Weston Richburg
C #70
Height:
6-3
Weight:
298
Age:
26
College:
Colorado State
Hometown:
Bushland, TX
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

G
16
GS
16

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-     Originally a 2nd-round (43rd pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2014.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Richburg has played in 47 games with 46 starts - 15 at left guard as a rookie in 2014, and 31 at center in 2015 and 2016.
-    In 2016, Richburg started all 16 regular-season games and the NFC Wild Card Game at center…It was the first time in his career he started every game…Richburg joined left tackle Ereck Flowers and right guard John Jerry as offensive linemen who started all 17 games…He was a standout on an offensive line that allowed only 22 regular-season sacks, behind only Oakland (19) and Pittsburgh (21).
-    In 2015, Richburg started all 15 games in which he played at center…Inactive at Washington (11/19) with an ankle injury…Key component on a line that helped the Giants finish 6th in the NFL in scoring (26.3 points a game) and 8th in total yards (372.3 a game) and helped Eli Manning throw 35 touchdown passes while setting a franchise record with 387 completions.
-    As a rookie in 2014, Richburg played in all 16 games with 15 starts at left guard…Was replaced in the starting lineup by Adam Snyder vs. Dallas (11/23). When Snyder suffered a knee injury in that game, Richburg returned to left guard and stayed there the remainder of the season…Richburg was part of a line that helped the Giants finish 10th in the NFL in yards-per-game (367.2), including 7th in passing yardage (267.0), and instrumental in Manning completing a franchise-record 63.1 percent of his passes.

COLLEGE:   
-    Richburg started all 50 games in his 4 years at Colorado State, a school record…He lined up at center 45 times, at strongside guard for the first 3 games of his career and at strongside tackle in 2 games in 2011…Recorded 273 knockdown blocks…Registered 39 touchdown-resulting blocks through 4 seasons…As a senior in 2013, Richburg started all 14 games at center and was an All-Mountain West Conference first-team selection…Was a candidate for the Rimington Trophy (3rd time), an award given annually to the nation’s most outstanding center, Outland Trophy (2nd time), given to the best interior lineman, and Lombardi Award (2nd time), which goes to the top lineman or linebacker...In 2012, he started all 12 games at center…Was an All-Mountain West Conference honorable mention selection…The Rams’ coaches and teammates named Richburg one of the team’s 4 captains…Consistently graded out above 90%, leading the offensive line...In 2011, started all 12 games - 10 at center and 2 at strongside offensive tackle…Named 2nd-team All-Mountain West…Richburg was a Rimington Trophy candidate, 1 of 4 sophomores to receive that honor…Showed his versatility during fall camp, with occasional reps at tackle on an injury-depleted line... With 12 minutes remaining in an 18-15 loss to San Diego State, Richburg got his snapping hand caught on a defender’s jersey and broke a bone. He went to the locker room to cast the injury...Spent the week before CSU’s trip to Texas Christian snapping with his left hand while practicing at tackle, and made his first career start at strongside tackle vs. the Horned Frogs. He played the entire game there, keeping alive a streak of consecutive starts...Returned to start at center in the season finale vs. Wyoming, snapping with his left hand, but sustained the first bad snap of his career, breaking a string of 1,179 successful snaps…As a freshman in 2010, Richburg started all 12 games for the Rams, the first 3 at guard and the final 9 at center…Named honorable-mention All-Mountain West Conference…A former high-school quarterback, he had not played center before his freshman season at CSU, but did not have a bad snap all season and allowed only 1.0 sack all year…In 2009, Richburg redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility...He participated on the CSU track and field team in the spring, finishing 3rd at the Don Barrett Duals with a 16-pound shot put toss of 51’-6 ½”…Also recorded a toss for the Rams at the Mountain West Conference Championships.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Raised awareness for Wounded Warrior Project by wearing custom-designed cleats during Week 13 for the league-wide initiative “My Cause My Cleats.”..Participated in Pros vs. GI Joes and played video games against military veterans through the Wounded Warrior Project, which works to provide services and programs for the benefit of wounded service members...Honored first responders on the 15th anniversary of 9/11 by joining firefighters from Engine 34 Ladder 21 for a casual BBQ dinner at their firehouse in Hell’s Kitchen...Attended the 2017 Giants Draft Party, thanking season ticket holders for their support...Attended the Clara Maass Medical Center Golf Invitational that raises funds to support programs and services at the hospital... Played in the Giants Foundation Golf Outing at Westchester Country Club with foundation supporters...Played in the Newark Mentoring Movement Golf Outing

PERSONAL:
-    Married to Marlee…Richburg graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animal science and is pursuing a master’s degree in adult education…Two relatives played football at Texas Tech, Nathan and Aubrey Richburg...Helped members of the Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County with homework and reading, and also participated in the club’s sports programs in March before the 2010 season...Made several appearances visiting with developmentally disabled kids at Respite Care of Fort Collins, in February 2010, February 2011 and July 2011...For a month during the summer of 2010, interacted with low-income Linton Elementary students at a local clubhouse, in conjunction with the Larimer County Food Bank, Fort Collins Recreation and Vineland Church…Attended Bushland (Texas) High School, where he began his career as a quarterback, also playing linebacker during his freshman season, but a growth spurt prior to his sophomore campaign saw him convert to the line, playing on both sides of the ball…As a senior, the team captain helped lead the Falcons to a 10-0 regular season record en route to capturing the district title…Recorded 2 sacks as a senior defensive lineman and earned first-team All-District honors as an offensive lineman…Also lettered in basketball and track…Still holds the school record in the shot put with a throw of 60’-1”, the 4th-best throw by a Texas prep athlete in any classification and worthy of the Texas Class 2A gold medal…Also was a hurdler on his track team earlier in high school…National Honor Society member graduated with a 3.4 grade point average…Son of Ruth and Danny Richburg.
TRANSACTIONS:
-     Originally a 2nd-round (43rd pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2014.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Richburg has played in 47 games with 46 starts - 15 at left guard as a rookie in 2014, and 31 at center in 2015 and 2016.
-    In 2016, Richburg started all 16 regular-season games and the NFC Wild Card Game at center…It was the first time in his career he started every game…Richburg joined left tackle Ereck Flowers and right guard John Jerry as offensive linemen who started all 17 games…He was a standout on an offensive line that allowed only 22 regular-season sacks, behind only Oakland (19) and Pittsburgh (21).
-    In 2015, Richburg started all 15 games in which he played at center…Inactive at Washington (11/19) with an ankle injury…Key component on a line that helped the Giants finish 6th in the NFL in scoring (26.3 points a game) and 8th in total yards (372.3 a game) and helped Eli Manning throw 35 touchdown passes while setting a franchise record with 387 completions.
-    As a rookie in 2014, Richburg played in all 16 games with 15 starts at left guard…Was replaced in the starting lineup by Adam Snyder vs. Dallas (11/23). When Snyder suffered a knee injury in that game, Richburg returned to left guard and stayed there the remainder of the season…Richburg was part of a line that helped the Giants finish 10th in the NFL in yards-per-game (367.2), including 7th in passing yardage (267.0), and instrumental in Manning completing a franchise-record 63.1 percent of his passes.

COLLEGE:   
-    Richburg started all 50 games in his 4 years at Colorado State, a school record…He lined up at center 45 times, at strongside guard for the first 3 games of his career and at strongside tackle in 2 games in 2011…Recorded 273 knockdown blocks…Registered 39 touchdown-resulting blocks through 4 seasons…As a senior in 2013, Richburg started all 14 games at center and was an All-Mountain West Conference first-team selection…Was a candidate for the Rimington Trophy (3rd time), an award given annually to the nation’s most outstanding center, Outland Trophy (2nd time), given to the best interior lineman, and Lombardi Award (2nd time), which goes to the top lineman or linebacker...In 2012, he started all 12 games at center…Was an All-Mountain West Conference honorable mention selection…The Rams’ coaches and teammates named Richburg one of the team’s 4 captains…Consistently graded out above 90%, leading the offensive line...In 2011, started all 12 games - 10 at center and 2 at strongside offensive tackle…Named 2nd-team All-Mountain West…Richburg was a Rimington Trophy candidate, 1 of 4 sophomores to receive that honor…Showed his versatility during fall camp, with occasional reps at tackle on an injury-depleted line... With 12 minutes remaining in an 18-15 loss to San Diego State, Richburg got his snapping hand caught on a defender’s jersey and broke a bone. He went to the locker room to cast the injury...Spent the week before CSU’s trip to Texas Christian snapping with his left hand while practicing at tackle, and made his first career start at strongside tackle vs. the Horned Frogs. He played the entire game there, keeping alive a streak of consecutive starts...Returned to start at center in the season finale vs. Wyoming, snapping with his left hand, but sustained the first bad snap of his career, breaking a string of 1,179 successful snaps…As a freshman in 2010, Richburg started all 12 games for the Rams, the first 3 at guard and the final 9 at center…Named honorable-mention All-Mountain West Conference…A former high-school quarterback, he had not played center before his freshman season at CSU, but did not have a bad snap all season and allowed only 1.0 sack all year…In 2009, Richburg redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility...He participated on the CSU track and field team in the spring, finishing 3rd at the Don Barrett Duals with a 16-pound shot put toss of 51’-6 ½”…Also recorded a toss for the Rams at the Mountain West Conference Championships.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Raised awareness for Wounded Warrior Project by wearing custom-designed cleats during Week 13 for the league-wide initiative “My Cause My Cleats.”..Participated in Pros vs. GI Joes and played video games against military veterans through the Wounded Warrior Project, which works to provide services and programs for the benefit of wounded service members...Honored first responders on the 15th anniversary of 9/11 by joining firefighters from Engine 34 Ladder 21 for a casual BBQ dinner at their firehouse in Hell’s Kitchen...Attended the 2017 Giants Draft Party, thanking season ticket holders for their support...Attended the Clara Maass Medical Center Golf Invitational that raises funds to support programs and services at the hospital... Played in the Giants Foundation Golf Outing at Westchester Country Club with foundation supporters...Played in the Newark Mentoring Movement Golf Outing

PERSONAL:
-    Married to Marlee…Richburg graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animal science and is pursuing a master’s degree in adult education…Two relatives played football at Texas Tech, Nathan and Aubrey Richburg...Helped members of the Boys and Girls Club of Larimer County with homework and reading, and also participated in the club’s sports programs in March before the 2010 season...Made several appearances visiting with developmentally disabled kids at Respite Care of Fort Collins, in February 2010, February 2011 and July 2011...For a month during the summer of 2010, interacted with low-income Linton Elementary students at a local clubhouse, in conjunction with the Larimer County Food Bank, Fort Collins Recreation and Vineland Church…Attended Bushland (Texas) High School, where he began his career as a quarterback, also playing linebacker during his freshman season, but a growth spurt prior to his sophomore campaign saw him convert to the line, playing on both sides of the ball…As a senior, the team captain helped lead the Falcons to a 10-0 regular season record en route to capturing the district title…Recorded 2 sacks as a senior defensive lineman and earned first-team All-District honors as an offensive lineman…Also lettered in basketball and track…Still holds the school record in the shot put with a throw of 60’-1”, the 4th-best throw by a Texas prep athlete in any classification and worthy of the Texas Class 2A gold medal…Also was a hurdler on his track team earlier in high school…National Honor Society member graduated with a 3.4 grade point average…Son of Ruth and Danny Richburg.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
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TOTAL 47 46
2016 NYG 16 16
2015 NYG 15 15
2014 NYG 16 15

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