The New York Jets selected the big 6' 2", 290 pound defensive lineman No. 13.
Richardson shined in his debut season in the Southeastern Conference. He earned second-team all-SEC honors last season. He recorded 75 tackles, including 10.5 tackles for a loss and 4.5 sacks.
The St. Louis native signed with Missouri twice. He attended a junior college in California his freshman season, before transferring to play at Mizzou for his sophomore and junior seasons.