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      Antonio Richardson
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
Pearl-Cohn

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 327

Position:
OL

Experience:
2L

CAREER HONORS
2013 - JUNIOR
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  • Games/Starts: 12/12
  • Started last 24 games in a row at left tackle including all 12 games in 2013
  • Aided offensive line in gaining 2,261 rushing yards, the most by the Vols since 2004
2012 - SOPHOMORE
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  • Games/Starts: 12/12
  • Earned starting left tackle job in training camp as senior Dallas Thomas makes move to left guard
  • Started all 12 games at left tackle
  • Helped offense to 475.9 yards per game (20th in NCAA), 315.6 yards of passing offense (15th in NCAA), just eight sacks allowed (0.67 per game/fourth in NCAA)
  • Vols had five games with 500-plus yards of total offense in 2012, the most since posting six in 1997
  • Aided offense in school-record 718 yards vs. Troy (11/3)
  • Did an outstanding job against #17 South Carolina (10/27), not allowing a sack until late in the game
  • Helped Vols to 633 yards of total offense vs. Akron (9/22) including 232 rushing
  • Helped UT to 524 yards of total offense vs. NC State (8/31), including 191 rushing yards

2011 - FRESHMAN
  • Games/Starts: 12/0
  • Has played in all 12 games as part of offensive line on field goal and PAT attempts
  • Saw a few snaps in the backfield as a fullback at Kentucky (11/26)
  • Played one snap as an extra fullback in win over Vanderbilt (11/19)
  • Made debut vs. Montana (9/3), playing final two series
HIGH SCHOOL
  • Rivals: 4-star (No. 74 overall prospect nationally, No. 7 overall offensive tackle, No. 1 overall prospect in Tennessee)
  • Scout: 4-star (No. 18 overall offensive tackle)
  • ESPN: 4-star (No. 105 overall nationally, No. 8 offensive tackle)
  • Selected to U.S. Army All-American Bowl
  • ESPNU 150 Team
  • Rivals100 Squad
  • Earned Division 2-AA All-State First Team honors
  • Named to The Tennessean's All-Mid State team
  • Played for the 2011 U.S. Under-19 National Team in the Team USA vs. The World game
  • Named to Mobile Press-Register's Southeast 120 and ranked 25th
  • Part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks during junior campaign
  • Part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks during junior campaign
  • Added 60 pancake blocks
  • Named to the Class of 2011 Sporting News Top 100 (No. 49 overall/No. 7 offensive lineman)
PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Antonio James Richardson
  • Born: February 24, 1992
  • Son of Lanny Richardson
  • Majoring in Communications
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