Richard Freeman

Defensive End/Linebacker, 6-5, 240

Brentwood, Tennessee
Brentwood H.S.

Football Background
Team captain... Superb athlete with tremendous upside... Two-year starter, three-year varsity letterwinner at defensive end, used as fullback in short-yardage situations... Team competed in playoffs each of his three varsity seasons... In 2001, had 66 solo tackles, 11 sacks, nine quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery... Defense limited opponents to 6.6 points per game... Had four sacks in win over Father Ryan... Associated Press All-State, all-region and all-county selection... Named MVP Defensive Lineman in region and Nashville Tennessean “Super Seven” Defensive Lineman... Runs 4.8 40-yard dash.

3.75 GPA, with honor roll recognition the last two years... Earned Eagle Scout badge... Father, Rod, was a Vanderbilt basketball standout who was drafted by the NFL before playing for the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers. Youngest of three siblings, older sister Kelly played four years of basketball for Florida Gators... High school also produced VU secondary recruit Ben Koger and freshman quarterback Matt Henshaw of Florida State... Plans to study Human and Organizational Development..


Vanderbilt Athletic Department
2601 Jess Neely Drive
Nashville, TN 37212
615-322-GOLD (4653)