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62 Jacob Richard


** 2013 & 2014 All-Mid-American Conference Third Team **

** 2014 Vince Lombardi Award (Nation's Top Lineman) Watch List  **

** 2014 Ball State Team Captain **

* 2012, 2013 & 2014 Academic All-Mid-American Conference *

2014 (Jr.):  Started all 12 games to earn third letter . . . part of an offensive line that blocked for Ball State all-time leading rusher Jahwan Edwards . . . part of an offensive line that ranked in the nation's top-20 in fewest sacks allowed and fewest tackles for loss allowed.

2013 (So.):  Started 12 games to earn second letter . . . part of an offensive line that blocked for record setting seasons by Keith Wenning (quarterback), Willie Snead (wide receiver) and Jahwan Edwards (running back) . . . helped Ball State rank 17th in the nation for fewest sacks allowed with an average of 1.17 per game.

2012 (Fr.):  Played in 11 games, including the Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl St. Petersburg, to earn first letter . . . made first career start at Army . . . started four games . . . part of an offensive line that blocked for Jahwan Edwards' 1,410 yards rushing - the third highest single-season total in Ball State history . . . protected quarterback Keith Wenning, who set a then-school record with 301 completions and threw for the third best single season total of 3,095 passing yards in school history.

2011:  Redshirted as a walk-on.

PREP SCHOOL:  Competed in football at Milford Academy for Coach Bill Chaplick . . . helped team to an 11-1 record.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Earned three letters for Coach Joe Lato at Weston High School in Connecticut . . . all-state and all-conference as a senior . . . started final 31 straight games at center . . . Weston's team captain as a senior.

PERSONAL:  Son of Charles and Gina Richard . . . owns a 4.0 grade-point average on Ball State's 4.0 scale . . .managed a 4.0 GPA last fall . . . born Oct. 2, 1992, in Bridgeport, Conn. . . . two brothers . . . brother, Jameson, played football at Buffalo and in the National Football League for the Indianapolis Colts . . . the 2011 season marked Jameson's fourth for the Colts . . . full name is Jacob Cody Richard.



2012 2   No other statistics
TOTAL 2   No other statistics
Position: Center
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 286
Year: Senior
Hometown: Weston, Conn.
High School: Weston
Major: Business
Experience: 3 Letters
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FB: Post-Game Press Conference (10/3/15 vs Toledo)
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Pete Lembo Toledo Press Conference
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