Jimmy Richards
Center 66
295 lbs.
West Jordan, 
Last School
West Jordan High School
Roster Years
1993 | 1996-1999


Born in Ft. Jackson, S.C. ... Parents are James and Susan ... Recruited by Air Force, Army, USC, UCLA and Washington ... Served an LDS Church mission to Argentina ... Married the former Monique Evershed in January, 1997 ... they have a son, Porter ... Majoring in Spanish.

Before BYU

Graduated from West Jordan High in 1993 ... Received the Presidential Academic Fitness Award ... Received the City of West Jordan Outstanding Personal Achievement Award in 1990 ... Lettered in football, baseball and wrestling ... Took first-place honors in 1992 at the U.S. Weightlifting Clean and Jerk ... Named all-area, all-region, all-state and honorable mention USA Today All-American ... Coached by Rick Bojak.


BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 1996

Saw action against Arkansas State, UNLV, UTEP, and Rice.

Sophmore Year 1997

Was second-unit.

Junior Year 1998

Senior Year 1999

Team captain...started at center for BYU...second-team All-MWC...was named offensive lineman of the game a team-high five times (Washington, Colorado State, Air Force, San Diego State, Wyoming).

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 1993

Medical Redshirt Year 1993