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Gameday Guide 2017
 
CU Football BIO
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Richard Yeargin
Player Profile:
Richard Yeargin 1809438
Position: DE
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 260
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Lauderdale Lakes, Fla.
High School: University School of Nova Southeastern University
Experience: 2 Letters

Defensive end has been a steady reserve for the Tigers through two seasons ... has 29 career tackles (five for loss) in 336 snaps over 22 games.

2016: Had 14 tackles, including four for loss, in 189 snaps over 12 games ... totaled three tackles in 19 snaps at Auburn and three against Troy in 29 snaps ... had tackle for loss in 25 snaps against SC State ... posted tackle for loss and two quarterback pressures in 22 snaps of win over No. 3 Louisville ... had two tackles, including half of a tackle for loss, with a pass breakup in 34 snaps of the win over Syracuse ... shared a sack and posted 1.5 tackles for loss at Wake Forest ... missed final two games of the regular season with an injury.

2015: Posted 15 tackles and a sack in 147 snaps over 10 games ... also has one quarterback pressure ... played 19 snaps in his first collegiate game ... credited for three tackles in win over Appalachian State ... tallied six tackles in 21 snaps against Georgia Tech ... tallied 12 snaps against Boston College ... posted first career sack in 58-0 win at Miami ... played 17 snaps against Wake Forest ... also logged 17 snaps in the Capital One Orange Bowl, contributing a tackle.

2014: Redshirted.

Before Clemson: Rated among the top-300 players in the nation and No. 38 player in Florida by 247Sports.com ... No. 17 outside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com ... U.S. Army All-American ... Nike Opening selection ... first-team All-American by MaxPreps.com ... first-team all-state as a senior ... had 85 tackles, 21.5 tackles for loss and 15 sacks as a senior ... originally from South Carolina ... coached by Roger Harriott at University School of Nova Southeastern University ... recruited by Brent Venables.

Personal: Majoring in sports communication ... born Oct. 14, 1996.

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