Shane Richards

A three-star junior college prospect by and … Listed as the No. 17 junior college offensive tackle prospect in the nation by … Chose Oklahoma State over reported offers from Southern Miss, Troy and Akron, among others.

Junior College: Played for coach Joe Forchtner at New Mexico Military Institute … A key contributor on an offense that ranked 11th nationally with 4,759 yards during his sophomore season … That mark is more impressive when noting that it improved from No. 33 during the year prior with 3,153 yards on the season.

High School: Played for coach Darren Ward at Crescent Heights … Three-time Calgary HS All-Star at offensive line … 2012 Crescent Heights Lineman of the Year … Also played basketball and competed in track and field.

Personal: Shane Richards was born June 4, 1995, in Kingston, Jamaica … Son of Daniel and Opel Richards … Plans to study criminal justice.

Offensive Line Coach
Greg Adkins:

"This is a unique individual. He was born in Jamaica and grew up in Canada. He does not have a lot of football experience and ended up playing in New Mexico. A whirlwind tour, finally getting him into Stillwater, Oklahoma, and couldn't be more proud of an individual that has worked hard to achieve one his dreams and we look forward to having him on our football team."


Position: OL Height: 6-8 Weight: 330
Calgary, Alberta, Canada / New Mexico Military Institute / Crescent Heights HS