Theo Riddick

Las Vegas Raiders
Running Back #25
Las Vegas Raiders
Running Back #25

Personal

Age 30
Birthdate May 4, 1991
Height 5'10"
Weight 201 lb

Draft

College Notre Dame
Year 2013
Pick Round: 6, Overall: 199
Team DET

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Player News RotoWire

Theo Riddick: Sticking around

The Raiders are re-signing Riddick to a one-year contract, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Analysis: Riddick was a healthy scratch scratch for the Raiders most of last season, and he only averaged 12 offensive snaps in the four appearances he did log. With Kenyan Drake now available to fill in as the top backup to Josh Jacobs, Riddick doesn't have a clear path to increased work next season either. With just $50,000 guaranteed on his deal, it's no sure thing that he makes Las Vegas' final roster.

Mar. 18, 2021 2:43 PM EST

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Theo Riddick Biography

Childhood and High School

Theo Riddick was born on May 4, 1991 in Manville, New Jersey. He went to Immaculata High School where he rushed four thousand forty two yards and scored fifty two touch downs during his four years there. In 2006, he helped his team win the state championship and an undefeated season overall. In 2016, the high school football field was named after Riddick.

College

He began playing for Notre Dame in 2009. In 2010, he went from being a running back to slot receiver, and had forty catches for four hundred fourteen yards and three touchdowns. His third season was slightly slower with only thirty eight catches for four hundred thirty six yards. He went back to the running back position in his final season. He rushed for nine hundred seventeen yards on one hundred ninety carries and five touchdowns. He also had thirty six receptions for three hundred seventy yards and two touchdowns. Of the many highlights throughout his high school career, he was a key player in Notre Dame’s undefeated 2012 season.

NFL Draft

He only scored 51.05 in the NFL combine. He has a good open field speed and will move his body to confuse opponents or gain extra mileage. Unfortunately they noted that he does lose his balance by dancing in space. He had a vertical jump of thirty two inches.

He was drafted by the Detroit Lions as one hundred ninety ninth overall in the sixth round in the 2013 NFL Draft. He signed a four year contract for a base salary of four hundred five thousand.

2013 NFL Season

He scored his first touchdown as a rookie that same year in Week sixteen.

2014 NFL Season

In 2014, Riddick was most noted for his perfect catch from a pass from Matt Stafford to get a game winning touchdown against the Miami Dolphins in the final minutes of the game.

2015 NFL Season

Riddick saw more play during the 2015 season because of his passing abilities. He had six hundred sixty eight receiving yards by the end of the season, which was also a record for running backs in Lions franchise history. He also had eighty receptions and six hundred ninety seven yards.

2016 NFL Season

The Lions extended his contract for three more years. He started in eight of the ten games he played. He rushed for three hundred fifty seven yards and one touchdown and fifty three receptions for three hundred seventy one yards and five touchdowns. In December, his season was cut short due to a wrist injury, but he is optimistic about returning next season.