Wright Thompson

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Birthday
9, 1976
Birthplace
Clarksdale, MS
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
9, 1976 (age 42)
Birthplace
Clarksdale, MS

About

Journalist for both ESPN magazine and ESPN.com. Earlier in his career, he worked as a sports reporter for the Kansas City Star and for the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Before Fame

While attending the University of Missouri, he penned a column for the school's Columbia Missourian newspaper.

Trivia

One of his sports history articles inspired a documentary television program called The Ghosts of Ole Miss.

Family Life

He was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi to Walter and Mary Thompson.

Associated With

He and John Clayton were both senior writers for ESPN.