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Mike Richardson
No. 27     
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1961-05-23) May 23, 1961 (age 58)
Place of birth: Compton, California
High School: Compton (CA)
Career information
College: Arizona State
NFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 2 / Pick: 33
Debuted in 1983 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1989 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
INT     20
Interceptions     274
Touchdowns     1

Michael Calvin Richardson (born May 23, 1961) is a former American college and professional football player who was a cornerback in the National Football League (NFL) for seven seasons during the 1980s. He played college football for Arizona State University, and was recognized as an All-American. He played professionally for the NFL's Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers, and won a Super Bowl as a member of the 1985 Chicago Bears.

Richardson finished his 7 season career with 20 interceptions, which he returned for 247 yards and a touchdown. He also recorded 4 fumble recoveries. Known as "L.A. Mike", he was a featured soloist of the "Shuffling Crew" in the Super Bowl Shuffle video in 1985.

Today Richardson resides in Chicago and has an outstanding training program and supports various charities and foundations.



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