Kansas City Chiefs WR Rico Richardson was the Southwestern Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year in 2012, and had a productive career at Jackson State.
Despite his production, Richardson went undrafted and eventually signed with the Chiefs.
Richardson’s 4.38 speed helped him catch 60 passes for 1,153 yards (a 19.2-yard average) with 11 scores last season.
At 6’1, 185 pounds, he has the size to be a big target down the field in exactly what coach Andy Reid wants in his offense.
Richardson has taken advantage of every opportunity he has gotten and he’s working to be a member of a young and talented receiving corps.
“I think I’m doing excellent,” Richardson said, via Randy Covitz of the Kansas City Star.
“I’m making plays, I’m impressing the coaches … you just don’t get as many reps, so you just don’t know. You run in your mind, how am I doing? Are they going to keep me? Special teams … anything … you’re always wondering.”
“I love running the deep route,