Willie Richardson, American football player, Died at 76


Willie Louis Richardson was born on November 17, 1939, and died on February 8, 2016.

He was a professional American football wide receiver.

He has played in the National Football League.

Willie played nine seasons for the Baltimore Colts (1963–1969, 1971) and the Miami Dolphins (1970).

Richardson was named 1st Team All-Pro by the Associated Press for the 1967 NFL season and went to two Pro Bowls.

Willie Richardson was an All-American at Jackson State.

He was in 2003, inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

The footballer was the older brother of former NFL wide receiver Gloster Richardson, who played for the Kansas City Chiefs, the Dallas Cowboys and the Cleveland Browns.

Willie Richardson passed away at 76 yrs old.