McDevitt grad Lawrence Richardson shining bright at Morgan State University

The Pressbox reported that it was April of Lawrence Richardson’s senior year in high school when Morgan State “came out of the blue” to offer the linebacker a scholarship. Not just a scholarship, but a full scholarship.

Richardson hadn’t put on a football uniform until high school, and his days at Bishop McDevitt didn’t include many offers from high-profile schools.

“I really didn’t know if I was going to get a chance, I just prayed to God every night,” Richardson said. “Then this door opened up out of nowhere.”

The 6-1, 225-pound Richardson is coming off a 2021 season in which he was fifth in the conference with 6.8 tackles per game (68 total, 40 solo) and had 5.5 tackles for loss, two interceptions and a sack. As he heads into his junior year, the McDevitt graduate’s future at Morgan State looks bright.

Richardson was a standout linebacker and running back at Bishop McDevitt High School

For the full story, visit the Pressbox’s article.