Tom Murphy is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of Louisiana Tech University, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 football poll. Murphy was the 2017 Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year.
Kevin Richardson signs with CFL team
Kevin Richardson celebrates after scoring against Ole Miss in Arkansas' 38-37 win.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League announced Tuesday they had signed former Arkansas defensive back Kevin Richardson and former Auburn offensive lineman Avery Young.
Richardson, a former walk-on from Jacksonville who became a starter and team captain with the Razorbacks, racked up 125 tackles, 4 interceptions and 8 pass breakups during his five-year career.
The 5-11, 180-pounder had a key 22 yard-fumble return touchdown in the Razorbacks’ 38-37 comeback victory at Ole Miss in 2017.
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