Steve Richardson

Steve RichardsonSteve Richardson, a Dallas-based freelance writer, has covered college and professional sports since the late 1970s. He worked at the Kansas City Star and later at the Dallas Morning News for more than 20 years combined. He has served as a special correspondent for college sports for several publications in recent years and has written, collaborated on, or edited 11 books. Richardson served as editor for 60 Years of the Outland Trophy and collaborated with Rare Air Media for ABC Sports College Football All-Time All-America Team. He has been a correspondent for Sports Illustrated and written freelance articles for numerous publications, including USA Today. A 1975 graduate of the University of Missouri, Richardson has collected writing awards while working in three states. He has covered 24 Final Fours, all the traditional major bowl games, professional sports and two Olympics. He was the president of the United States Basketball Writers Association in 2002-03 and has been executive director of the Football Writers Association of America since 1996.

Dobbs believes in always “giving it back”

January 10, 2011

Navy’s senior quarterback Ricky Dobbs is one of the most prolific rushing quarterbacks in college football history.  But mastering Navy’s option offense is just a footnote to Dobbs’ off-the-fiel… Continue Reading…

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy has designs on the perfect senior season and a national title

September 07, 2009

Texas senior quarterback Colt McCoy grew up dreaming about playing college football at Abilene Christian where his father, Brad, once was a safety. That seemed like an appropriate goal for a skinny ki… Continue Reading…
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