Richardson making big plays for Tigers

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel (center) and others on the Tigers' bench celebrate Saturday as time runs out in a 21-16 victory over Central Florida in Orlando, Fla.

Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel (center) and others on the Tigers' bench celebrate Saturday as time runs out in a 21-16 victory over Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. Photo by The Associated Press.

COLUMBIA, Mo. — It’s no secret Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson attracts attention and has an obvious air of confidence about himself.

At 6-4, 295 pounds, he’s got the attention of opposing teams’ offenses.

His outgoing nature and sometimes lack of a filter can be an attention grabber for everybody else.

But nearly a month after he became a media sensation for his comments about Georgia playing “old-man football,” it’s Richardson’s motor on the field that has people paying attention to him.

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