Daryl Richardson

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Daryl Richardson
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No. 26     St. Louis Rams
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-04-12) April 12, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Vernon, Texas
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Weight: 196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school: Jacksonville (FL) Sandalwood
College: Abilene Christian
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 7 / Pick: 252
Debuted in 2012 for the St. Louis Rams
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2013
Rushing yards 690
Rushing average 4.1
Rushing TDs 0
Long 53
Stats at NFL.com

Daryl Richardson (born April 12, 1990) is an American football running back for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Rams in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He played college football at Abilene Christian.

College career

Richardson attended Cisco College in 2008, a local Texas community college where he rushed for 526 yards and 7 touchdowns on 95 attempts.

Richardson then transferred to Abilene Christian, which he attended from 2009 to 2011. Appearing in 34 games with 23 starts for the Wildcats, Richardson amassed 2,303 yards on 453 carries with 34 touchdowns.

Richardson during 2013 Rams training Camp.

Professional career

2012 NFL Draft

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
5 ft 10 3/8 in 192 lb 30 5/8 in 9 1/8 in 4.47 s 1.57 s 2.54 s 4.36 s 7.07 s 40 1/2 in 11 ft 3 in 16 reps
All values from Abilene Cristian Pro Day 1

Richardson was selected in the seventh round (252nd pick overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He was picked second to last in the entire draft, the only player to proceed him was Northern Illinois quarterback Chandler Harnish, who was selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the 253rd pick.

St. Louis Rams

On June 6, 2012, Richardson signed a four-year contract with the Rams worth $2.15 million.2 During his rookie campaign, he was the primary backup to then Rams starting running back Steven Jackson over fellow draftee, second-round pick Isaiah Pead. Richardson played in all 16 games, gaining 475 rushing yards on 98 attempts, as well as 24 receptions for 163 yards.3 His best performance came in Week 2 of the regular season against the Washington Redskins when he rushed 15 times for 83 yards and scored a 2-point conversion.

Personal

Richardson is the brother of Baltimore Ravens running back Bernard Scott, and cousin of New York Jets wide receiver Clyde Gates.

References

  1. ^ "Daryl Richardson". ProFootballWeekly.com. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "St. Louis Rams - Player Contract Information". RotoWorld.com. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Daryl Richardson Stats". ESPN.com. Retrieved 27 May 2013. 

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