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Trent Richardson
Carries Yards TD
283 1679 21
Team: Alabama Crimson TideHeight: 5-11 Born:
Position: RBWeight: 224 Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Class-Eligibility: Jr-Jr


Scouting Report
With his potent blend of speed and power, Richardson seems likely to be the first running back taken and may go in the top five. Richardson chose to leave Alabama following a stellar junior season in which he finished with school records of 1,679 yards and 21 rushing touchdowns, helping to lead the Crimson Tide to their second BCS title in three years. Richardson set another school mark with 2,083 all-purpose yards and tied an SEC record with 24 total TDs. He became the storied program's first recipient of the Doak Walker Award, given to the nation's top running back. He was also named the SEC offensive player of the year, earned unanimous All-American honors and finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting. Richardson's breakout season came after he shared the backfield with Mark Ingram during his first two seasons, totaling 1,451 yards and 18 touchdowns. He also proved to be an excellent receiver and kick returner. Richardson had 68 receptions for 730 yards and seven touchdowns in his career, and he returned 28 kickoffs for 720 yards and one TD, with most of that special teams duty coming as a sophomore. Richardson lost one fumble in his college career. He has been recovering from minor knee surgery which caused him to skip taking part in drills at the combine, but the procedure probably won't hurt his lofty draft stock. Richardson also missed two games with a sprained knee as a sophomore.

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats

Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2009 Ala  14 145 751 5.2 8 16 126 7.9 0
2010 Ala  11 112 700 6.3 6 23 266 11.6 4
2011 Ala  13 283 1679 5.9 21 29 338 11.7 3
Career   38 540 3130 5.8 35 68 730 10.7 7

Career Returning Stats

Year Team G Punt Returns Yds Avg TDs Kick Returns Yds Avg TDs
2009 Ala  14 0 0 - 0 1 20 20.0 0
2010 Ala  11 0 0 - 0 24 634 26.4 1
2011 Ala  13 0 0 - 0 3 66 22.0 0
Career   38 0 0 - 0 28 720 25.7 1

Offensive Logs

  Passing Rushing Receiving
Date Opp Cmp Att Yds Pct TDs Int Long Car Yds Avg TDs Long Rec Yds Avg TDs Long
9/3/2011 KentSt 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 13 37 2.8 3 10 1 16 16.0 0 16
9/10/2011 @ PSU 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 26 111 4.3 2 22 4 19 4.8 0 7
9/17/2011 NorTx 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 11 167 15.2 3 71 1 1 1.0 0 1
9/24/2011 Ark 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 17 126 7.4 0 31 3 85 28.3 1 61
10/1/2011 @ Fla 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 29 181 6.2 2 36 2 27 13.5 0 22
10/8/2011 Vandy 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 19 107 5.6 1 24 2 1 0.5 0 2
10/15/2011 @ Miss 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 17 183 10.8 4 76 2 30 15.0 0 15
10/22/2011 Tenn 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 17 77 4.5 2 16 3 33 11.0 0 22
11/5/2011 LSU 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 23 89 3.9 0 24 5 80 16.0 0 39
11/12/2011 @ MissSt 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 32 127 4.0 1 25 2 26 13.0 0 19
11/19/2011 GaSo 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 32 175 5.5 2 20 1 4 4.0 1 4
11/26/2011 @ Auburn 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 27 203 7.5 0 57 1 5 5.0 1 5
1/9/2012 @ LSU 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 20 96 4.8 1 34 2 11 5.5 0 6