• The Entrepreneur
    Jerome Johnson Richardson Sr. was an American businessman, football player, and owner in the National Football League best known for being the founder and former owner of the Carolina Panthers. He was the first former NFL player to own a team since George Halas. Richardson went to Wofford College where he also played college football and still holds Wofford's single-game record with 241 receiving yards vs. Newberry in 1956. After college he was drafted in the 13th round of the NFL by the Baltim...  more