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#4 David Richards
Position: Receiver
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 213
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Palmdale, Calif.
High School: Palmdale HS
Experience: 3 Letters

2015: Played in all 13 games and made 12 starts at wide receiver … Enjoyed a breakout senior season with 43 catches for 548 yards, while leading the team with six touchdown receptions … Averaged 12.7 yards per catch and 42.2 yards per game with a season-long grab of 50 yards coming a win against Oregon State … Had a career-best eight catches for 120 yards and two touchdowns against Northern Arizona … Caught two passes, including a touchdown, in final career game in which Arizona won the Gildan New Mexico Bowl … Member of a senior class that won 33 games over four seasons, the winningest stretch in program history.

2014: Played in all 14 games as a reserve receiver … Hauled in 23 receptions for 211 yards and one touchdown (vs. Colorado) … Averaged 9.2 yards per catch and 15.1 yards per game … Set game highs for receptions (seven) and yards (61) vs. USC.

2013: Played in nine games with four starts at wide receiver … Totaled 15 receptions for 148 yards and a touchdown at USC … Averaged 9.9 yards per catch with a long reception of 24 yards against Colorado.

2012: Played in 12 games with nine starts at the wide receiver position … Hauled in 29 receptions for 298 yards and three touchdowns … Averaged 10.3 yards per catch and logged a long catch of 28 yards vs. Oregon State … Grabbed a career-high seven catches at Oregon and collected career-high 53 yards in the win against Nevada.

2011: Redshirted his true freshman year.

High School: PrepStar All-West Region as an athlete … All-CIF Western Division defensive back … Antelope Valley Press All-Valley defensive back … Two-way player for the Falcons at safety/corner and receiver … Three picks in his first two games of 2010, nine overall to go with 31 tackles as a senior … Blocked two field goals in 2010 … CLA Sports Top-10 West Coast Athletes … Logged 789 yards receiving and 10 touchdowns as a junior, helping his team to the CIFSS Western Division playoffs … Cal-Hi Sports Preseason All-San Fernando Valley First-Team (multi-purpose) … All-CIF Western Division First-Team honors as a defender his junior year … CLA Sports West Coast Class of 2011 Top Athletes list.

Personal: Majoring in sports and society.

Career Stats              
Year G/GS Rec Yds TD Avg/C Lg Avg/G
2015 13/12 43 548 6 12.7 50 42.2
2014 14/0 23 211 1 9.2 31 15.1
2013 9/4 15 148 1 9.9 24 16.4
2012 12/9 29 298 3 10.3 28 24.8
Total 48/25 110 1,205 11 11.0 50 25.1