Barry Richardson (American football)

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Barry Richardson
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Richardson before a game in Denver in January, 2010.
No. 67, 70, 73
Position:Offensive Tackle
Personal information
Born: (1986-05-15) May 15, 1986 (age 33)
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Height:6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight:319 lb (145 kg)
Career information
High school:Mt. Pleasant (SC) Wando
NFL Draft:2008 / Round: 6 / Pick: 170
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-ACC (2007)
Career NFL statistics
Games played:64
Games started:49
Player stats at

Barry Devon Richardson (born May 15, 1986) is a former American football offensive tackle. He was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson.

Professional career[edit]

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Richardson was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round (170th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft. He signed a three-year contract with the team on June 25, 2008. He played in six games in 2008, with no starts. He was waived during final cuts on September 6, 2009, but was re-signed to the team's practice squad on September 7. He was promoted to the active roster on October 17, and subsequently played in ten games with one start in 2009. He was re-signed to a one-year contract on March 31, 2010. Following a groin injury to Ryan O'Callaghan, Richardson became the starting right tackle for the Chiefs. Richardson was released by the Chiefs following the 2011 NFL season

St. Louis Rams[edit]

Richardson signed with the St. Louis Rams on May 15, 2012.[1] He started 16 games at right tackle for the Rams in 2012.

Tennessee Titans[edit]

Richardson signed with the Tennessee Titans on June 19, 2013.[2] On August 26, 2013, he was waived by the Titans.[3]

Detroit Lions[edit]

On October 22, 2013, Richardson signed with the Detroit Lions.[4] He played one game for the Lions, but was cut on November 5.[5]


  1. ^ "Rams sign Barry Richardson, Mario Haggan". 2012-05-15. Retrieved 2013-12-26.
  2. ^ "Twitter / TennesseeTitans: The #Titans have agreed to". Retrieved 2013-12-26.
  3. ^ "Titans Waive 13 Players; Roster at 77". August 26, 2013. Archived from the original on August 29, 2013. Retrieved September 1, 2013.
  4. ^ Rothstein, Michael (October 22, 2013). "Tony Scheffler released by Lions". ESPN. Retrieved October 22, 2013.
  5. ^ Birkett, Dave (November 5, 2013). "With Ziggy Ansah in a walking boot, Detroit Lions sign former Jaguars DE Austen Lane". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved November 6, 2013.

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