Kevin Richardson Inks With CFL’s Tiger-Cats

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By Otis Kirk

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed former Arkansas defensive back Kevin Richardson. 

The Canadian Football League team announced the signing on Tuesday. 

Richardson, 5-11, 180, played in nine games in 2018 with four starts. He finished with 16 tackles including seven solo and one pass breakup.

Richardson came to Arkansas as a walk-on recruit from Jacksonville High School. He redshirted in 2013. From 2014-18, Richardson played in 48 games with 20 starts. He had 127 tackles, 57 unassisted, 0.5 tackle for loss, one fumble recovery, four interceptions, a quarterback hurry and eight pass breakups. 

At Jacksonville, he played defensive back, quarterback, running back, wide receiver and returner of both punts and kickoffs. He had more than 2,000 all-purpose yards and 17 touchdowns offensively and eight interceptions on defense as a senior. 

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