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Jared Richardson Athlete Profile

#53 Jared Richardson

Jared Richardson
Position: Linebacker Height: 5-11 Weight: 226 Roster Years: 2009 Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID Last School: Bonneville High School


  • Parents are Jozet Richardson and the late Lance Richardson
  • Has six siblings 
  • Brother, Jordan, was a defensive lineman for the Cougars 
  • Brother, Brock, was a member of BYU's defensive line before graduating in 2008 
  • Majoring in psychology

Before BYU

  • Played at Bonneville HS under Mitch Buck 
  • 2008 first-team High Country Conference Academic Team 
  • 2008-09 Bee Award recipient (Athlete of the Year) 
  • 2008 High Country Conference Defensive Player of the Year 
  • Involved in student council 
  • 2009 Idaho State Wrestling Champion in 285 weight class

2009 | Medical Redshirt Year

  • Suffered a season-ending injury