Jess Richardson

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Jess Richardson
Date of birth (1930-08-18)August 18, 1930
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of death June 17, 1975(1975-06-17) (aged 44)
Career information
Position(s) Defensive tackle
College Alabama
NFL Draft 1953 / Round: 8 / Pick: 92
Career history
As player
NFL Philadelphia Eagles
AFL Boston Patriots
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls 1 (1959)
Career stats

Jesse William Richardson (August 18, 1930- June 17, 1975) was an American collegiate and Professional Football player who played defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles, and in the American Football League for the Boston Patriots. Richardson played college football at the University of Alabama and was drafted in the eighth round of the 1953 NFL Draft.

He was the last lineman to have played without a face mask. He died on June 17, 1975 from kidney disease.[citation needed]

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