PRO (0-0/0-0): Drafted by the Steelers with the team’s first of two fifth-round selections (157th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.COLLEGE CAREER NOTES
PRO (0-0/0-0): Drafted by the Steelers with the team’s first of two fifth-round selections (157th overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.
COLLEGE: Started 37-of-49 games played…registered 189 tackles (142 solo), 10 interceptions for 131 yards, 30 pass breakups, 8.0 TFLs, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries…majored in psychology. 2013: Played in and started all 13 games at cornerback…totaled 55 tackles, including three TFLs...registered three interceptions for 34 yards, including two in Arizona’s upset win over No. 5 Oregon. 2012: Played in 13 games and started 11 at cornerback…led the team in passes broken up with 14, which ranked 16th nationally…also totaled 58 tackles to go with one forced fumble and one fumble recovery…recorded one interception for 24 return yards in the win against Nevada. 2011: Played in and started 10 games with the secondary…recorded a team-high and conference-best four interceptions (73 yards)…posted 47 tackles, plus broke up five other passes and forced a fumble…recorded a career-high nine tackles at Oklahoma State…registered two interceptions in the Oregon State game, taking one back 28 yards for a score, which 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…finished with 29 tackles, seven pass breakups, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and two interceptions…in his debut start, recorded two interceptions, a season-high seven tackles and career-best three pass breakups to earn Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week honors and a national nod as the Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week at Washington State.
PERSONAL: Attended Los Alamitos High School (Los Alamitos, Calif.)…rated as the No. 26 cornerback nationally by Scout.com…ranked as the No. 30 cornerback by Rivals.com…rated as the No. 51 player in CA/HI/NV region by SuperPrep...member of Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 …PrepStar All-Region selection…as a senior, made 38 tackles and five interceptions on defense and 31 receptions for 540 yards and five touchdowns on offense…son of Sharon Guidry and Michael Richardson…Full name: Shaquille Nakeem Richardson.
The Pittsburgh Steelers Rookie Class paid a visit to the Mel Blount Youth Home to meet with the kids and teach them some football skills.
Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Shaquille Richardson talked about learning the defensive playbook, the support from the veterans, and going against Antonio Brown in practice.
Now that the dust has settled from the 2014 NFL Draft, Bob Labriola and Mike Prisuta discuss the AFC North's draftees.
Steelers cornerback Shaquille Richardson talks about becoming a Steeler and rookie minicamp.