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Original Name Kenneth Jerome Riley
Birth
Bartow, Polk County, Florida, USA
Death 7 Jun 2020 (aged 72)
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
Burial Bartow, Polk County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 211013026 View Source

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).

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  • Added: 7 Jun 2020
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/211013026/ken-riley : accessed ), memorial page for Ken Riley (6 Aug 1947–7 Jun 2020), Find a Grave Memorial ID 211013026, citing Wildwood Cemetery, Bartow, Polk County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .