The high-octane offense of Bobby Petrino could reap benefits on the pro level for the Kansas City Chiefs if the latest mock draft at Draftek is remotely correct with Arkansas Razorbacks receiver Jarius Wright going to the Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Wright would join a formidable wide receiver team that already includes last year's first round choice Jon Baldwin and Steve Breaston. The Chiefs have a major decision to re-sign Dwayne Bowe or not, but if they lose him, then a wide receiver must be selected at some point in the draft. Wright could be that player.
The National Football Post's Wes Bunting writes that Wright is "a coordinated athlete who is sharp as a route runner, tough over the middle and knows how to get open vs. man and zone. Will get re-routed vs. press at times and looks more like an inside player at the next level, but has the skill set to make a roster and carve out a big niche early."
If the Chiefs do re-sign Bowe, then it will be vital for Wright to also excel at special teams to make an impact on the roster.