Third-year member of the squad as a walk-on sophomore • will add depth to the wide receiver position • caught one pass for nine yards in Blue-White Spring Game in May • switched number from 38 to 17 • one of 20 Delaware natives on the Blue Hen roster.
Did not see game action as a redshirt freshman backup wide receiver • carried the state flag as team entered field vs. Rhode Island Nov. 1 • caught one pass for 10 yards in the Blue-White Spring Game.
Did not see game action and retained freshman eligibility • selected by coaching staff to carry out the Delaware state flag in game vs. Richmond.
Standout at nearby Red Lion Christian Academy in Bear, Del. • played for head coaches David Needs and Dom Bonvetti • named team Most Valuable Player as a senior • was named Wilmington News Journal Player of the Week • played in Blue-Gold High School All-Star Game at Delaware Stadium in June • honor roll student.
Richard Franklin "Ricky" Emerson • born March 18, 1995 • son of Richard and Susan Emerson • has two older sisters • Carmen is a UD graduate and Haley attended Delaware • criminal justice major at Delaware • would like to work for the FBI after graduation • enjoys dirt-biking, biking, and doing card tricks during his free time • works on a farm during the summer.