Trent Richardson is certainly doing his best to ensure we never forget about him. Instead of merely setting his sights on earning a roster spot with the Ravens this summer, the first-round bust is eyeing something much more illustrious.

Like Crockett Gillmore, who believes the Ravens actually have better tight ends than the Patriots, Richardson's recent boast is so unrealistic it makes NASA's plan to save Earth in Armageddon seem somewhat plausible. During an interview with CSN, Richardson was asked how he envisioned his career ending.

His answer: the Hall of Fame. On that note, someone please examine the water they're drinking in Baltimore.

"Putting on a yellow jacket," Richardson said. "People wrote him off, he came back and did some amazing things. He always had the pedigree. He just had to get back to the guy that we know."

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Trent Richardson was last spotted in Oakland, where he failed to stick around. USATSI

OK, let's get the obligatory paragraph about how anything's possible out of the way. I mean, Richardson became a first-round pick (No. 3 overall) for a reason. He even rushed for 950 yards and 11 touchdowns in his rookie season.

In 2014, the Ravens running game rejuvenated Justin Forsett's career. And if movies like Armageddon have taught me anything, it's that everything is possible. Well, that and (spoiler alert!) Bruce Willis can, in fact, die.

Plus, according to Richardson, he's finally committed to football.

"As a person at that time, mentally (I) wasn't stable enough to play football, for any level," Richardson said. "My mindset wasn't right for it, I had too much going on outside of football. The football was always there, but everything that carried on outside the field, it carried onto the field. I couldn't think about football all the time. Football became little to me at the time."

But let's really consider what Richardson is proposing here. He -- a running back who hasn't carried the ball in a regular-season game since 2014, who couldn't earn a spot on the Raiders roster last year, who'll turn 26 this summer and has been around since 2012 -- wants to be voted in the Hall of Fame, a place where backs like Jim Brown, Marshall Faulk, and Marcus Allen reside. Folks aren't even sure if Marshawn Lynch deserves to be in the Hall of Fame and Lynch rushed for roughly 7,000 more yards and 57 more touchdowns than Richardson has thus far.

Is it possible Richardson ends up in the Hall of Fame? Yes. Am I in favor of a Richardson comeback story? Of course. Do I think Richardson's confidence is a good thing? Yep.

But, before Richardson starts thinking about the Hall of Fame, he should probably worry about beating out players like Forsett, Javorius Allen, Terrance West, Kenneth Dixon, and Lorenzo Taliaferro for a roster spot. Richardson at least seems to understand that if he fails in Baltimore, he might not find another team to take a chance on him.

"This is a good chance of being my last ride when it comes to proving myself in the NFL," Richardson said. "I know myself that I'm not done in the NFL, don't want to be done. I got a taste of what that felt like. To tell my kids that their father didn't have a job, it was big for me.

"I'm here, I'm going to be here for awhile."

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