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Desmond Richards
Desmond Richards

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Montgomery, Texas

High School:
Magnolia West HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170

Position:
RB

Experience:
1L

2012: Played in eight games on the year and finished with 130 rushing yards to rank fourth on the team ... Ran the ball 32 times on the year for an average of 4.1 yards per carry ... Posted season-highs with nine carries for 44 yards against Sam Houston State (10/27) ... Added a season-long run of 20 yards against the Bearkats ... Carried four times for 34 yards in 52-21 win over McMurry (10/13) ... First career carry was a 14-yard run in 31-0 win over Langston (9/22) ... Finished the Langston game with 28 yards on three carries.

High School: Named District 17-4A Offensive MVP as a senior after leading Magnolia West High School to a 9-3 record ... Carried 256 times as a senior for 2,437 yards (9.5 per carry) and 31 touchdowns ... Also earned first-team all-district and All-Montgomery County honors and was a second-team Class 4A all-state selection ... Ran for 1,878 yards and 25 touchdowns as a junior, earning honorable mention all-state honors ... Named First-Team All-District 17-4A and All-Montgomery Country ... Finished high school career with 4,316 rushing yards and 57 touchdowns ... Earned all-district honors in baseball as a junior.

Personal: Desmond Richards was born on Sept. 29, 1993 ... Son of Johnny Richards ... Majoring in criminal justice.

04/16/2013

Crawfish Bowl goes to red team on intercpetion return

Keith Wilson returned overtime interception 80 yards for the game-winning score

04/06/2013

Lamar wraps up third week of spring practice

Cardinals will have one more Saturday scrimmage before Crawfish Bowl on Apr. 16

03/23/2013

Lamar wraps up first week of spring practice

Cardinals will be back in action Monday evening at 7 p.m.

11/15/2012

Football headed to McNeese for final game of the year

Lamar looking to pick up first win over rival since re-starting program

11/08/2012

Lamar welcomes Nicholls for final home football game

Cardinals will close the season at McNeese State next Saturday

11/23/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: MCNEESE @ LAMAR

HIGHLIGHTS FROM MCNEESE STATE @ LAMAR (BEAUMONT, TX)

11/22/2013

PREVIEW: MCNEESE @ LAMAR

PREVIEW OF THIS WEEKENDS GAME BETWEEN MCNEESE STATE & LAMAR. (BEAUMONT, TX)

11/14/2013

PREVIEW: SFA @ LAMAR

Jordan Washington takes you in depth for this weekends matchup between SFA/LAMAR. (Provost-Umphrey Stadium - Beaumont, TX)

11/09/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: LAMAR @ NORTHWESTERN ST

HIGHLIGHTS FROM LAMAR @ NORTHWESTERN STATE - NATCHITOCHES, LA

11/03/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: NICHOLLS vs. LAMAR

Beaumont, TX

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