Johnny Richardson
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Johnny Richardson

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
First Coast

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 285

Position:
DE


HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Danny Green at Orange Park and Marty Lee at First Coach High School. . .was widely considered one of the fastest-rising prospects in the nation. . .outstanding athlete who dominated on film during stretches. . .rated a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and ESPN.com. . .tabbed as the 34th-best player at defensive tackle and the 80th-best player in the state of Florida by ESPN.com. . .ranked a three-star recruit by Scout.com and 247Sports.com. . .rated as the No. 14 strongside defensive end by Rivals.com and the No. 51 prospect from Florida. . .rated as the No. 24 defensive tackle by Scout.com. . .his athleticism allowed him to play some wide receiver and tight end in high school. . .recorded eight tackles at Orange Park before transferring to First Coast. . . voted a Times Union Super 11 selection. . .was Louisville's first commitment after the Sugar Bowl... played for Marty Lee at First Coast. . .saw action on the defensive line and at tight end in high school. . .played in the Offense-Defense Bowl and is ranked the 269th-best prospect nationally by 247Composite. . . Jacksonville Times-Union Super 11 pick. . .originally committed to West Virginia and Florida State. . .missed his junior season with an ACL injury. . .injury issues have limited his high school career. . .received offers from Louisville, Alabama, Duke, Florida, Florida State, Miami, Michigan State, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Penn State, South Carolina and West Virginia.

    American Athletic Conference NCAA University of Louisville
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