Big, athletic tight end who used to play quarterback ... Has great hands ... Improving on his blocking techniques ... Is listed at No. 4 on the depth chart at tight end heading into the fall.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in five games without recording a stat ... Made his collegiate debut vs. San Diego in the opener ... Also played against Utah State, Colorado State, UNLV and Cincinnati in the Hawai`i Bowl.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Did not play in his second season at San Diego State.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2013)
Redshirted his first year at SDSU.
Was recruited heavily as a quarterback ... Threw for 1,133 yards and 13 touchdowns, while completing 68 of his 125 pass attempts (54.4 pct.) as a senior at Armwood High School ... Also ran for 229 yards and four touchdowns and caught five passes for 82 yards and two scores ... Armwood won the 2011 state championship ... Played at Tampa Bay Tech before attending Armwood High ... A four-star recruit as a dual-threat quarterback by ESPN, while receiving a scout grade of 82 ... Got three stars from Rivals.com (quarterback), Scout.com (tight end) and 247Sports (dual-threat quarterback/tight end) ... ESPN rated him as the 18th-best dual-threat quarterback in the nation and 62nd out of all recruits in talent-rich Florida ... Scout ranked him as the 21st-best tight end in the country, while 247Sports had him 40th among all dual-threat quarterbacks ... Also a standout in the outfield on the baseball team at Armwood.
Darryl Jerome Richardson was born Nov. 30, 1994, in Tampa, Fla. ... Son of Darryl Richardson, Sr. and Liza Johnson ... Also received an offer from UCLA as a tight end and offers from Mississippi, Missouri, South Florida, Tennessee and Western Kentucky as a quarterback ... Auburn and Ohio State also showed interest in the recruiting process ... Is majoring in social science.