Fourth-year member of the squad as a walk-on junior wide receiver • will continue to add depth to the young receiver corps • one of 22 Delaware natives on the Blue Hen roster.
2015 SEASON (GAME BY GAME STATISTICS)
Did not see game action as a sophomore backup wide receiver • carried the State of Delaware Flag as team entered field vs. Rhode Island • Blue Hen Touchdown Club Offensive Practice Player of the Week for Lafayette • caught one pass for nine yards in Blue-White spring game in May.
Did not see game action as a redshirt freshman wide receiver • carried the state flag as team entered field vs. Rhode Island • 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 • criminal justice major at Delaware • would like to work for the FBI after graduation • served an internship with the Delaware Attorney General Office in Summer, 2016 • son of Richard and Susan Emerson • has two older sisters • Carmen is a UD graduate and Haley attended Delaware • enjoys dirt-biking, biking, and doing card tricks during his free time • has worked on a farm during the summers.