FOXBORO, Mass. — School’s finally out for summer for Jordan Richards, and now the former Stanford safety can focus full-time on being a football player for the first time in his life. Richards had to finish his academic career before reporting to the New England Patriots last Friday, per NFL rules, so he’s a month behind his fellow rookies, and he’ll have to catch up by...
FOXBORO, Mass. — Jordan Richards wasn’t even watching the 2015 NFL Draft on TV when the New England Patriots called to select him 64th overall. Richards and his parents were driving from Folsom, Calif., to Reno, Nev., to visit his sister, who couldn’t make it home for the weekend.. The Richards family was following the draft on the radio. It seems obvious the Stanford safety...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) The New England Patriots selected Stanford safety Jordan Richards with the 64th pick in the NFL draft on Friday night. The 5-10, 211-pound defensive back was the last pick of the second round. Richards was a first-team All-Pac 12 safety and a team captain as a senior who started every game for the Cardinal the past three seasons. His broad jump and vertical...
Via AP on Fox
Trust in Bill Belichick, right? The Patriots just drafted strong safety Jordan Richards, but, by most accounts, the second round is way too early for the Stanford Cardinal. Jordan Richards…wow!! That’s a little rich. — Daniel Jeremiah (@MoveTheSticks) May 2, 2015 Patriots take a safety that is “limited athletically” and @MoveTheSticks says came off the board 2 rounds...
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