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De'Von Richardson

De'Von  Richardson

RS Senior

Bowie, Md.

High School:
Bowie HS

Last College:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 220



Sigmon's 39-Yard Field Goal Lifts WCU over Elon in Overtime

Karnorris Benson caught a six-yard TD pass with 9.6 seconds to force overtime


Catamount Football Completes Final Preseason Scrimmage Saturday

Defense tallies three takeaways while offense scores four TDs, three FGs


Catamount Football Holds Second Scrimmage on Wednesday

Offense scores nine TDs, two field goals; defense recovers two fumbles


Catamount Football Holds Second Spring Scrimmage Friday

WCU enters final week of spring drills with four practices remaining


Early Blitz Leads Elon over Western Carolina, 42-31

Robinson records career-high receiving yards, Johnson rushes for two scores


Western Carolina Football vs. Elon - Homecoming 2013

Western Carolina Football vs. Elon - Homecoming 2013


Western Carolina at Auburn / Oct. 12, 2013

Western Carolina played its third FBS team of the 2013 season at Auburn on Saturday, Oct. 12 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.


Catamount Football at Virginia Tech

Catamount Football at Virginia Tech, Sept. 7, 2013

2013 (Redshirt Senior): Saw action in all 12 of the team's games as a defensive reserve and on special teams ... Finished with 15 total tackles including six solo stops and two tackles for loss ... Tallied a season-high three tackles twice - at ACC-foe, Virginia Tech, and again at SEC-opponent, Auburn ... Recovered a fumble in the home win over Elon, pouncing on the loose football during a Phoenix punt return in the first quarter of the OT victory.

2012 (Redshirt Junior): Played in all 11 of WCU's games with three appearances in the starting lineup on defense ... Made his WCU debut in the season-opener against Mars Hill with his first career start coming at ninth-ranked Wofford ... Finished the season with 37 tackles including 22 solo stops and a pair of tackles resulting in eight yards of losses ... Recorded four tackles in his first game vs. Mars Hill - all solo stops - while also forcing and recovering a fumble ... Posted one pass break-up at Furman ... Credited with a career-high 12 tackles against eighth-ranked Georgia Southern.

2011 (Junior): Sat out due NCAA transfer rules ... Named the team's defensive scout team player of the week following the Samford game ... Missed the 2012 spring drills with a torn achilles tendon.

Prior to Western Carolina: Transferred to WCU from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. ... Played in 12 of Navy's 13 games a year ago including starting the final nine contests in the defensive secondary ... Recorded 55 tackles and four pass breakups a season ago ... Recorded his only interception in a 35-17 victory over Notre Dame at New Meadowlands Stadium ... Attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2008-09; At Bowie HS: Graduated from BHS in 2008 where he was a two-sport athlete, lettering in football and track & field ... Was an all-county and all-league selection his senior year while also being named honorable mention All-Met Conference in football.

Personal: Full name is De'Von Keyonte' Richardson ... Is the son of Pamela Richardson ... Was born in Germany where both of his parents were stationed in the Army.