Rich isn't listed on the updated 2012 NC State roster, and the official indicated that the updated roster is correct.
A native of Portal, Georgia, Rich's future plans are unknown at this point. He enrolled at NC State in 2010 and redshirted as a true freshman. Rich saw action in five contests in 2011, including a high of 32 snaps in the win over South Alabama. He totaled two tackles in that contest and another pair against Georgia Tech.
The 6-foot-3, 261-pounder played defensive end and wide receiver during his prep career at Portal High School.