Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Shaquille Richardson
Shaquille Richardson


Carson, Calif.

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 182



Last School:
Los Alamitos HS


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Arizona football battled back with a last-minute touchdown and a recovered onside kick to end the season with an 8-5 record.


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A fun, if not random, review of some superlative facts and figures from Arizona's regular season.


Monday Press Conference Transcript

The Wildcats will wrap the regular season and host the Sun Devils of ASU in the Territorial Cup on Fri., Nov. 23. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. MT and the game will air nationally on ESPN.


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Now leading the nation in total rushing yards, sophomore Ka'Deem Carey ran for 204 yards on 26 totes with one touchdown.


2012 Season in Photos

2012 Season in Photos


Arizona vs. Nevada

Arizona vs. Nevada


Arizona takes on UCLA

Arizona football faces against UCLA


Arizona vs. Arizona State (AP - 11/19/11)

Arizona vs. Arizona State (AP - 11/19/11) Photo Gallery


Cats Tripped Up by No. 9 Oklahoma State (AP)

Foles, Buckner and Hill spark Arizona passing game to 398 yards in defeat.

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.

Career Stats
Year G/GS UA-A Total TFL-Yds INT-Yds PBU FF-FR
2010 13/3 26-3 29 1.0-1 2-0 7 1-1
2011 10/10 39-8 47 2.0-3 4-73 5 1-0
2012 13/11 37-21 58 2.0-6 1-24 14 1-1
Total 36/24 102-32 134 5.0-10 7-97 26 3-2