COURTESY JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY 
 Jackson State great and former NFL standout Willie Richardson died last week at the age of 76.
COURTESY JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY Jackson State great and former NFL standout Willie Richardson died last week at the age of 76.
COURTESY JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY Jackson State great and former NFL standout Willie Richardson died last week at the age of 76.

Willie Richardson was a SWAC pioneer

February 16, 2016 09:06 PM

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