Jordan Richardson Athlete Profile

#36 Jordan Richardson

Position: Defensive Line Height: 6-4 Weight: 270 Roster Years: 2006 | 2009-2011 Hometown: Idaho Falls, ID Last School: Bonneville High School

Personal

Parents are Jozet Richardson and the late Lance Richardson ... served an LDS mission to Belo Horizante, Brazil ... speaks Portuguese ... Eagle Scout ... has six siblings ... brothers Brock and Jared also played football for BYU ... majoring in political science... Eagle Scout

Before BYU

Played offensive and defensive lineman in high school ... 4A All-Idaho First-Team on offense and defense ... all-conference on offense and defense as a junior ... ranked the No. 1 heavyweight wrestler in the state ... finished third in the state as a junior ... ranked the No. 1 heavyweight wrestler in the state ... also participates in track ... was second in districts in the shot put ... recruited by Utah, Oregon, Snow College and Idaho State.



2006 | Redshirt Year

Contributed to the scout team

2009 | Freshman Year

Earned letterman honors as a redshirt freshman ... Academic All-MWC ... saw action in four games ... totaled one tackle on the season.

2010 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... played in 10 games ... Academic All-MWC ... started in five straight beginning with the San Diego State game before an injury ended his season ... had 17 tackles and two quarterback hurries ... totaled a career-high nine tackles vs. Air Force

2011 | Junior Year

Earned letterman honors as a junior ... played in eight games in the defensive line rotation ... totaled four tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss ... recorded two tackles, including 0.5 tackle for loss ... had one tackle vs. UCF ... picked up one solo tackle vs. Utah State ... was not able to return and play his senior season due to medical hardship but served in 2012 as a student assistant coach.