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Kent Richardson
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Kent Richardson (4) in 2017
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-04-21) April 21, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Tallahassee, Florida
Career information
College: West Virginia
Undrafted in 2010
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Philadelphia Soul (20112012)
Career highlights and awards
* ArenaBowl champion (XXX)
Tackles     315.0
Pass breakups     59
Forced fumbles     8
Fumble recoveries     9
Interceptions     29
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Kent Richardson (born April 21, 1987) is an American football cornerback who is a free agent. He played college football at West Virginia.

Professional careerEdit

Philadelphia SoulEdit

In 2011, Richardson signed to play for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League. In 2012, he led the league in interceptions with 14, and was named the Defensive Back of the Year, as well as earning First Team All-Arena.[1]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

After re-signing with the Soul for 2013, he was placed on other league exempt list due to his signing of a futures contract with the Cleveland Browns.[1]

Jacksonville SharksEdit

After his release from the Browns, the Soul traded Richardson to the Jacksonville Sharks for Jeff Hughley.[2]

Return to SoulEdit

On February 27, 2014, Richardson was traded back to the Soul for Hughley once again.

Toronto ArgonautsEdit

On April 15, 2014, Richardson signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was released in June and re-joined the Soul.

Orlando PredatorsEdit

On November 16, 2015, Richardson was assigned to the Orlando Predators.

Dalian Dragon KingsEdit

Richardson was selected by the Dalian Dragon Kings of the China Arena Football League (CAFL) in the thirteenth round of the 2016 CAFL Draft.[3] He earned All-Pro North Division All-Star honors in 2016.[4]

Cleveland GladiatorsEdit

On January 31, 2017, Richardson was assigned to the Cleveland Gladiators.[5]

Third stint with the SoulEdit

On June 15, 2017, Richardson was assigned to the Soul. On August 26, 2017, the Soul beat the Tampa Bay Storm in ArenaBowl XXX by a score of 44–40.[6]

Baltimore BrigadeEdit

On April 3, 2018, Richardson was assigned to the Baltimore Brigade.[7] On April 6, 2018, he was placed on recallable reassignment.[8]

Washington ValorEdit

On April 11, 2018, he was assigned to the Washington Valor. On April 16, 2018, he was placed on reassignment.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Defensive Back of the Year Richardson Heading to NFL". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. January 4, 2013. http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4529951. Retrieved January 8, 2013.
  2. "Jeff Hughley Returns to Philadelphia". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. September 6, 2013. http://www.oursportscentral.com/services/releases/?id=4680158. Retrieved September 9, 2013.
  3. "CAFL DRAFT RESULTS – SEE IT AGAIN – FULL RESULTS HERE". caflfootball.com. June 11, 2016. http://caflfootball.com/cafl-draft-results-are-in/. Retrieved October 18, 2016.
  4. "The CAFL has announced their 2016 All-Pro North division All-Stars". caflfootball.com. November 4, 2016. Archived from the original on November 7, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161107023207/http://caflfootball.com/the-cafl-has-released-their-2016-all-pro-north-division-all-stars/. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  5. "Transactions". afldigital.com. Archived from the original on February 3, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170203193934/http://www.afldigital.com/index.cfm?view=transactions. Retrieved February 3, 2017.
  6. "Soul Snare Second Straight Foster Trophy in ArenaBowl XXX". arenafootball.com. Archived from the original on August 27, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170827235503/http://www.arenafootball.com/articles/soul-snare-second-straight-foster-trophy-in-arenabowl-xxx. Retrieved August 27, 2017.
  7. "Team Transactions". arenafan.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20180405065915/http://www.arenafan.com/teams/Baltimore_Brigade-235/transactions/. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Recent Transactions". arenafan.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20180418081526/http://www.arenafan.com/news/?page=transactions. Retrieved April 18, 2018.

External linksEdit

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