FORMER SHAW BEAR WRIGHT-STARKS JOINS CAROLINA COBRAS

FORMER SHAW BEAR WRIGHT-STARKS JOINS CAROLINA COBRAS

RALEIGH, N.C. – Zedrious Wright-Starks (Atlanta, GA), former offensive lineman of the Shaw University football team has signed a professional contract with the National Arena League's (NAL) Carolina Cobras out of Greensboro, N.C.

Wright-Starks was a four-year letterman for Shaw, coming off a 2018 season where the Bears finished 5-5 overall and 4-3 in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Conference. The 6-foot-2, 345-pound offensive lineman helped the Bears offense that averaged 311.7 yards, including 74.0 on the ground and 237.7 through the air, which ranked fourth in the CIAA.

Wright-Starks joins former Shaw Bears David Jordan and Julius Gregory who both are wide receivers on the Carolina Cobras. Wright-Starks earned a Bachelor of Science in Recreation Management from Shaw University in 2017.

The 2018 NAL defending champions, Carolina Cobras currently stand 9-3 overall with two games left in the regular season. The Cobras have already clinched a first round playoff spot for the upcoming 2019 postseason play. For more information about the Carolina Cobras, please visit http://carcobras.com/home/.

The National Arena League is a professional indoor football league that began play in 2017. It consists of six teams based in the East Coast of the United States. For more information, please visit http://nationalarenaleague.com/.

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