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#8 Jordan Richards
Position: Strong Safety
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Folsom, Calif.
High School: Folsom
Major: Public Policy
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As a Senior (2014) • Game-by-Game Statistics
• Team captain
• National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award
     • Stanford's 12th winner, first since 2011
• Pop Warner National College Football Award
• Phil Steele All-America fourth team
• All-America honorable mention
• Capital One Academic All-District

• Pac-12 All-Academic first team
• All-Pac-12 first team
• Phil Steele All-Pac-12 first team
• Campbell Trophy finalist
• Lott IMPACT Trophy semifinalist
• Bednarik Award watch list
• Nagurski Award watch list
• Senior CLASS Award candidate
• midseason All-America
• preseason All-America
• Athlon preseason All-America fourth team
• Phil Steele preseason All-America second team
• Phil Steele midseason All-America second team
• Athlon preseason All-Pac-12 first team
• Sporting News preseason All-Pac-12
• Phil Steele preseason All-Pac-12 first team
• Phil Steele midseason All-Pac-12 first team
• Two tackles vs. UC Davis
• 10 tackles (1.0 tackle for loss), one forced fumble vs. USC
• Six tackles vs. Army
• Three tackles, one forced fumble at Washington
• Seven tackles (1.5 tackles for loss), one interception at Notre Dame
• Seven tackles (five solo) vs. Washington State
• Eight tackles (seven solo) at Arizona State
• Four tackles, one pass breakup vs. Oregon State
• 13 tackles, one pass breakup at Oregon
• Six tackles vs. Utah
• Eight tackles, one interception at Cal
• Three tackles, one interception and one pass breakup at UCLA

As a Junior (2013) • Game-by-Game Statistics
• Capital One Academic All-America second team
• Capital One Academic All-Disctrict

• All-Pac-12 honorable mention
• Pac-12 All-Academic first team
• Phil Steele All-Pac-12 second team
• Jim Thorpe Award watch list
• Preseason All-America fourth team by Phil Steele
• Preseason All-Pac-12 by Phil Steele
• Preseason All-Pac-12 by Athlon Sports
• Preseason All-Pac-12 third team by Lindy’s
• Stanford's Defensive Player of the Game vs. UCLA (Oct. 19)
• Stanford's co-Defensive Player of the Game at Washington State (Sept. 28)
• 14 games played
• 69 tackles (40 solo), 4.0 tackles for loss, three interceptions, three pass breakups
• One tackle for loss among six stops vs. San Jose State
• Four tackles (1.0 for loss) at Army
• Two tackles, one pass breakup against Arizona State
• Three tackles, 30-yard interception return for touchdown against Washington State
• Three tackles, forced fumble and pass breakup vs. Washington
• Eight tackles at Utah
• 10 tackles (five solo), two interceptions for 25 yards, one pass breakup vs. UCLA
• Six tackles (five solo) at Oregon State
• Four tackles (three solo) vs. Oregon
• Five tackles (1.0 for loss) at USC
• Five tackles vs. Cal
• Five tackles (1.0 for loss) vs. Notre Dame
• Two tackles at Arizona State in Pac-12 Championship Game
• Five tackles vs. Michigan State in Rose Bowl

As a Sophomore (2012) • Game-by-Game Statistics
• Midseason All-America second team
• All-Pac-12 honorable mention
• Pac-12 All-Academic first team
• Third on team with 68 tackles
• Team-high 15 passes defended, second with three interceptions
• Seven tackles (four solo), two tackles for loss and 10-yard sack against Wisconsin in Rose Bowl
• Four tackles, one interception and four pass breakups in home win over USC
• Season-high 11 tackles (seven solo) and one tackle for loss against UCLA in Pac-12 title game
• One interception and one tackle for loss at UCLA
• Two pass breakups and five tackles (three solo) vs. Oregon State
• Four solo tackles at Oregon
• Three tackles (two solo) and forced a fumble at Cal
• Four tackles (three solo) and one pass breakup at Notre Dame
• 10 tackles (seven solo) against Arizona
• First career interception vs. Duke off a Henry Anderson deflection
• Recipient of team’s Outstanding Sophomore Award

As a Freshman (2011) • Game-by-Game Statistics
• Appeared in all 13 games with three starts
• 31 tackles and one pass breakup
• Earned starts against USC, Oregon State and Oregon in place of injured Delano Howell
• Season-high nine tackles against Washington
• Eight tackles in first career start at USC

The Richards File
• Graduated from Folsom (Calif.) and played for head coach Kris Richardson
• Earned three varsity letters
• Nation’s 75th-best prep receiver by Scout, 60th-best athlete by Rivals
• 56 rushes for 563 yards and six touchdowns as a senior
• 69 catches for 1,068 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior
• 61 tackles and two interceptions as a senior
• 492 rushing yards and nine touchdowns on 78 carries as a junior
• All-Northern California first team offense
• Sacramento all-Metro first team defense
• Delta River League All-Purpose MVP and first team all-league defense
• Helped team to CIF Division II state, Sac-Joaquin Section and Delta River League titles
• Lettered in basketball
• Born in Sacramento, Calif.
• Full name is Jordan Hugh Richards
• Son of Terrence and Sharon Richards
• Father played football at Tufts (1975-79)
• One sister, Ashley
• Majoring in public policy