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  Jordan Richards
Jordan Richards
Player Profile

Folsom, CA

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 208



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Pac-12 Championship: Stanford vs. UCLA


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Stanford 57, SJSU 3 - Sept. 3, 2011

Stanford 57, SJSU 3

2012 (SOPHOMORE):Most versatile and talented Cardinal safety was a standout in run support, pass defense and tackling...ranked third on the team in total tackles (68)...led Stanford with 15 passes defended including the team's second-leading three interceptions...had seven tackles (four solo) including 2.0 tackles for a loss and a 10-yard sack against Wisconsin in a Rose Bowl victory...recorded four tackles, an interception and four pass breakups in the home win over No. 2 USC to anchor a defensive secondary that held Trojans QB Matt Barkley without a passing touchdown...led Cardinal with career-high 11 tackles (seven solo) and one TFL against UCLA in the Pac-12 Football Championship Game...six days earlier at UCLA he had an interception and one TFL...made two pass breakups and three solo stops among five tackles vs. Oregon State...had four solo stops at No. 1 Oregon...posted three total tackles (two solo) and forced a fumble that the offense converted one play later for a score at Cal in the Big Game...made four total tackles (three solo) and one pass breakup at Notre Dame...was second among Cardinal defenders vs. Arizona with 10 total tackles (seven solo), including 0.5 TFL...recorded first career interceptions vs. Duke off a Henry Anderson deflection...earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention and Pac-12 All-Academic first team honors...recipient of the team's Outstanding Sophomore Award.

2011 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in all 13 games and made three starts in the secondary...finished with 31 total tackles and one pass breakup...earned starts against USC, Oregon State and Oregon in place of the injured Delano Howell...had a season-high nine tackles against Washington...earned his first career start at USC and responded with eight tackles.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:Graduated from Folsom (Calif.) High School...played for head coach Kris Richardson...earned three varsity letters...rated as 75th top prep receiver in the nation by as the 60th-best athlete by 56 times for 563 yards and six touchdowns as a senior...caught 69 passes for 1,068 yards and 11 touchdowns, as well...credited with 61 tackles and two interceptions as a defensive back...rushed for 492 yards and nine touchdowns on 78 carries as a All-Northern California first team offense selection as a senior...Sacramento all-Metro first team defensive selection...earned Delta River League All-Purpose most valuable player honors as a senior...also was an all-league first team selection on defense...helped Folsom to the CIF Division II state bowl championship as a senior after it captured the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II and Delta River League titles...also lettered in basketball...parents are Terrence and Sharon Richards...has one sister, Ashley...father was a four year letterwinner at Tufts University from 1975-79...born in Sacramento, Calif....full name is Jordan Hugh Richards.


Career Highs
Tackles: 9 vs. Washington, 2011
Tackles for Loss: None
Sacks: None
Interceptions: None