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43  Jackson Richards
Jackson Richards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Southlake, Texas

High School:
Carroll

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 275

Position:
Defensive Line

Birthdate:
09/14/1991

Experience:
3L

Major:
Arts and Sciences


10/19/2013

Texas Tech - WVU Postgame Notes

Red Raiders Start 7-0 For Fourth Time in History

12/29/2012

Bowl Post-Game Notes

Minnesota vs. Texas Tech - Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

11/24/2012

Post-Game Notes

Baylor vs. Texas Tech

11/17/2012

Post-Game Notes

No. 23 Texas Tech at No. 24 Oklahoma State

11/10/2012

Post-Game Notes

Kansas at No. 22 Texas Tech

04/12/2014

2014 Spring Game Highlights

2014 Spring Game Highlights

11/09/2013

Survivor: Jennie Bailey

Survivor: Jennie Bailey

11/01/2013

Keys to the Game - Oklahoma State

Keys to the Game - Oklahoma State

10/28/2013

Texas Tech Announces Lone Survivor Game

Texas Tech Announces Lone Survivor Game

10/26/2013

Texas Tech - OU Recap

Texas Tech - OU Recap

10/05/2013

No. 20 Texas Tech vs. Kansas - UTSI

No. 20 Texas Tech vs. Kansas - UTSI

11/10/2012

Texas Tech vs. Kansas - 11/10/12

Texas Tech vs. Kansas - 11/10/12

10/13/2012

Texas Tech vs. West Virginia - AP Photos

Texas Tech vs. West Virginia - AP Photos (10/13/12)

11/26/2011

AP Photos: Texas Tech at No. 21 Baylor

AP Photos: Texas Tech at No. 21 Baylor

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CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 5 2x, vs. Kansas (2012)*
Tackles For Loss: 2, at Kansas (2013)
Sacks: 1 2x, at Kansas (2013)*
Interceptions: None
Fumbles Recovered: 1 2x, at Kansas (2013)*
* Indicates most recent high

2013
Played in 13 games (4 starts) with 15 tackles (13 solo), three tackles for loss (11 yards), one sack, two fumble recoveries, two pass breakups, one interception, one quarterback hurry and one forced fumble... had at least one tackle in 9-of-13 games... made one tackle (solo) and broke up a pass at Texas (11/28)... notched three tackles (all solo) with one tackle for a loss against No. 4 Baylor (11/16) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington... made one tackle (solo) against Kansas State (11/9)... notched one solo tackles against No. 12 Oklahoma State (11/2)... posted one tackle (solo) at No. 12 Oklahoma (10/26)... made one tackle (assisted) at West Virginia (10/19)... had a career-game recording four tackles (all solo) with two tackles for a loss, one sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery at Kansas (10/5)... became the first Red Raider with a sack, forced fumble and fumble recovery in the same game since 2010 (Scott Smith, at New Mexico)... recorded one tackle (solo) against Texas State (9/21)... made first career interception (20 yard return) with the Red Raiders leading TCU 10-3 with 30 seconds left in the third quarter off TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin... marked the first multiple interception game for the Red Raiders since playing at TCU in 2012... recovered a fumble and broke up a pass in home debut against Stephen F. Austin (9/7)... became the first Tech defensive player to recover a fumble since Kerry Hyder at Iowa State in 2012... made season debut with one tackle (assisted) in season opener at SMU (8/30).

2012
Played in 13 games (13 starts) with 29 tackles (23 solo, 6 assisted) with 3.5 tackles for a loss and broke up two passes... made at least one tackle in 12-of-13 games... had multiple tackles in seven games and in six consecutive games from Week 7-12... had one tackle (assisted) - an assisted tackle for a loss of four yards against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... made three tackles (two solo) and had 0.5 tackles for a loss of one yard against Baylor (11/24) at Cowboys Stadium... tallied three tackles (one solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at No. 24 Oklahoma State (11/17)... made five tackles (all solo) against Kansas (11/10)... tallied three tackles (all solo) against No. 22 Texas (11/3)... collected three tackles (all solo) and made one tackle for a loss of three yards at No. 3 Kansas State (10/27)... made two tackles (two solo) at No. 21 TCU (10/20)... had one tackle (solo) against No. 4 West Virginia (10/13)... did not post a tackle but broke up one pass against No. 14 Oklahoma (10/6)... posted five tackles (three solo) while notching 1.5 tackles for a loss of three yards at Iowa State (9/29)... collected one tackle (solo) against New Mexico (9/15)... made one tackle (solo) at Texas State (9/8)... tallied one tackle (solo) with a pass breakup in season opener against Northwestern State (9/1).

2011
Played in 12 games (4 starts) with 17 tackles (13 solo) with 2.5 tackles for a loss (loss of 11 yards), recorded one sack, broke up one pass, forced one fumble and recovered one fumble... made at least one tackle in 10 of 12 games played... made one tackle (assisted) against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... made one tackle (solo- for a loss of five yards) at Missouri (11/19)... collected two tackles (both solo) against No. 2 Oklahoma State (11/12)... recorded one tackle (solo) at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... collected one tackle (solo) at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22) while also making one rush for three yards on a fake punt attempt that resulted in loss of downs (10/22)... made one tackle (solo) against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... had one tackle (solo) against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... made four tackles (one solo) with 0.5 tackles for a loss at Kansas (10/1)... had one tackle (solo) against Nevada (9/24)... posted four tackles (all solo) while making first career sack and forced fumble at New Mexico (9/17)... made career debut breaking up one pass in season opener against Texas State (9/3).

2010
Redshirt season

HIGH SCHOOL
All-District 6-5A selection ... four-star defensive end (Rivals) ... third-rated defensive end in the state (Texas Football) ... No. 23 rated defensive end nationally and No. 45 overall player in Texas (Rivals) ... No. 34 player in Texas (Superprep) ... named to the Texas Football Reebok Super Team ... one of Texas Football's Top 300 players ... Under Armour All-American game participant ... helped lead Southlake Carroll to an 11-2 record during senior season ... posted nine sacks on the season and 53 total tackles ... also forced five fumbles ... had 40 tackles and 14 sacks during junior season.

PERSONAL
Jackson Richards ... born September 14, 1991 in Lubbock, Texas ... son of Jack and Susan Richards ... has one older sister, Kali ... majoring in arts and sciences.

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