|Date of birth:November 2, 1910|
|Place of birth: Colonia Diaz, Mexico|
|Date of death: April 19, 1995(aged 84)|
|Place of death: Midvale, Utah|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Detroit Lions ( 1935)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* NFL champion (1935)|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Aldo Osborn "Al" Richins (November 2, 1910 – April 19, 1995) was an American football wingback who played one season with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He is distinguished as being the first Mexican to play in the National Football League.
He played college football at University of Utah, and was a part of the 1932 and 1933 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champions. He received the school's most outstanding athlete of the year award in 1934.
In 1946 at 36 years old, he played for the Salt Lake Seagulls of the Pacific Coast Football League.
After football, he joined the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, before owning a motel and a restaurant. He died on April 19, 1995.
- ↑ "Latino NFL Greats And Super Bowl Stars". Huffington Post. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/05/latino-nfl-greats-super-bowl_n_1253466.html. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
- ↑ "AL RICHINS". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/rich10200.html. Retrieved April 17, 2016.
- ↑ "DEATH: ALDO RICHINS ""PA""". Deseret News. http://www.deseretnews.com/article/416499/DEATH--ALDO-RICHINS-PA.html?pg=all. Retrieved April 17, 2016.