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Overview

Golden Richards

Date of birth
Dec 31, 1950

Ht: 6'1" Wt: 178 lbs.

Hometown
Salt Lake City, UT

College
University of Hawaii, Manoa

High school
Granite

Summary
John Golden Richards (born December 31, 1950 in Salt Lake City, Utah) is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver in the National Football League for eight seasons for the Dallas Cowboys and the Chicago Bears. Richards was a starter for the Cowboys in Super Bowl X against the Pittsburgh Steelers. And, in the Cowboys Super Bowl XII win over the Denver Broncos, he...
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Awards

Super Bowl Champion
Dallas Cowboys
1977

NFC Champion
Dallas Cowboys
1978, 1977, 1975

Playing career
Chicago BearsWide Receiver

Dallas CowboysWide Receiver, Punt Returner

BYU FootballPunt Returner, Flanker, Kick Returner, Cornerback
1971 All-WAC 1971 - 14 receptions, 238 yards, 2 TD (led team in receiving)...33 punt returns, 624 yards (led nation with 18.9 average), 4 TD 1970 - 36... View more

Trivia
  • 1969 in high school won three events in state track meet -- 100 yard dash in a wind-aided 9.7; 180 low hurdles in 19.4; and long jump at 23-1 1/4. . .he also won state long jump as a junior in 1968 at 23-6 1/4.

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by GoDevils95 Jan 16, 2012
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Dallas receiver Golden Richards catches a TD pass versus Broncos
by RAB88 Aug 23, 2011
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by nailboys Feb 20, 2011
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by RAB88 Dec 14, 2010
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by RAB88 Dec 14, 2010
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by RAB88 Dec 14, 2010
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12 Cowboys make top 100 list of worst players in NFL history
Dallas Morning News Cowboys Blog, Nov 18, 2010
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Gosselin: My Top 10 Dallas pro football moments
Dallas Morning News, Aug 11, 2010
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Gosselin: First Cowboys Super Bowl win should be area's top pro football moment
Dallas Morning News, Aug 10, 2010
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by nailboys Jul 04, 2010
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by nailboys May 11, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Golden Richards
Edited the career summary for Golden Richards.
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    "1971 led nation in punt return average at 18.9 wit 624 yards on 33 returns, including 4 touchdowns."
by garyw May 08, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Golden Richards
Edited the personal notes for Golden Richards.
  • Added trivia: "1969 in high school won three events in state track meet -- 100 yard dash in a wind-aided 9.7; 180 low hurdles in 19.4; and long jump at 23-1 1/4. . .he also won state long jump as a junior in 1968 at 23-6 1/4."
by garyw May 08, 2010
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