BEREA, Ohio--Trent Richardson has certainly earned the endorsements of the NFL's greatest backs.
He's been praised by Hall of Famers Jim Brown, Emmitt Smith and now Marshall Faulk. Both Brown and Faulk were on the practice field in Berea watching Richardson Wednesday.
Faulk was in Berea to film sessions for the NFL Network and he took some time with Richardson after practice. Faulk rushed for 12,279 yards with 100 touchdowns and also added 6,875 receiving yards with 36 touchdowns in his career.
Richardson said he first met Faulk at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis and the two have stayed in touch.
"We met at the NFL Combine and stayed in touch since then," Richardson said. "We've been clicking ever since. Every time I see him he gives me love and wisdom."
Richardson said Faulk has given him good advice.
"One thing he always tells me is to be smart with my money," he said. "He always tells me to play behind your pads. That's big coming from him because we as running backs think differ...