Al Richardson (American football)

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Al Richardson
No. 56
Position: Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1957-09-23) September 23, 1957 (age 59)
Place of birth: Abbeville, Alabama
Career information
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 1980 / Round: 8 / Pick: 201
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Sacks: 9
Interceptions: 9
Interception yards: 186
Player stats at

Alpette C. Richardson (born September 23, 1957) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) who spent six seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. He won the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year in 1980 along with Buddy Curry. He played college football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.