Played in 13 games and started 11 at cornerback ... Led the team in passes broken up with 14, ranking No. 16 nationally ... Also had 58 total tackles, 37 solo and 21 assisted, to go with one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Had an interception for 24 return yards in the win against Nevada.
Played in and started 10 games with the secondary ... Team-high four interceptions (73 yards) and 47 tackles, plus broke up five other passes and forced a fumble ... Career-high nine tackles at Oklahoma State ... Two interceptions in the Oregon State game, one taken back 28 yards for a score earned him College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Defensive Back of the Week.
Played in 13 games and started three as a true freshman ... Debut start in the game at Washington State and came away with two interceptions, season-high seven tackles and career-best three PBU to earn Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Week honors and a national nod as the Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week ... Had five hits at Oregon along with a PBU ... Finished with 29 tackles, seven PBU, forced fumble (UCLA), fumble recovery (UT) and two picks.
Rated as the No. 26 cornerback nationally by Scout.com ... Ranked as the No. 30 cornerback by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 51 player in CA/HI/NV region by SuperPrep ... Rated as the No. 47 player in California by Scout.com and No. 52 by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 71 cornerback nationally by ESPN.com ... Rated as the No. 66 player in the West by Scout.com ... Member of Tacoma News Tribune Western 100 ... Earned three stars from Rivals.com and Scout.com ... PrepStar All-Region selection ... As a senior, made 38 tackles and five interceptions on defense and 31 receptions for 540 yards and five touchdowns on offense.
Majoring in psychology.
05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Steelers' picks: Round 5/157 - Shaquille Richardson, CB, 6-0, 194, Arizona...Many predicted they would draft a corner in first round. It's a big need for them and he will have a chance if he shows anything. Not very fast at 4.5, but good tackler and Ike Taylor is 34. Richardson, drafted in the fifth round, was recruited at UCLA by then-Bruins secondary coach Carnell Lake, who is now the Steelers secondary coach. - The Sports Xchange