Listed at No. 1 at strong safety in preseason depth chart.
Fifth on team with 60 tackles...Had season-high nine tackles vs. WMU...Had first interception of his career vs. Akron...Tied for team lead with seven tackles vs. Arizona...Had six tackles and 2.0 TFL vs. EMU.
Led team and was tied for 14th in the MAC with 97 tackles...Started in all 12 games, three games at rover and nine games at free safety in place of the injured Tyrrell Herbert...Also forced two fumbles and broke up three passes...Career-high 15 tackles vs. Buffalo.
Played in all 12 games as a reserve safety, making 19 tackles.
Sat out season as a redshirt.
Earned all-city and all-conference honors as a senior...Had 115 tackles, four interceptions and three fumble recoveries as a senior...Voted team captain...Team’s "Special Teams Player of the Year" and received the "Big Hit Award"...Played in the City vs. Suburbs All-Star Game...Rivals.com named him the Chicagoland "Steal of the Year" as one of the best underrated recruits in his area...78 tackles, one interception and four blocked punts as a junior.
Full name is Lester P. Richmond...Birthdate: Jan. 22, 1987...Parents are Lester and Jacqueline M. Richmond...Pre-marketing major.
Career Game Highs
Tackles: 15 (Buffalo, 10-13-07)
Tackles For Loss: 2 (Eastern Michigan, 9-13-08)
|High School:||Morgan Park|