 20 January 2022.