35  Craig Richardson
Craig Richardson

Hometown:
Malden, Mass.

High School:
Malden Catholic/Bridgton Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 235

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
07/05/1990

Major:
History


11/19/2011

Big South Champions! Football blasts Liberty, 41-31, to advance to NCAAs

Seawolves total 537 yards of offense on their way to third consecutive conference championship.

2011: Played in 10 games ... 25 tackles, including 3.0 for loss ... one interception ... two tackles at Sam Houston State (12/3) ... made three tackles vs. Albany (11/26) ... recorded one tackle and a key interception in the red zone against Liberty (11/19) ... made two tackles, including one for a loss, and a pass breakup at Gardner-Webb (11/12) ... DNP at Charleston Southern (11/5) ... recorded six tackles, including two for a loss, a fumble recovery and a pass breakup vs. Coastal Carolina (10/29) ... made two tackles vs. St. Anselm (10/15) ... recorded three tackles vs. Presbyterian (10/8) ... made four tackles vs. Lafayette (9/24) ... made two tackles at UTEP (9/3) ... preseason All-Big South by conference coaches and media ... preseason All-Big South by Phil Steele's College Football Review.

2010: All-Big South second-team selection ... tied for the team lead with 85 tackles ... tied with Arin West for fifth in the conference in tackles ... added two interceptions, a forced fumble, sack, interception and a fumble recovery ... made 12 tackles at Liberty (11/20) ... career-high 13 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble vs. Gardner-Webb (11/13) ... four tackles and a sack at Presbyterian (11/6) ... game-high 10 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and a fumble recovery vs. Charleston Southern (10/30) ... five tackles and an interception at Coastal Carolina (10/23) ... career-high 11 tackles at Lafayette (10/16) ... totaled seven tackles vs. VMI (10/9) ... had five tackles vs. UMass (9/25) ... totaled six tackles, including a tackle for a loss at Brown (9/18) ... made three tackles against American International (9/11) ... recorded eight tackles at South Florida (9/4).

2009: Played in nine games in first season at SBU ... saw most of his action on special teams ... equaled his total for the entire season with a career-best six tackles in the win over Liberty (11/21).

Prior to Stony Brook: Attended Bridgton Academy in Maine ... Coaches Award.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Malden Catholic High School ... three letters in football for the Lancers ... two-time Catholic Conference all-star ... team MVP in 2007 ... 147 tackles and four sacks as a senior ... defensive MVP of the Shriners All-Star game in 2008 ... .totaled over 200 tackles in three seasons ... also lettered in basketball and wrestling.

Personal: Born Craig Richardson on July 5, 1990 in Wakefield, Massachusetts ... son of Carolyn Rose.

Richardson's Statistics
Year GP/GS UA A Totals TFL Sacks Int. PB FR FF
2011 10/0 14 11 25 3.0-5 - 1-17 2 1-0 -
2010 11/11 43 42 85 6.5-18 1.0-8 2-40 1 1-0 1
2009 9/0 8 4 12 - - - - - -
Totals 30/11 65 57 122 9.5-23 1.0-8 3-57 3 2-0 1