Darryl Richardson
Darryl  Richardson


Seffner, Fla.

High School:
Armwood High

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 255

Tight End



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Entering 2017 season

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Big, athletic tight end who used to play quarterback ... Has great hands ... Improving his blocking techniques ... Played the most of his career last season and is listed fourth on the depth chart heading into 2017.

Played in the team's first 11 games and 12 overall, starting once ... The start, which came against San José State, was the first of his career ... Had a 21-yard catch, the first of his career, in fourth quarter time against Hawai'i ... Also played vs. New Hampshire, California, at Northern Illinois, at South Alabama, vs. UNLV, at Fresno State, at Nevada, at Wyoming and at Wyoming again in the MW Championship ... Did not play vs. Colorado State and against Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl.

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.

Did not play in his second season at San Diego State.

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.

Receptions: 1 vs. Hawai'i (11/5/16)
Receiving Yards: 21 vs. Hawai'i (11/5/16)
Long Reception: 21 vs. Hawai'i (11/5/16)

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