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62 Jacob Richard
Awards and Honors: 2015 All-Mid-American Conference Second Team
2015 NFF Campbell Trophy Semifinalist
2015 Rimington Trophy (Nation's Top Center) Fall Watch List
2015 MAC Distinguished Scholar Athlete
2015 Ball State John Magnabosco Award (team MVP)
2015 MAC Medal of Excellence
2013, 2014 All-Mid-American Conference Third Team
2014 Vince Lombardi Award (Nation's Top Lineman) Watch List 
2014, 2015 Ball State Team Captain
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Academic All-Mid-American Conference

2015 (R-Sr.): Started all 12 games at center … one of five players to start every game … finished his career with 37 consecutive starts … helped the offense pile up more than 400 yards of total offense in five games … part of offensive line that allowed the fifth fewest sacks per game in the nation (0.92).

2014 (R-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 (R-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 nationally for fewest sacks allowed with an average of 1.17 per game.

2012 (R-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 (Fr.): Redshirted as a walk-on.

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

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

PERSONAL: Son of Charles and Gina Richard … earned his Ball State bachelor’s degree in May 2015 … born Oct. 2, 1992, in Bridgeport, Connecticut … two brothers … brother, Jameson, played football at Buffalo and in the National Football League for the Indianapolis Colts … full name is Jacob Cody Richard.

 

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2012

11

 

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2013

13

 

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2014

12

 

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2015

12

 

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TOTAL

48

 

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Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 286
Year: Senior
Hometown: Weston, Conn.
High School: Weston
Major: Business
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