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Gateway Tech alum and Mizzou product Sheldon Richardson picked up his first, of what could be many, awards on Wednesday. Richardson, who is a favorite to bring home the NFL's Rookie of the Year, was named to the Pro Football Writer Association's All-Rookie Team.

Sheldon did not win the PFWA's Rookie of the Year honor, that went to Buffalo's Kiko Alonso.

Richardson posted 78 tackles and 3.5 sacks in his rookie season, he even scored two offensive touchdowns.

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