Devondrick Richardson talks about commitment

Devondrick Richardson is a 6-3, 220-pound outside linebacker prospect from Barbour County High School in Clayton (Ala.). Richardson recently gave his verbal commitment to the University of South Alabama. Richardson tells the latest news.

"I committed to South Alabama September, 20th," Devondrick Richardson told from Barbour County High School.

"I went over there for an unofficial visit a few days before, and I got to know some of the coaches pretty well. I really liked Coach [Joey] Jones, Coach [Kurt] Crane, (linebackers), and all the other assistant coaches I talked to." "They (Coaches) were all nice people, and I liked the way they talked. Coach Crane told me he thought I could come in and play from the beginning. I really liked that. I don't want to have to set out for a year, or two, I want to play," Richardson stated.

"While I was visiting I got to see the campus, which is very nice, and I got to see the site where the new facilities are going to be built. I also got to see a blue-print of the building, and how it is all going to be laid out. The facilities are going to be very nice," Richardson noted. also spoke with Richardson's high school coach. Coach Juan Williams tells us of his standout player.

"Devondrick has only played two years of football. He was a stand-out basketball player at Barbour County High School, and we finally got him out for football," Coach Williams explained.

"He had a lot of raw talent last year, but he helped himself this summer by attending a lot of camps. He has come along very nicely. He still has his best football ahead of him, and he should do very well for South Alabama," Williams concluded.

Coach Juan Williams says Devondrick Richardson is 6-4, 220-pounds, and runs a 4.60-forty yard dash.

Richardson reports an 18 on his ACT.

Devondrick Richardson chose the Jaguars over Jacksonville State University.

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