William Richardson
William Richardson

Sumter, S.C.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 220


2007: Started 10 of 11 games at quarterback for the Chanticleers, earning his first CCU letter... Earned Big South Offensive Player of the Week after going 16-of-24 for a career-high 301 yards and one touchdown with six passes of 25 yards or more in the home opening win over Winston-Salem State... Was a solid 13-of-16 for 127 yards and one touchdown along with six rushes for 32 yards in the season finale victory at Charleston Southern.... Had five games with 150 yards or better of passing and three with two touchdowns each... Connected on a career-long 75-yard touchdown pass to Jamar Anderson against Presbyterian... Rushed for 39 yards and a score on six carries and threw for 165 yards against Georgia Southern... Recorded touchdown passes in 10 of 11 games...

2006: Saw action in a pair of contests for Coastal... Was 5-for-8 for 119 yards and one touchdown through the air, while adding five carries for 20 yards and a touchdown in the home win over Savannah State... Also had four carries for 16 yards and one score along with going 5-for-8 for 119 passing yards and one score against the Tigers...

2005: Played in two games for the 2005 season... Completed 15 of 29 passes for 150 yards and two touchdowns with one interception during his first year of play for Coastal... Was 8-for-12 for 110 yards and two touchdowns during the Mansfield game to lock in a victory for the Chanticleers... Completed his first college career touchdown pass to tight end Rodney Burgess, a 13-yard strike...

2004: Redshirted during the 2004 season to retain the year of eligibility...

High School: Selected to the South Carolina squad for the annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas... Ranked among the top 40 recruits by SC Sports Network's Phil Kornblut... Led Sumter to a state runner-up finish, going 15-of-32 for 234 yards and a touchdown in the title game... Threw for 2,710 yards and 29 touchdowns in his senior year... Completed 140 of 278 passes as a junior for 1,891 yards and 12 touchdowns... Member of the National Honor Society...

Personal: Full name: William Samson Richardson... Son of Wallace and Irene Richardson... Father Wallace played collegiately at South Carolina State and professionally for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Colts... His brother Wally played for Penn State, as well as Baltimore and Atlanta in the NFL, while his brother Bryan played college football at Grambling... Majoring in management.