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    Lester Richmond
    Lester Richmond
    Graduate Asst. Coach-Defense

    1 Season

    Lester Richmond spent one season on the Illinois coaching staff as a defensive graduate assistant, assisting Keith Gilmore with the Fighting Illini defensive line in 2012.

    Prior to coming to Illinois, he served as a graduate assistant strength and conditioning coach at Mississippi State in 2011.

    Richmond was a four-year letterwinner at Toledo, where he served as a team captain in 2009. He earned the Gus Yager Team Leadership Award and FCA of Ohio Award in 2009.

    He graduated from Toledo with a bachelor's degree in marketing and sales in December 2009 before completing a master's degree in kinesiology and sport administration from Mississippi State in 2012.

    Richmond Year-by-Year
    Year School (position)
    2012Illinois (defensive graduate assistant)
    2011Mississippi State (strength and conditioning graduate assistant)

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