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Sheldon Richardson
Sheldon Richardson

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Gateway Tech HS

Last College:
College of the Sequoias

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 295

Position:
Defensive Lineman

Experience:
1L

Major:
Agriculture


04/25/2013

Sheldon Richardson Goes to Jets With 13th Overall Pick in NFL Draft

Mizzou Has Had Six First-Rounders in Last Five NFL Drafts

12/10/2012

Kendial Lawrence Named Football MVP

Senior Tailback Wins Award at Annual Team Banquet

12/06/2012

Richardson, Baggett Earn SEC Football Honors

Tiger Duo Represents Team on All-SEC Squads

11/30/2012

Sheldon Richardson to Enter 2013 NFL Draft

Junior DT Will Bypass Final Year of Eligibility at Mizzou

11/19/2012

Tigers Get One Last Shot on Saturday

Mizzou heads to College Station for the third straight year

09/15/2012

Missouri vs. Arizona State

Missouri vs. Arizona State - September 15, 2012

11/05/2011

AP Photos: Missouri at Baylor - 11/05/11

AP Photos: Missouri at Baylor - 11/05/11

10/22/2011

No. 6 Oklahoma State vs. Missouri

No. 6 Oklahoma State vs. Missouri - AP Photo Gallery

• 2011 All-Big 12 honorable mention

2012 OUTLOOK

Big-time talent who looks to step into a starting role after providing nice contributions in a reserve role in his first year with the program in 2011 ... Will line up at the defensive tackle spot, after resting up during the spring after getting off-season shoulder surgery to repair an old injury which kept him at less than 100 percent all of last season.

2011 SEASON

Made his much-anticipated debut with the Tigers, and provided much-needed depth in the trenches as he amassed 37 tackles, including 8.0 TFLs and 2 QB sacks in 13 games (including 2 starts) ... Closed the year by making 2 stops and a half-sack against North Carolina in the Independence Bowl ... Recorded a tackle for loss in overtime against Arizona State ... finished WIU game with two assisted tackles, both coming for a loss ... teamed up with Brayden Burnett to record his first sack as a Tiger early in the first quarter ... assisted on three tackles against Oklahoma in Norman ... recorded three tackles at Kansas State while also batting down a pass at the line of scrimmage ... finished the Iowa State game with four tackles, 1.5 of which were for loss ... Made his first career start against Oklahoma State and finished with one tackle for a two yard loss ... finished the Texas A&M game with eight tackles, including an assisted TFL ... was a force in the backfield all game long against Baylor, finishing with five tackles including 1.5 for loss, a half a sack and a quarterback hurry.

JUNIOR COLLEGE / HIGH SCHOOL

One of the most highly-coveted athletes to come out of the state of Missouri in recent years, who returned to his home state after a two-year stop at the College of the Sequoias in Visalia, Calif. ... Was ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 3 junior college prospect in the nation at any postion, even after he was redshirted in 2010 due to a wrist injury ... Was a dominant defensive lineman and tight end at St. Louis' Gateway Tech High School, where he was ranked by Rivals.com as the No. 4 overall player (any position) in the nation, as well as being the No. 1 defensive tackle prospect in the country by several national outlets ... Also checked in as the No. 1 overall player (any position) in the state of Missouri, and originally signed with Mizzou as part of the 2009 signing class, before going the junior college route ...Was named as a 2008 EA Sports First Team All-American after a senior season at Gateway Tech which included 88 tackles and 19 sacks, while adding seven fumble recoveries, five forced fumbles and one interception ... Scored six defensive touchdowns on the year, as well, while adding 27 receptions for 541 yards and eight touchdowns at the tight end position.

PERSONAL

Parents - Michael & Zelda Richardson ... Is interested in studying real estate business at Mizzou, and chose the Tigers over a slew of nationally-prominent programs, just a few of which included USC, Auburn, Arkansas, and Miami, Fla., among many others.

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