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Former four-star A&M LB on the move to UNT

Jordan Richmond

Already this offseason, North Texas has added a pair of transfers from FBS football programs.  Reportedly, you can add a third into the mix.

Citing a school source, the Denton Chronicle is reporting that Jordan Richmond has decided to continue his collegiate playing career at North Texas.  The linebacker played his high school football in Denton, Tex., where he turned into a four-star member of the Aggies’ 2012 recruiting class.

While UNT has yet to officially announce the addition of Richmond — or any other transfer for that matter — he is listed on the team’s official online roster.  The two others players who reportedly transferred into the program, San Diego State’s Dan Kottman and SMU’s Sam Rice, are listed as well.

Richmond, rated as the No. 33 player at any position in the state of Texas coming out of high school, did not play as a true freshman in 2012.  In December of that year, he was charged with pot possession and was not a part of the A&M team in 2013.

According to the Chronicle, Richmond will sit out the 2014 season and should have two years of eligibility remaining beginning in 2015.  Why Richmond would not be eligible to play immediately this season after sitting out last year is unclear.

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