Kent Richardson

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Kent Richardson
No. 8     Philadelphia Soul
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-04-21) April 21, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Tallahasse, Florida
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: Tallahassee (FL) Rickards
College: West Virginia
Undrafted in 2010
Debuted in 2011 for the Philadelphia Soul
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career Arena football statistics as of 2014
Tackles 138
Pass Break Ups 27
Forced Fumbles 6
Fumble Recoveries 4
Interceptions 17
Stats at

Kent Richardson (born April 21, 1987) is an American football cornerback for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at West Virginia.

Professional career[edit]

Philadelphia Soul[edit]

In 2011, Richardson signed to play for the Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League. In 2012, he led the league in interceptions with 14, and was named the Defensive Back of the Year, as well as earning First Team All-Arena.[1]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

After re-signing with the Soul for 2013, he was placed on other league exempt list due to his signing of a futures contract with the Cleveland Browns.[1]

Jacksonville Sharks[edit]

After his release from the Browns, the Soul traded Richardson to the Jacksonville Sharks for Jeff Hughley.[2]

Return to Soul[edit]

On February 27, 2014, Richardson was traded back to the Soul for Hughley once again.

Toronto Argonauts[edit]

On April 15, 2014, Richardson signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He was released in June and re-joined the Soul.


  1. ^ a b "Defensive Back of the Year Richardson Heading to NFL". OurSports Central. January 4, 2013. Retrieved January 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Jeff Hughley Returns to Philadelphia". OurSports Central. September 6, 2013. Retrieved September 9, 2013. 

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