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#74
Antonio Richardson
Team: Tennessee VolunteersHeight: 6-6 Born:
Position: OLWeight: 332 Hometown: Nashville, TN
Class-Eligibility: Jr-Jr


Scouting Report
While Richardson - who opted to enter the draft after his junior year - has been given the nickname 'Tiny', this former Tennessee standout is anything but. Richardson brings tremendous overall size and remarkable strength to the table, and he figures to be one of the first offensive linemen off the board. While the Volunteers went just 5-7 in 2013, Richardson proved to be a rare bright spot, helping them rack up 2,261 rushing yards for their highest total since 2004. Richardson impressed at the NFL combine, where he tied for second among his peers with 36 bench press reps. His time of 5.30 seconds in the 40-yard dash was tied for 24th at his position, though. While Richardson's athleticism is second to none, he'll need to improve upon his technique - most notably using his hands better and staying low in his stance - if he wants to shine at the next level. Richardson should have a good idea of what to expect on Sundays after going up against some of the country's best defenses in the SEC on a weekly basis. He moves extremely well for someone of his stature and shows good awareness. Richardson, who doesn't come with any baggage or injury concerns, projects as a late first- or second-round pick.