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SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS 2019 MEDIA GUIDE GOLDMINE (CONTINUED) • Richburg was actively involved in helping his local community while attending Colorado State. He helped with homework and reading at the Boys & Girls Club of Larimer County, spent time with low-income students at Linton Elementary and volunteered at Re- spite Care, which provides support for developmentally disabled children. • Richburg participated in the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” cam- paign in 2017, wearing custom-designed cleats in support of the Wounded Warrior Project. Richburg has volunteered at several or- ganization events, including the “Pros vs. Joes” video game initia- tive. 2019 HIGHLIGHTS Part of an offensive line that helped the 49ers rush for 259 yds. at Cin. (9/22), the most by the team since 12/20/14 vs. SD (355 rushing yds.). It also marked the most rushing yds. by the team on the road since 11/29/10 at Arz. (261 rushing yds.). Additionally, the offensive line did not allow a sack on 25 pass attempts by QB Jimmy Garop- polo and 1 attempt by WR Dante Pettis. GOLDMINE The 49ers worked alongside the humanitarian-relief organization Convoy of Hope on December 4, 2018, and hosted 1,500 guests in-need from Bay Area nonprofits and schools at Levi’s® Stadium for a free holiday resource fair. Richburg and his 49ers teammates distributed groceries, toys, books, shoes and other holiday offer- ings to the guests. The attendees also received haircuts, utilized health resources and took family portraits or professional head- shots. Convoy of Hope is a nonprofit organization that directs chil- dren’s feeding initiatives, hosts community outreach programs and provides disaster response resources to those in need in the Bay Area and throughout the world. RICHBURG’S GOLDEN NUGGET Richburg was also a standout in track & field at Bushland (TX) HS. He recorded a shotput throw of 60 feet, 1 inch, at the 2009 UIL State Championship, which set a school record and ranked fourth in state history. RICHBURG’S TRANSACTIONS Originally a 2nd-round (43rd overall) draft choice by NYG in 2014...Placed on the Injured Reserve List on 11/4/17...Signed a five-year deal with SF on 3/14/18. RICHBURG’S CAREER STATISTICS GAMES/STARTS - 69/68: 2014 (16/15); 2015 (15/15); 2016 (16/16); 2017 (4/4); 2018 (15/15); 2019 (3/3) Additional Statistics: Fumbles-Lost - 1-0: 2018 (1-0) Tackles - 4: 2016 (2); 2018 (2) Milestones: NFL Debut: at Det. (9/8/14); First Start: at Det. (9/8/14) 6-4 | 295 | COLORADO STATE 7.9.91 | BUSHLAND, TX | 6TH YEAR | ACQUIRED FA IN ‘18 58 C/G WESTON RICHBURG

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  • SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS2019 MEDIA GUIDE

    GOLDMINE (CONTINUED)• Richburg was actively involved in helping his local community

    while attending Colorado State. He helped with homework and reading at the Boys & Girls Club of Larimer County, spent time with low-income students at Linton Elementary and volunteered at Re-spite Care, which provides support for developmentally disabled children.

    • Richburg participated in the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats” cam-paign in 2017, wearing custom-designed cleats in support of the Wounded Warrior Project. Richburg has volunteered at several or-ganization events, including the “Pros vs. Joes” video game initia-tive.

    2019 HIGHLIGHTS• Part of an offensive line that helped the 49ers rush for 259 yds. at

    Cin. (9/22), the most by the team since 12/20/14 vs. SD (355 rushing yds.). It also marked the most rushing yds. by the team on the road since 11/29/10 at Arz. (261 rushing yds.). Additionally, the offensive line did not allow a sack on 25 pass attempts by QB Jimmy Garop-polo and 1 attempt by WR Dante Pettis.

    GOLDMINE• The 49ers worked alongside the humanitarian-relief organization

    Convoy of Hope on December 4, 2018, and hosted 1,500 guests in-need from Bay Area nonprofits and schools at Levi’s® Stadium for a free holiday resource fair. Richburg and his 49ers teammates distributed groceries, toys, books, shoes and other holiday offer-ings to the guests. The attendees also received haircuts, utilized health resources and took family portraits or professional head-shots. Convoy of Hope is a nonprofit organization that directs chil-dren’s feeding initiatives, hosts community outreach programs and provides disaster response resources to those in need in the Bay Area and throughout the world.

    RICHBURG’S GOLDEN NUGGET• Richburg was also a standout in track & field at Bushland

    (TX) HS. He recorded a shotput throw of 60 feet, 1 inch, at the 2009 UIL State Championship, which set a school record and ranked fourth in state history.

    RICHBURG’S TRANSACTIONS Originally a 2nd-round (43rd overall) draft choice by NYG in 2014...Placed on the Injured Reserve List on 11/4/17...Signed a five-year deal with SF on 3/14/18.

    RICHBURG’S CAREER STATISTICS

    GAMES/STARTS - 69/68: 2014 (16/15); 2015 (15/15); 2016 (16/16); 2017 (4/4); 2018 (15/15); 2019 (3/3)

    Additional Statistics:Fumbles-Lost - 1-0: 2018 (1-0) Tackles - 4: 2016 (2); 2018 (2)

    Milestones: NFL Debut: at Det. (9/8/14); First Start: at Det. (9/8/14)

    6-4 | 295 | COLORADO STATE7.9.91 | BUSHLAND, TX | 6TH YEAR | ACQUIRED FA IN ‘18

    58C/G

    WESTON RICHBURG

  • SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS2019 MEDIA GUIDE

    2018 (SAN FRANCISCO)• Started all 15 games in which he appeared at C in his first season

    with the 49ers.• Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack on 22 passing

    atts. by QB Nick Mullens vs. Oak. (11/1). It marked the first time the team did not allow a sack since 12/31/17 at LAR (33 atts. – QB Jim-my Garoppolo).

    • Richburg and the offensive line did not allow a sack on 39 atts. by QB Nick Mullens vs. NYG (11/12). It marked the first time since Weeks 3-4 of the 2000 season that the team did not allow a sack in consecutive weeks [34 atts. by QB Jeff Garcia at StL (9/17/00); 26 atts. by Garcia at Dal. (9/24/00)].

    2017 (NEW YORK GIANTS)• Started 4 games at C before being placed on the Injured Reserve

    List with a head injury on 11/4.

    2016 (NEW YORK GIANTS)• Started all 16 regular season games in addition to the NFC Wild

    Card Game at C.• Anchored an offensive line that allowed just 22 regular season

    sacks, which was the third-least in the NFL behind Oak. (19) and Pit. (21).

    • Helped the Giants offense register a season-high 397 net passing yds. vs. Bal. (10/16).

    • Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack at Phi. (12/22), while Giants QB Eli Manning recorded 63 atts.

    2015 (NEW YORK GIANTS)• Transitioned back to C and started all 15 games he saw action in.• Protected Giants QB Eli Manning, who set a franchise record in

    comps. (387) and finished the season 4th among all QBs in pass-ing atts. (618).

    • Key member of an offensive line that finished sixth in the NFL in points per game (26.3) and 8th in total yds. per game (372.3).

    • Part of an offensive line that allowed Eli Manning to throw for 350 yds. and 6 TDs at NO (11/1).

    • Paved the way for Giants rushers to record 208 net rushing yds. vs. Phi. (1/3/16).

    2014 (NEW YORK GIANTS)• As a rookie, appeared in all 16 games (15 starts), contributing on

    the offensive line at LG.• Provided time for a Giants offense that finished 7th in the NFL

    in passing yds. per game (267.0) and 10th in total yds. per game (367.2).

    • Protected Giants QB Eli Manning as he set a franchise record in comp. percentage (63.1).

    • Made his 1st start in his NFL debut at Det. (9/8).

    COLLEGE Started a school-record 50 games in 4 seasons at Colorado State.

    Made 13 starts at C as a senior in 2013 and garnered First-Team All-Mountain West Conference honors. Part of an offensive line that helped generate a school-record 470.8 total yds per game. Blocked for RB Kapri Bibbs, who set a school record with 1,741 yds. and a NCAA-leading 31 TDs, and QB Garrett Grayson, who passed for the most yds. in school history (3,696). As a junior in 2012, start-ed all 12 games for the 3rd consecutive season and was named a finalist for the Rimington Trophy, which is given to the nation’s most outstanding center. Started all 12 games as a sophomore in 2011 and earned Second-Team All-Conference honors. Started all 12 games as a redshirt freshman in 2010 and received Freshman First-tTeam All-America honors. Redshirted as a true freshman, but spent time with the track and field team and finished third in the shotput at the Don Barrett Duals in 2009.

    PERSONAL• Attended Bushland (TX) HS where won a district title while post-

    ing a perfect 10-0 record as a senior.• Has two family members, Nathan and Aubrey, that played college

    football at Texas Tech.• Born Weston Blaine Richburg (7/9/91) in Louisville, KY.• Married to the former Marlee Reynolds, who played volleyball at

    Colorado State University.

    INJURY REPORT2015: Inactive at Was. (11/29) with an ankle injury.2017: Placed on the Injured Reserve List on 11/4 with a head injury.2018: Inactive at Arz. (10/28) with a knee injury.