Talk about how preseason camp went for you this year?
Richardson: I thought it went well. I've got a good shot of playing in the game on Saturday. I'm going to play, I just won't start. I should get a few reps though.
When you came to Clemson, did you have any idea that you were going to play this early?
Richardson: No not really. The only thing I thought about is that my coach tried to tell me that I should try and make the travel squad, and that's what I was aiming for.
So he told you to make the travel squad, now it looks like you are going to play in the first game of the season as a true freshman. Do you feel pretty good about that?
Richardson: Yeah. I feel confident you know.
I know you've played on both sides of the offensive line, what position are you playing now?
Richardson: Right now I'm playing left tackle. I was playing right, but they switched me over during the second week of camp. So far, it looks like they are going to keep me there.
Run through the depth chart with me right now at left tackle?
Richardson: It's Jesse Pickens, and then me.
What have the coaches told you specifically about playing against Wake Forest next Saturday?
Richardson: We've been going over their schemes and how their defensive ends move. They are kind of quick, but they've got us prepared for it.
Are you surprised that you are able to come in and do this so early in your career?
Richardson: I am a little surprised. I thought they would have a few more people with some more experience. I think we were lacking a little bit. I guess that's one of the reasons they recruited me.
With all the movement on the offensive line this year with different players switching positions, is that cause for concern at all?
Richardson: I don't think so. Not at all. Those moves are good. Coach Scott knows what he is doing and he makes the right decisions.
Quick Hits with Barry Richardson
CUTigers.com Top Stories
5-17 RECRUITING RADARIn our weekly Recruiting Radar, CUTigers Recruiting Analyst Gary McDaniel updates you on the latest news and intel on the Clemson recruiting front!
CUTigers.comWednesday at 2:59 PM
BEER & SALAMI: THE SEQUELTrailing 8-7 in the 8th, Reed Rohlman was intentionally walked to load the bases for Clemson National Player of the Year Seth Beer, and he delivered with his second grand slam of…
CUTigers.comWednesday at 10:58 AM
5-10 RECRUITING RADAR - THE OPENINGIn this week's edition of the Radar, CUTigers.com Recruiting Analyst Gary McDaniel travels to Charlotte to bring you comprehensive coverage of Nike's The Opening, where Clemson…
TIGERS SWEEP FURMANLogan Davidson led off the game with a homer and Weston Jackson tripled twice, as #7 Clemson cruised past Furman 10-5 at Fluor Field in Greenville.
TIGERS TAKE SERIESIn his first start since the first series of the season, true freshman Kyle Wilkie went 2-4 with a 2-out, 2-RBI triple in relief of injured catcher Chris Williams, as #7 Clemson…