American Football Database
Howard Richards
Date of birth: (1959-08-07) August 7, 1959 (age 62)
Place of birth: St. Louis, Missouri
Career information
Position(s): Guard
Offensive tackle
College: Missouri
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26
 As player:
Dallas Cowboys
Seattle Seahawks
Career highlights and awards
Awards: Ed Block Courage Award (1984)
Playing stats at

Howard Glenn Richards, Jr. (born August 7, 1959 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League. Richards was selected in the first round by the Dallas Cowboys out of the University of Missouri in the 1981 NFL Draft, 26th overall. He is the first cousin of Erik McMillan, formerly of the New York Jets, and the University of Missouri, and nephew of Ernie McMillan, formerly of the St. Louis Football Cardinals. Richards currently serves as the football color analyst for the University of Missouri Tigers on Learfield Sports' Tiger Radio Network. Additionally, he is the Executive Director of Institutional Security and Development at Harris-Stowe State University, an HBCU, in St. Louis, MO.