Richie Incognito life and biography

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Richie Incognito biography

Date of birth : 1983-07-05
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Englewood, N.J.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-08
Credited as : Football player NFL, guard for the Miami Dolphins, Super Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Richie Incognito played both sides of the ball at Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale, Ariz., and helped his team to an 8-4 record and the first round of the state playoffs in 2000. He was the first Division I-A player to come out of Mountain Ridge, which opened in 1996. Incognito only visited Nebraska and committed in May of 2000, before attending the Big Red Football School. He was also recruited by Michigan, Michigan State, Southern California and Oregon.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Signed with the Dolphins as an unrestricted free agent from Buffalo on March 17, 2010 ... Claimed by Buffalo off of waivers from the St. Louis Rams on December 17, 2009 ... Released by St. Louis on December 15, 2009 ... Originally was a third-round draft choice (81st overall) of the Rams in 2005.

PRO
2010 - Started all seven games at left guard this season ... Made his Dolphin debut in a start at left guard on Sept. 12th at Buffalo ... Started all four preseason games at left guard.

2009 - Started total of 12 games with St. Louis and Buffalo ... Opened nine games at right guard with St. Louis (Games 1-7 and 12-13) ... Was declared inactive for Games 8-11 ... Released by St. Louis on December 15 ... Claimed by Buffalo off waivers on December 17 ... Stared final three games of season at right guard ... Helped block for Buffalo running back Fred Jackson’s 212-yard rushing performance vs. Indianapolis (1/3/10), the team’s first 200-plus yard rusher since Thurman Thomas on September 24, 1990 ... Also was a part of an offensive line that held Indianapolis’ defense to zero sacks in season finale.

2008 - Started each of the season’s first 15 games before being declared inactive for the season finale ... Part of an offensive line that allowed 45 sacks, the fewest allowed by the team since 2003 ... Blocked for RB Steven Jackson’s 160 rushing yard and three touchdown game vs. Dallas (10/19), which earned Jackson NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors.

2007 - Played and started four games ... Was inactive for the first four weeks of the season ... Saw first action of season vs. Arizona (10/17), starting at right guard ... Started next three games at right guard ... Inactive at New Orleans (11/11) prior to being placed on injured reserve (11/14) with a right knee injury and missing remainder of season.

2006 - Started all 16 games at three different positions on the offensive line ... Joined tackle Alex Barron as only one of two offensive linemen to start each game ... Blocking efforts helped QB Marc Bulger throw for a career-high 4,301 yards and 24 touchdowns along with RB Steven Jackson producing 1,528 rushing yards and 13 scores ... Blocked for an offense which produced a 4,000-yard passer, a 1,500-yard rusher, and two 1,000-yard receivers, one of only four offenses in NFL history to accomplish the feat ... Made NFL debut, starting at left guard vs. Denver (9/10) ... Moved to center in Week 2 at San Francisco (9/17) ... Started at his third position in 2006 when he started at right guard vs. Oakland (12/17).

2005 - Placed on Reserve/Unsigned list until Week 3 and was then placed on Non-Football Injury List for the remainder of the season with a knee injury suffered at the Scouting Combine.

COLLEGE

Three-year starter at Nebraska ... Started 13 games at left tackle as a junior ... Named first-team All-Big 12 selection by the Associated Press ... Posted 171 pancake blocks, the second-highest single-season total in Husker history ... Played in all 14 games with 13 starts as a redshirt freshman in 2002 ... Became the first Husker freshman offensive lineman to start in a season opener and just the third rookie lineman to earn any start in his first year of competition ... Named first-team Freshman All-American by FWAA, The Sporting News and Rivals.com as well as first-team Freshman All-Big 12 by The Sporting News ... Redshirted as a freshman in 2001.

PERSONAL

Played on both sides of the ball, also serving as the squad’s long snapper, at Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale, Ariz. ... Earned All-America honors as a senior and named to Prep Star’s 120-man Dream Team ... Also named second-team honoree on the Long Branch Press-Telegram’s Best in the West list and finalist for Arizona Player of the Year Award ... Winner of the Brian Murray Award, which goes to the best lineman in state, and Frank Kush Award, representing best offensive lineman in Arizona ... Participated in the Heart Gallery clinic for foster kid adoptions ... Full name is Richard Dominick Incognito, Jr., born on July 5, 1983 in Englewood, N.J. .

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