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Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 198
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
High School: Stranahan (Transfer from Florida Atlantic)


Had a good first season with the Aggies … Will look to compete for a starting job as the Aggies rover … Transferred to N.C. 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.

2017 Season: Played in 11 games with two starts … Made 16 tackles (eight unassisted), forced a fumble, recovered a fumble and had a tackle for loss … Had an outstanding debut for the Aggies making seven tackles (two unassisted) in the Aggies convincing 45-3 win over Gardner-Webb on Sept. 2 … Had his first interception as an Aggie on Sept. 9 as he picked off a pass against Mars Hill and returned it 17 yards.

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.

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