Kyle Richardson

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This article is about the American footballer. For the Australian swimmer, see Kyle Richardson (swimmer).
Kyle Richardson
Position: Punter
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-03-02) March 2, 1973 (age 42)
Place of birth: Farmington, Missouri
Career information
College: Arkansas State
Undrafted: 1996
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Punts: 572
Punting Yards: 23,489
Punting Avg: 41.1
Stats at
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Kyle Davis Richardson (born March 2, 1973) is a former National Football League punter. He played college football at Arkansas State University and went on to have a ten-year professional career. He played for the Rhein Fire in NFL Europe in 1996, the Miami Dolphins and Seattle Seahawks in 1997, the Baltimore Ravens from 1998 to 2001, the Minnesota Vikings in 2002, the Cincinnati Bengals from 2003 to 2004, and the Cleveland Browns in 2005.

High school and college[edit]

Richardson attended high school at Farmington Senior High School. During his time at Farmington, he played football, basketball, and track. In his high school football career, Richardson played the positions of defensive back, punter, placekicker, and wide receiver, and was a three-year starter and All-conference/All-region member of the football team those three years.[1]

NFL career[edit]

Richardson was a member of the Baltimore Ravens team that won Super Bowl XXXV. He, along with New York Giants punter Brad Maynard, hold the record for most punts (both teams) in a Super Bowl with 21 punts. Maynard holds the individual record with 11 punts (38.4 yd/avg) and Richardson is second with 10 punts (43.0 yd/avg.).[2]

While with the Baltimore Ravens, his jersey number was 5.


  1. ^ "Journal of the Senate". Missouri State Senate. February 12, 2001. Retrieved 2009-04-30. 
  2. ^ "[1]." NFL.COM stats. Retrieved on Sept. 21, 2011.