Remembering Jerry Richardson, the football star who built Hardee's
Restaurant Rewind: The man knew biscuits and burgers as well as he knew the route to the Super Bowl.
Jerry Richardson, football star turned Hardee's biscuit maker, dies at age 86
A former owner of the Carolina Panthers NFL team, the North Carolina native made his money as a Hardee's franchisee. He would later operate Quincy's, Denny's and El Pollo Loco, among other restaurant brands.