Signed by Green Bay as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2018
Signed by Green Bay as an undrafted free agent on May 4, 2018…Started 38 of 44 games played in four seasons for the Spiders…Was a first-team All Colonial Athletic Association honoree as a senior in 2017…Started all 11 games, seeing time at both tackle and guard…Blocked for an offense that gained 4,980 yards and protected QB Kyle Lauletta, the CAA Offensive Player of the Year and a fourth-round pick of the N.Y. Giants in 2018…In 2017, helped Richmond’s offense rank No. 1 in the CAA in passing yards per game (341.0) and total yards per game (452.7), No. 2 in points per game (30.9) and No. 4 in sacks allowed (23)…In the season opener vs. Sam Houston State (Sept. 1), blocked for Lauletta as he threw for 546 yards and five TDs in addition to opening holes for the Spiders to gain 106 yards on the ground…Paved the way for Richmond to set multiple offensive season highs vs. Howard (Sept. 16), including six TD passes with no sacks allowed and 301 rushing yards and four TDs on the ground with three players rushing for 50-plus yards (RBs Jay Palmer, 102; Xavier Goodall, 67; Deontez Thompson, 50)…Was part of a line that paved the way for the Spiders to rack up 175 yards and two TDs on the ground at Villanova (Nov. 4)…In his Richmond finale vs. William & Mary (Nov. 18), helped the offense rush for 202 yards and three TDs…Played in and started a career-high 14 games as a junior in 2016…Blocked for the CAA’s No. 1-ranked offense and a team that finished No. 2 in the conference in scoring offense and total offense…Also paved the way for Thompson to become the first Richmond freshman to surpass 1,000 rushing yards (1,053)…Opened the season at Virginia (Sept. 3) by blocking for a season-high 187-yard Richmond rushing attack…Was part of a line that gave Lauletta time to throw three TD passes while only being sacked once and blocked for a Spider offense that tallied 185 yards on the ground vs. Towson (Oct. 1)…Caught a 15-yard pass vs. James Madison (Nov. 5) while also paving the way for Richmond to notch its eighth 100-plus-yard rushing effort on the season and also blocking for Lauletta as he threw for a season-high 435 yards and five TDs…The following week vs. Delaware (Nov. 12), blocked for Thompson to rush for 132 yards on 24 carries (5.5 avg.), in addition to protecting Lauletta, who threw for three TDs while only being sacked once…Started 13 of 14 games played as a sophomore in 2015…Blocked for RB Jacobi Green, who led the conference with 1,595 rushing yards and 22 total TDs…Part of an offensive line that didn’t allow a sack and paved the way for Richmond to gain 254 yards and a TD on the ground vs. VMI (Sept. 19)…Blocked for two 100-yard rushers (RB Seth Fisher, 119; Green, 101, two TDs) vs. Elon (Oct. 10)...Opened holes for Green as he set a career high with 236 rushing yards on 27 carries (8.7 avg.) with five TDs at James Madison (Oct. 24)…In the second round of the FCS playoffs vs. William & Mary (Dec. 5), blocked for a Spider rushing attack that posted 302 yards and six TDs on 59 carries (5.1 avg.)…Appeared in five games as a true freshman in 2014…Earned his degree in art…A two-time all-state honoree, lettering all four years at Salem (Va.) High School and playing on both the offensive and defensive lines…Also lettered three years in basketball…Worked in Richmond’s equipment department while on the football team in college…Lives in Salem, Va. …Given name Ethan Alexander Light; born in Salem, Va.