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Jay Richardson
DE #98
Ohio State
TOTAL 59 117 87 30 7 1 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 NO 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SEA 7 8 5 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 OAK 16 23 18 5 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2008 OAK 16 53 39 14 3 1 1 -- -- -- -- --
2007 OAK 16 33 25 8 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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PRO: Athletic, durable lineman who is a valuable member of the defense…Has seen action in 48 games with 22 starts in three seasons…Career totals include 109 tackles and seven sacks for 50 yards in losses…

PRO: Athletic, durable lineman who is a valuable member of the defense…Has seen action in 48 games with 22 starts in three seasons…Career totals include 109 tackles and seven sacks for 50 yards in losses…

2009: Played in all 16 games at DE and on special teams…Recorded 23 tackles and three sacks for losses totaling 18 yards…(10/4) @ HOU: Posted five total tackles...Recorded first sack of the season, dropping QB for a five-yard loss…(10/11) @ NYG: Recorded a solo tackle on defense…(10/18) vs. PHI: Registered a sack, tackling QB for a 13-yard loss…(10/25) vs. NYJ: Had one solo tackle…(11/15) vs. KC: Posted one tackle…(11/22) vs. CIN: Racked up a season-high six total tackles (five solo)…(11/26) @ DAL: Made three solo tackles…(12/6) @ PIT: Notched two tackles…(12/20) @ DEN: Had a solo tackle…(1/3/10) vs. BAL: Recorded third sack of the season…Credited with two solo tackles…

2008: Saw action in all 16 games with 11 starts…Collected three sacks for losses totaling 24 yards…Racked up a career-high 53 tackles (39 solo)…Credited with one pass defensed, three quarterback hurries and a safety…(9/8) vs. DEN: Posted four tackles (two)…(9/14) @ KC: Collected two solo tackles…(9/21) @ BUF: Recorded two solo tackles and two assists…(9/28) vs. SD: Recorded first sack of the season, dropping the San Diego QB for a 9-yard loss…Added four total tackles…(10/12) @ NO: Set a career high with eight total tackles…(10/19) vs. NYJ: Recorded two tackles…(10/26) @ BAL: Recorded four solo tackles and two assists…(11/2) vs. ATL: Notched two solo tackles…(11/9) vs. CAR: Had two solo tackles…(11/16) @ MIA: Sacked Dolphin QB in the end zone for a safety and 6-yard loss in the first quarter…Made two solo tackles…Credited with one quarterback hurry and one pass defensed...(11/23) @ DEN: Had one solo tackle…(11/30) vs. KC: Had three solo tackles — including one for a loss…(12/4) @ SD: Made three total tackles (one)…(12/14) vs. NE: Had four solo tackles…(12/21) vs. HOU: Made four total tackles including two solo stops and two assists…Sacked Houston QB for a 9-yard loss…Credited with a quarterback hurry…(12/28) @ TB: Recorded one solo tackle and one assist.

2007: Played in all 16 games as a rookie…Started 11 games at RE and had 33 tackles and one sack…(9/9) vs. DET: Saw time at DE…(9/16) @ DEN: Deflected pass which led to LB Thomas Howard’s 44-yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter…Also had a solo tackle and two assists…(9/23) vs. CLE: Assisted on three tackles…(9/30) @ MIA: Made two solo tackles…(10/14) @ SD: Started at DT…Had two solo tackles…(10/21) vs. KC: Recorded one solo tackle…(10/28) @ TEN: Recorded two solo tackles…(11/4) vs. HOU: Recorded three solo tackles…Blocked Texans 40-yard field goal attempt in the third quarter…(11/11) vs. CHI: Assisted on two solo tackles…(11/18) @ MIN: Recorded one solo tackle…(11/25) @ KC: Had four solo tackles…(12/2) vs. DEN: Had two solo tackles…Recorded his first career sack for an 8-yard loss…(12/9) @ GB: Started at DE…(12/16) vs. IND: Recorded two solo tackles…(12/23) @ JAX: Had two solo tackles…(12/30) vs. SD: Recorded three solo tackles and assisted on another…Fifth round selection (138th overall) by Oakland in the 2007 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE: Saw action in 39 games at Ohio State and registered 52 tackles (28 solo) with seven sacks for minus-39 yards, 12.5 stops for losses of 52 yards and three quarterback pressures...Caused and recovered a fumble while also deflecting nine passes…Started all 13 games as a senior at left defensive end…Recorded 25 tackles (15) with four sacks for minus-17 yards and 8.5 stops for losses of 26 yards...Credited with two quarterback pressures and recovered one fumble...Led the team’s down linemen with seven pass deflections…As a junior, played in 12 games as a reserve left defensive end...Had 11 tackles (five) with two sacks for minus-10 yards, adding two pass deflections and a forced fumble…As a sophomore, started the first six games at weak side (right) defensive end, appearing in nine contests...Recorded 15 tackles (eight) with a 12-yard sack, two stops for losses of 16 yards and a quarterback pressure…Saw action in five games as a redshirt freshman, making one assisted tackle…African-American Studies major.

PERSONAL: First team All-Ohio selection as a senior after leading Dublin Scioto High School to a 10-2 record…Of his 73 tackles that year, 43 were from behind the line of scrimmage…Also played tight end and led the league in touchdown receptions as a senior…Lettered in basketball for three seasons and averaged seven blocks per game as a senior, earning all-district honors…Father played college football at Tiffin University while his mother played rugby at Ohio State.

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