Richard Hagestad
    Richard  Hagestad

    RS Freshman

    Del Mar, CA

    High School:
    Bishop's School

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 205




    Business Administration

    2017: Hagestad will serve as a backup walk-on safety as a redshirt freshman in 2017.

    2016: Hagestad did not see action as a reserve freshman walk-on safety in 2016, his first year at USC.

    HIGH SCHOOL: He prepped at Bishop’s School in La Jolla (Calif.), where he earned 2015 All-Coastal League first team and San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic as a senior outside linebacker and wide receiver. In 2015, he had 78 tackles, including 12 sacks, 4 fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and an interception on defense and 19 receptions for 326 yards (17.2 avg.) with 3 TDs on offense.

    He missed part of his 2014 junior season with an injury, but had 25 tackles, a fumble recovery and a blocked punt on defense and 4 catches for 37 yards (9.3 avg.) on offense as Bishop’s went 13-0 and won the CIF San Diego Division IV championship.

    As a sophomore in 2014, he made the All-Coastal League second team while getting 35 tackles, 3 interceptions and 2 deflections on defense and 13 receptions for 165 yards (12.7 avg) with 3 TDs on offense.

    He also played lacrosse and volleyball at Bishop’s, and in club volleyball he was a member of the 2013 Junior Olympics U16 Club Gold Division third place team.

    PERSONAL: He is a business administration major at USC with a B+ average (3.53 GPA). His brother, Stewart, was a golfer at USC (2010-13) who now competes in national amateur tournaments, including the U.S. Amateur (he won the 2016 Met Amateur to earn a birth into the 2017 Masters).