At Michigan... has appeared in nine career contests at defensive tackles and on special teams.
Junior/Sophomore (2012) ... appeared in four games as a reserve defensive tackle and one game on special teams.
Sophomore/Freshman (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... appeared in three games; played three games as a reserve nose tackle, one game on special teams ... VIRGINIA TECH (Jan. 3) ... played nose tackle ... PURDUE (Oct. 29) ... played nose tackle ... MINNESOTA (Oct. 1) ... made collegiate debut as a reserve nose tackle.
Freshman (2010) ... did not see game action ... redshirted.
Prep ... attended Pahokee High School (2010) coached by Donald Thompson ... three-year varsity letterman ... ran 40-yard dash in 4.85 seconds ... Key Statistics ... registered 45 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, four sacks and recovered two fumbles as a senior ... recorded 84 tackles, seven TFLs, five sacks, one interception, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries junior year ... made 15 tackles, three TFLs, two sacks and one fumble recovery as a sophomore ... Honors and Rankings ... four-star prospect and the nation's No. 25 defensive tackle according to Rivals.com ... rated as the 45th-best player in the state of Florida by Rivals.com ... three-star prospect and the No. 54 defensive tackle nationally according to scout.com ... rated as the No. 100 player in Florida by SuperPrep ... three-star and the nation's No. 54 defensive tackle according to Scouts, Inc. ... played in the Outback Bowl All-Star game ... earned all-county honors as a senior ... MaxPreps Small School All-American second team as a senior.
Personal ... Richard Ash was born Aug. 4, 1992 ... enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, major undeclared ... attended same high school as current Wolverines Brandin Hawthorne and Vincent Smith, as well as former player Martavious Odoms.