Rich Caster
No. 88, 86, 82
Position:Wide receiver, tight end
Personal information
Born:(1948-10-16)October 16, 1948
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
Died:February 2, 2024(2024-02-02) (aged 75)
New York, U.S.
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:228 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school:Williamson (Mobile)
College:Jackson State
NFL draft:1970 / Round: 2 / Pick: 46
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receiving yards:5,515
Player stats at · PFR

Richard C. Caster (October 16, 1948 – February 2, 2024) was an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver and tight end for thirteen seasons in the National Football League (NFL), primarily with the New York Jets. He was selected to the Pro Bowl after the 1972, 1974 and 1975 seasons. He played college football for the Jackson State Tigers. His son Max is a professional wrestler signed to All Elite Wrestling.[1] Caster died from complications of Parkinson's disease on February 2, 2024, at the age of 75.[2]


  1. ^ Thomas, Antonio (January 27, 2021). "Left My Wallet: AEW's Max Caster on sports, hip-hop and wrestling". Figure Four Online. Retrieved February 3, 2021.
  2. ^ Keith, J. T. (February 4, 2024). "Richard Caster, former Jackson State star and New York Jets tight end, dies at 75". Mississippi Clarion Ledger. Retrieved February 5, 2024.