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Ashton Richardson
Ashton Richardson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
New Orleans, La.

High School:
St. Michael

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 218

Position:
LB

Major:
Animal Sciences

2011 -- SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Awarded scholarship by coaches in August 2011 ... Played in six games ... Saw first action of the season against Florida Atlantic ... Credited with one QB hurry ... Saw snaps in the last four games of the season.

2010 -- SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Appeared in four games before suffering season-ending injury ... Saw snaps on special teams vs. Kentucky ... Played vs. Arkansas but did not register a tackle ... Did not play vs. LSU ... Saw time vs. Ole Miss on special teams ... Played vs. UTC but left game in first half with injury.

2009 -- SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Played in 13 games, tallying nine stops, including three tackles for loss (-14 yards), and one quarterback sack (-7 yards) ... Three of nine tackles came on special teams ... Had career-high four tackles against Furman, including 2.5 tackles for loss (-13 yards) and one sack ... Had three tackles against Ball State and two at Arkansas, including a half TFL.

2008 -- Did not play in any games for Auburn that season.

HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Tut Mushemeche ... First Team All-District ... Played in Redstick Bowl All-Star Game.

PERSONAL -- Born Dec. 19, 1989 . . . Son of Al and Trina Richardson ... Father, Al, played linebacker at LSU (1979-82), earning All-America and All-SEC honors as a senior, and is the school's record holder for tackles in a game (21) and a career (452) ... Major: Animal Science in the Pre-Veterinary Science curriculum.

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