24 JR Richardson
JR Richardson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 182

Position:
DB

Experience:
JR-2L


Sophomore (2013): Played in 10 games, starting the Montana State game... Made seven tackles, including five solo, and added two pass breakups... Added two kick returns for 54 yards with a long of 38.

2012: Redshirted... Missed the season with a knee injury.

Freshman (2011): Had 26 kick returns on the season... Averaged 21.3 yards per return for a total of 553 yards... Set a season-long with a 54-yard return at Houston.

Prep: A three-star Rivals.com recruit... Named first-team All-State, All-District and District Defensive MVP in 2010... Also tabbed All-Metro... One of six finalists for the Warrick Dunn Award, given annually to the top prep athlete in Louisiana... A four-time All-District selection... Chosen All-District at three spots - defensive back, kick returner and athlete... Invited to play in two post-season all-star games - the Red Stick Bowl and the Who's The Man Bowl... Tallied 62 tackles, eight TFLs and five interceptions during his senior season... Also ran for 262 yards and four scores on 44 carries... Recorded 43 tackles, one sack, two interceptions and two blocked punts as a junior... One of four MVPs at the New Orleans Combine, running a camp-best 4.35 40... Also ran track... Chose SMU over offers from Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, Cincinnati, Marshall and others.