Transferred to North Carolina A&T from Florida Atlantic University … Played for the Owls as late as the 2016 season … Very athletic player with a desire to make big plays on special teams and defense … Even worked his on the two-deep as a redshirt freshman at FAU, which allowed him to start a few games.
2016 Season At FAU: Played in 10 games with three starts … Made 27 tackles (18 unassisted), one interception and had two pass defenses … Recorded four tackles in a loss to Western Kentucky … Tallied three tackles (one unassisted) and had his first career interception in a win over Rice … Earned his first career start and recorded six tackles (two unassisted) in a win over UTEP … Posted three tackles (one unassisted) and had a quarterback hurry in a loss to Old Dominion.
2015 Season: Took a redshirt as a true freshman.
High School: Played at Stranahan High School under head coach Tally Adams … Recorded 160 career tackles, three interceptions and 17 pass defenses … In addition, forced fumbles, recovered one and recorded 2 ½ sacks … Earned first-team all-county and was named to Broward County’s top-50 at No. 30 … Played in the Broward versus Dade All-Star Game … Three-sport athlete who played football, basketball and track and field … Was a three-star recruit by 247 Sports.
Personal: Full name is Richie Kittles … He is the son of Richie Kittles and Tonya Burris … Was born Dec. 28, 1996 in Dillard Park, Fla. … Majored in criminal justice at FAU.
|Hometown:||Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.|
|High School:||Stranahan (Transfer from Florida Atlantic)|