Richard Conner

richardconnerThe Erie Express are happy to announce the return of OL/DL-Richard Conner (McDowell HS) for the 2016 season. Richard begins his third season with the Express and is a returning starter on the defensive line. Last season Richard started games for us on both sides of the ball and did a terrific job. On defense Richard recorded 20 tackles, 5 TFL, 2 sacks, 1 fumble caused and 1 fumble recovered..

“Richard really had a great aseason last year. He does a great job on the fefensive line and can fill in at any offensive line spot. He is a gifted athlete and we are blessed to have have him on board. We are expecting this to be a breakout year for him”-Director of Operations Paul Pennington.

Richard is a graduate of McDowell High School where he was a two year starter and letter winner. The Trojans qualified for the playoffs twice during his time at McDowell. Richard rejoins his brother Glen on the 2016 Express roster and is the older brother of current PITT University RB James Conner. Athleticism clearly runs in the Conner family.