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SHARKS SIGN FORMER JAGUAR

04/21/2011 5:00 PM -

JACKSONVILLE FL- The Jacksonville Sharks continue to adjust their roster while preparing for the upcoming game against the Cleveland Gladiators. The Jacksonville Sharks welcome DB David Richardson to the roster.

In order to create space on the roster DB Bill Alford has been placed on Injured Reserve.

Richardson(6’2, 205) attended Cal Poly. During Richardson’s senior season as a Mustang, he won AFCA All-America honors and started all of the team’s 11 games and recorded five interceptions, two touchdowns, 50 tackles, seven pass deflections, and a sack. As a junior he garnered three interceptions and 57 tackles.

After his collegiate career Richardson was signed as an Undrafted Free Agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars. Richardson played as a reserve cornerback during his first two years. During his third year Richardson primarily played on special teams. During his Jaguar tenure Richardson appeared in 13 games and recorded seven tackles and one pass breakup.

ABOUT THE SHARKS: The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The reigning South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The Sharks return to action Saturday, April 23 in a regular season match- up against the Cleveland Gladiators. Season Tickets for the 2011 season are still available. To reserve your season tickets, group tickets, or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Single game tickets are available at the arena box office, ticketmaster.com or at many Ticketmaster outlets. Follow the Sharks on Facebook at Facebook.com/jaxsharks and [email protected]