Wally Richardson

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For the English footballer, see Wally Richardson (footballer).
Wally Richardson
No. 14
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-02-11) February 11, 1974 (age 43)
Place of birth: Orangeburg, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school: Sumter (SC)
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 7 / Pick: 234
Career history

New York Jets

Career NFL statistics
Passing yards: 1
Touchdowns: 0
QB rating: 56.2
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Comp. / Att.: 20 / 40
Passing yards: 280
TD-INT: 6-3
QB Rating: 79-17
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Wallace Herman "Wally" Richardson (born February 11, 1974) is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League with 1 career passing yard.[1] He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the seventh round of the 1997 NFL Draft.[2] He started at QB for the XFL's NY/NJ Hitmen. He played college football at Penn State.[3]

Post football[edit]

Upon his retirement from professional football, Richardson joined Penn State’s Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes, first as a graduate assistant in 2001 and then as an academic counselor from 2003-07.[4] From 2007-11, Richardson served as the associate director of the Rankin Smith Student-Athlete Service Center at the University of Georgia, working with members of the football, women’s volleyball and equestrian teams.[4] He was named associate director of football academic support at the University of North Carolina before the 2011 football season.[4]

In April 2013, Richardson was named director of the Penn State Football Letterman’s Club, an organization of more than 1,500 former Penn State football players and student managers.[4]


  1. ^ "Wally Richardson". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2010-10-22. 
  2. ^ "1997 NFL Draft". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved 2010-10-22. 
  3. ^ "Kulka To Coordinate Football Academic Support Program; Richardson Joins Academic Support Staff". Penn State University. 2003-07-16. Retrieved 2010-10-22. 
  4. ^ a b c d "Wally Richardson Named Penn State Football Letterman's Club Director". Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics. 2013-04-25.