Richmond Athletics Announces 2021 Hall of Fame Class
Saving her best to last, Stacy Tutt culminated her career at Richmond with a record-breaking and award-winning senior season, leading the Spiders to an Atlantic Championship 10, a quarterfinal appearance and a final No.8 national standings with a 9-4 record.
A team captain, he started the 2005 season as a wide receiver, but was reinstated as a quarterback for the third game of the year and had 2,219 yards and 16 touchdowns. His single-season passing tally was fourth all-time in Richmond, while his TD assists were seventh.
His 3,047 total offensive yards in 2005 ranked as the best of all time in Richmond, while his 6,872 career total offensives placed second all time. He finished with 5,318 yards in the air, which placed third and his 36 career touchdown passes were the fourth-best of all time in Richmond. His 160 career points were the fourth, while his 72 points in 2005 was the sixth.
He was named second-team All-Atlantic 10 in 2005 after being selected twice as A-10 Player of the Week and winning National Player of the Week honors after racking up 450 total attacking yards in the double 43-37 victory for the Spiders. against Hofstra. Tutt was named the Richmond Touchdown Club’s offensive fullback of the year and was a finalist for the Dudley Award, bestowed on the best Division I football player in Virginia.
Showing his versatility and athleticism, he spent part of his college career as a wide receiver and his professional career as a half-back. For the Spiders, he caught seven passes for 101 yards in a game against Delaware in 2003. Tutt played 11 NFL games for the New York Jets as a running back in 2006-07. He then returned to his alma mater as an assistant football coach for two seasons.