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83 - R.J. Rickert
R.J. Rickert
Height: 6-3
Weight: 243
Year: Sr.-3L
Hometown: Gilbert, Ariz.
High School: Mesquite
Position: TE

Academic Notes: Major is business…2011 Big Sky All-Academic team…Selected as a 2012 Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete recipient…2013: Named College Sports Madness All-American FCS Third Team…Appeared in 11 games, starting in seven…Recorded 22 catches for 246 yards and one touchdown…Had 15 catches for 162 yards and one touchdown during conference play…Caught a season-high five receptions against Sacramento State…Had a season-high 50 yards against Arizona…Scored a touchdown against Sacramento State…Had three or more receptions in four games…Had 30 or more yards in five games…Led all tight ends in receptions, yards and yards per game at 22.4…Named to the Preseason CFPA Tight End Award Watch List…All-Big Sky Preseason First Team…Phil Steele FCS Preseason All-Conference First Team All-Big Sky Preseason Team…College Sports Madness Preseason All-Big Sky First Team...2012: Named All-Big Sky Honorable Mention…Earned the team’s Offensive Sophomore of the Year Award…Started six games, appeared in 10…Scored a total of 18 points on the season…Had a total of 272 receiving yards with a season-long 35-yard catch at Arizona State…Scored touchdowns versus North Dakota, Southern Utah and Montana…Had a season-high eight receptions versus Cal Poly…2011: Saw action in all 11 games…Had eight catches for 145 yards…Had a season-high three catches for 49 yards against Southern Utah in season finale…Added two games with two receptions (Northern Colorado/Eastern Washington)…High School: A 2011 graduate of Mesquite High School…A four-year starter for Mike Rardon…Arizona Republic All-Arizona selection…Central Region Player of the Year and Arizona Republic 5A all-state first-team choice…Had 40 catches for 724 yards…Three-time all-region selection…Selected for the Arizona vs. California All-State game…Had a 3.75 grade point average in high school…Personal: Born Randall Raymond Rickert on June 16, 1993 in Aurora, Ill.…Son of Randy and Judy Rickert…Has three sisters, Jackie, Erika and Jodie.