College: Abilene Christian University
Birthday: June 1, 1992
Hometown: Waco, TX
Years Pro: Rookie
Professional (2017-present): Nicholas signed with the Sioux Falls Storm of the Indoor Football League (IFL) for the 2017 season.
Senior (Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX, 2014): Nick entered his senior season just 10 sacks away from moving into first place on ACU’s all-time sacks list. He entered his senior season having started in 15 straight games for the Wildcats.
• Richardson was named to the 2014 College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Watch List.
Junior 2013 (Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX, 2013): Nick started all 11 games at defensive end. Richardson finished the season with 53 total tackles, 15.5 tackles for loss, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. He also had a team-best 11 sacks, which is tied for the fifth-best single-season total in ACU history.
Sophomore (Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX, 2012): Nick finished the season with 50 tackles (27 solo), 9.5 sacks, 14.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, three quarterback hurries and two pass breakups.
• He earned Honorable Mention All-Lone Star Conference honors for his play.
Freshman (Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX, 2011): Nick played in all 11 and started in eight games. Richardson finished the season with 31 tackles (20 solo), 4.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, three quarterback hurries and one blocked kick.
High School: Nick was a two-year letterman.
• Richardson earned First Team All-District defensive end honors.