By Otis Kirk
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed former Arkansas defensive back Kevin Richardson.
The Canadian Football League team announced the signing on Tuesday.
Richardson, 5-11, 180, played in nine games in 2018 with four starts. He finished with 16 tackles including seven solo and one pass breakup.
Richardson came to Arkansas as a walk-on recruit from Jacksonville High School. He redshirted in 2013. From 2014-18, Richardson played in 48 games with 20 starts. He had 127 tackles, 57 unassisted, 0.5 tackle for loss, one fumble recovery, four interceptions, a quarterback hurry and eight pass breakups.
At Jacksonville, he played defensive back, quarterback, running back, wide receiver and returner of both punts and kickoffs. He had more than 2,000 all-purpose yards and 17 touchdowns offensively and eight interceptions on defense as a senior.