Tony Richardson

Fullback, American football player

1971 –

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Who is Tony Richardson?

Antonio "Tony" Richardson is a former American football fullback who played in the National Football League for sixteen seasons. He played college football for Auburn University. He was signed by the Dallas Cowboys as an undrafted free agent in 1994. A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Richardson played for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets.

He is considered one of the best fullbacks in NFL history having blocked for 1,000 yards rushers in nine consecutive NFL seasons in addition to leading the Kansas City Chiefs in rushing yards in 2000. During those seasons he paved the way for the success of running backs such as: Priest Holmes, Larry Johnson, Chester Taylor, Adrian Peterson, Thomas Jones and Ladanian Tomlinson.

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Born
Dec 17, 1971
Frankfurt
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Auburn University
  • Webster University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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