Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#5 Shaquille Richardson
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 188
Year: Senior
Hometown: Carson, Calif.
High School: Los Alamitos HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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2012: Played in 13 games and started 11 at cornerback ... Led the team in passes broken up with 14, ranking No. 16 nationally ... Also had 58 total tackles, 37 solo and 21 assisted, to go with one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Had an interception for 24 return yards in the win against Nevada.

2011: Played in and started 10 games with the secondary ... Team-high four interceptions (73 yards) and 47 tackles, plus broke up five other passes and forced a fumble ... Career-high nine tackles at Oklahoma State ... Two interceptions in the Oregon State game, one taken back 28 yards for a score earned him College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Defensive Back of the Week.

2010: Played in 13 games and started three as a true freshman ... Debut start in the game at Washington State and came away with two interceptions, season-high seven tackles and career-best three PBU to earn Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week honors and a national nod as the Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week ... Had five hits at Oregon along with a PBU ... Finished with 29 tackles, seven PBU, forced fumble (UCLA), fumble recovery (UT) and two picks.

High School: Rated as the No. 26 cornerback nationally by ... Ranked as the No. 30 cornerback by ... Rated as the No. 51 player in CA/HI/NV region by SuperPrep ... Rated as the No. 47 player in California by and No. 52 by ... Rated as the No. 71 cornerback nationally by ... Rated as the No. 66 player in the West by ... Member of Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 ... Earned three stars from and ... PrepStar All-Region selection ... As a senior, he made 38 tackles and five interceptions on defense and 31 receptions for 540 yards and five touchdowns on offense.

Personal: Majoring in psychology.

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