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Jordan Richards

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Height: 
5-11

Weight:

210

Age

24
Stanford
3 Years Pro

2017 Season

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Jordan Richards was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round (64th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Jordan Richards was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round (64th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2017 (8/4)

  • Started at defensive back in the nickel defense and totaled four tackles to go along with a forced a fumble on the opening drive in the season opener vs. Kansas City (9/7). Also contributed on special teams with two tackles.
  • Appeared in a reserve role at defensive back where he totaled two tackles, while also contibuting on special teams in the victory at New Orleans (9/17).
  • Saw limited snaps on defense at defensive back and contributed on special teams in the victory vs. Houston (9/24).
  • Contributed on special teams with one special teams tackle vs. Carolina (10/1).
  • Saw action in a reserve role at defensive back and made three tackles while also contributing on special teams in the victory at Tampa Bay (10/5).
  • Started at safety and made three tackles total while also contributing on special teams in the win at N.Y. Jets (10/15).
  • Started at safety but saw limited defensive snaps while also contributing on special teams vs. Atlanta (10/22).
  • Made the start at safety and finished with one tackle and a pass defensed despite limited defensive snaps, while also contributing on special teams in the victory vs. L.A. Chargers (10/29).

2016 (11/0, 0/0)

  • Saw action in 11 regular-season games, mainly on special teams. Made three special teams tackles and recovered one fumble.
  • Was inactive for five regular-season games and all three postseason contests.
  • Recorded one fumble recovery on a kickoff following a forced fumble by Nate Ebner that led to a touchdown in the win vs. Houston (9/22). 
  • Recorded one special teams tackle in the win at Cleveland (10/9). 

2015 (14/2, 2/0)

  • Played in 14 regular-season games with two starts and registered 17 tackles, two passes defensed, one forced fumble and two special teams tackles.
  • Played mostly on special teams and in nickel and dime situations on defense.
  • Appeared in both playoff contests as a reserve but did not accrue any statistics.
  • Was a healthy scratch at Denver (11/29) and vs. Philadelphia (12/6).
  • Made his debut on defense, playing safety and recording two tackles in the win vs. Jacksonville (9/27). 
  • Made his first NFL start at defensive back in nickel defense and posted two tackles, one pass defensed and one special teams stop in the win vs. Tennessee (12/20).
  • Started at safety in base defense with safety Patrick Chung inactive due to injury and had a season-high seven tackles at N.Y. Jets (12/27).​

COLLEGE

  • Played in 54 games with 44 starts over his career and registered 247 tackles, one sack, nine interceptions with one returned for a touchdown, 24 passes defensed and five forced fumbles.
  • Was an All-Pac-12 first team selection twice and an All-Pac-12 All-Academic first team selection over his final three seasons.

EXTRA POINTS

  • Jordan's father, Terry, is a native of Natick, Mass., and played football at Tufts from 1975 - 1979.

PERSONAL

  • Was born in Sacramento, Calif.
  • Father, Terrence, is a native of Natick, Mass., and played football as a defensive lineman at Tufts from 1975-79.
  • Has one sister, Ashley. 
  • Was the Delta River League All-Purpose MVP and first team all-league defense as a senior after compiling 56 rushes for 563 yards and six touchdowns rushing and 69 receptions for 1,068 yards and 11 touchdowns receiving on offense as well as 61 tackles and two interceptions on defense.
  • Helped the team to CIF Division II state, Sac-Joaquin Section and Delta River League titles.
  • Earned three varsity letters and also lettered in basketball.
  • Majored in public policy at Stanford.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesdefense
seasonteamggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2017NE95171610-1-----1-
2016NE1103120-0-----01
2015NE142201640-2-----1-
TOTAL403370030---021

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
10@DENW 41-161100-0-----0-
8LACW 21-131100-1-----0-
7ATLW 23-70------------
6@NYJW 24-173300-0-----0-
5@TBW 19-143300-0-----0-
4CARL 30-331100-0-----0-
3HOUW 36-330------------
2@NOW 36-202200-0-----0-
1KCL 27-426510-0-----1-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017NE9171610-1-----
2016NE113120-0-----
2015NE14201640-2-----
TOTAL 3440337003000-0

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017NE9-----------
2016NE11----1-0----
2015NE14-----------
TOTAL 3400-01000000

preseason

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
108/10/2017JAXL 31-24117340-0-----0-
208/19/2017@HOUL 23-27103210-0-----0-
308/25/2017@DETW 30-28112110-0-----01
408/31/2017NYGL 40-38000------------
TOTAL 3212660-0-----01

regular season

gamestacklesinterceptionsfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggstotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
109/07/2017KCL 42-27116510-0-----1-
209/17/2017@NOW 36-20102200-0-----0-
309/24/2017HOUW 33-36100------------
410/01/2017CARL 33-30101100-0-----0-
510/05/2017@TBW 19-14103300-0-----0-
610/15/2017@NYJW 24-17113300-0-----0-
710/22/2017ATLW 7-23110------------
810/29/2017LACW 13-21111100-1-----0-
1011/12/2017@DENW 41-16111100-0-----0-
TOTAL 95171610-1-----1-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Atlanta Falcons10----------
Carolina Panthers11100-0-----
Denver Broncos11100-0-----
Houston Texans10----------
Kansas City Chiefs16510-0-----
Los Angeles Chargers11100-1-----
New Orleans Saints12200-0-----
New York Jets13300-0-----
Tampa Bay Buccaneers13300-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division8141310-1-----
vs AFC Teams5111010-1-----
vs NFC Teams46600-0-----
vs Own Division13300-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
November11100-0-----
October58800-1-----
September38710-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Gillette Stadium58710-1-----
Mercedes-Benz Superdome12200-0-----
MetLife Stadium13300-0-----
Raymond James Stadium13300-0-----
Sports Authority Field at Mile High11100-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses27610-0-----
Wins7101000-1-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)29810-0-----
Sundays78800-1-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Grass24400-0-----
Turf7131210-1-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games58710-1-----
Road Games49900-0-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead131210-1-----
Ahead by 1-8 Points8710-1-----
Ahead by 9-16 Points4400-0-----
Behind3300-0-----
Behind by 1-8 Points3300-0-----
Tied1100-0-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half9900-0-----
2nd Half8710-1-----
Last Two Minutes of Half6600-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line6510-0-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line6600-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line5500-1-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter5500-0-----
2nd Quarter4400-0-----
3rd Quarter2200-1-----
4th Quarter6510-0-----
4th Quarter within 73210-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 0-747700-0-----
Margin 15+49810-0-----
Margin 8-1411100-1-----