Ken Riley

Ken Riley

Original Name Kenneth Jerome Riley
Birth
Bartow, Polk County, Florida, USA
Death 7 Jun 2020 (aged 72)
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 211013026 · View Source
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Professional Football Player. Selected in the sixth round of the 1969 Common Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals where he played his complete career (1969-1983). When he reported to training camp the first year the coach decided to convert him to a cornerback. His first year with the Bengals saw 4 interceptions, 2 fumbles recovery, 344 yard on kickoff returns and 2 passes caught. His best season was 1976 when he had 9 interceptions, his 9 interceptions set a team record that remained there for 30 years until 2005. He was a great contributor in the Bengals appearance in Super Bowl XVI. He was a 3 time All-Pro. After retiring in 1983 he became an assistant coach at Green Bay and head coach of his alma mater, Florida A&M (1986-1993).

Bio by: DAS


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  • Originally Created by: DAS
  • Added: 7 Jun 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 211013026
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ken Riley (6 Aug 1947–7 Jun 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 211013026, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Burial Details Unknown.