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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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Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

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

SEASONAL REVIEWS

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
2017NE218710-0-----1-
2016NE1103120-0-----01
2015NE142201640-2-----1-
TOTAL312470020---021

Recent Games

defense
wkopresulttotalsoloastscksftypdefintydsavglngtdsfffr
2@NOW 36-202200-0-----0-
1KCL 27-426510-0-----1-

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2017NE28710-0-----
2016NE113120-0-----
2015NE14201640-2-----
TOTAL 2731247002000-0

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2017NE2-----------
2016NE11----1-0----
2015NE14-----------
TOTAL 2700-01000000

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-
TOTAL 218710-0-----1-

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Kansas City Chiefs16510-0-----
New Orleans Saints12200-0-----

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division28710-0-----
vs AFC Teams16510-0-----
vs NFC Teams12200-0-----

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
September28710-0-----

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Gillette Stadium16510-0-----
Mercedes-Benz Superdome12200-0-----

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses16510-0-----
Wins12200-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)16510-0-----
Sundays12200-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Turf28710-0-----

Defense splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Home Games16510-0-----
Road Games12200-0-----

Defense splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Ahead8710-0-----
Ahead by 1-8 Points5410-0-----
Ahead by 9-16 Points3300-0-----

Defense splits - HALF

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Half4400-0-----
2nd Half4310-0-----
Last Two Minutes of Half2200-0-----

Defense splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line4310-0-----
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line2200-0-----
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line2200-0-----

Defense splits - QUARTERS

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
1st Quarter3300-0-----
2nd Quarter1100-0-----
3rd Quarter1100-0-----
4th Quarter3210-0-----
4th Quarter within 71010-0-----

Defense splits - MARGIN

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Margin 15+28710-0-----