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Willie Richardson
No. 87     
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1939-11-17) November 17, 1939 (age 80)
Place of birth: Clarksdale, Mississippi
Career information
College: Jackson State
NFL Draft: 1963 / Round: 7 / Pick: 89
AFL Draft: 1963 / Round: 3 / Pick: 19
(By the New York Jets)
Debuted in 1963 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1971 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Receptions     195
Receiving yards     2950
Touchdowns     25
Stats at NFL.com
College Football Hall of Fame

Willie Louis Richardson (born November 17, 1939 in Clarksdale, Mississippi) is a former professional American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League. He played nine seasons for the Baltimore Colts (1963–1969, 1971) and the Miami Dolphins (1970). He was named 1st Team All-Pro by the Associated Press for the 1967 NFL season and went to two Pro Bowls.

Richardson was an All-American at Jackson State and in 2003 he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

He is the older brother of former NFL wide receiver Gloster Richardson, who played for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Dallas Cowboys and the Cleveland Browns.


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