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Al Richardson
No. 56     
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1957-09-23) September 23, 1957 (age 62)
Place of birth: Abbeville, Alabama
Career information
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 1980 / Round: 8 / Pick: 201
Debuted in 1980 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1985 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Sacks     9
Interceptions     9
Interception yards     186
Stats at NFL.com

Al Richardson (born September 23, 1957) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League who spent his entire 6 year career with the Atlanta Falcons. He won the AP Defensive Rookies of the Year in 1980 along with Buddy Curry. He played college football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.

Preceded by
Jim Haslett
Defensive Rookie of the Year
(with Buddy Curry)
1980
Succeeded by
Lawrence Taylor


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