Al Richardson (American football)

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Al Richardson
No. 56
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1957-09-23) September 23, 1957 (age 56)
Place of birth: Abbeville, Alabama
Career information
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 1980 / Round: 8 / Pick: 201
Debuted in 1980
Last played in 1985
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Sacks 9
Interceptions 9
Interception yards 186
Stats at NFL.com

Al Richardson (born September 23, 1957) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League who spent his entire 6-year career with the Atlanta Falcons. He won the AP Defensive Rookies of the Year in 1980 along with Buddy Curry. He played college football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.