Player Bio: Marc Riley :: Football  

  Marc Riley
Marc Riley
Player Profile

Coram, N.Y.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 218




On Riley: Senior letterman who has appeared in 27 games during his career … intelligent player who picked up the new offensive system quickly in spring … was the Terps’ most consistent performer in spring drills … good-sized runner who excels in short-yardage situations … listed alongside junior Bruce Perry atop the depth chart at tailback heading into fall camp … has the size to play either position in the backfield.

2000 (Junior): Appeared in all 11 games … carried the ball six times for 15 net yards and one touchdown … first career touchdown came in the win over Wake Forest, when he rushed five times for 11 yards … had two receptions for seven yards.

1999 (Sophomore): Played in all 11 games, carrying five times for 12 yards and no losses … carried two times for five yards against Western Carolina … caught a 26-yard pass against West Virginia.

1998 (Freshman): Played in five games … did not letter … had nine carries for nine yards … bulk of work came against West Virginia in the second half as he had six carries for seven yards.

High School: Graduated from Longwood High School in 1998 ... rushed for 1,205 yards and 12 touchdowns while setting a school record with 181 carries as a senior in 1997 ... caught eight passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns ... rated New York’s No. 3 prospect overall by SuperPrep ... earned All-Long Island, all-county and all-division honors as a senior after capturing second team all-state, All-Long Island, all-county and all-division accolades his junior season ... was the recipient of the Hanson Award as the best player in Suffolk County as a junior ... during his career, he set school marks for rushing yards (2,820), carries (371), touchdowns (31) and average yards per carry (7.6) ... considered one of the best players ever to come out of Longwood High ... was a threat to score every time he touched the ball, according to his coach ... also recruited by Penn State, Ohio State, Virginia, Georgia Tech, NC State, Syracuse, Boston College, Michigan State and Wisconsin ... high school coach was Joseph Cipp.

Personal: Marc Anthony Riley was born January 23, 1980 ... son of Deborah Britton-Riley and Michael Riley ... majoring in family studies.

Rushing	  G-GS	   Att	 Net	Avg.	TD	LP
1998      5-0	    9	  9	1.0	0	5
1999	  11-0	    5	  12	2.4	0	4
2000	  11-0	    6	  15	2.5	1	7
Totals	  27-0	    20	  36	1.8	1	7

Receiving   G-GS	Rec	Yds	Avg.	TD	LP
1998	     5-0 	0	0	0.0	0	0
1999	    11-0	1	26	26.0	0	26
2000	    11-0	2	7	3.5	0	6
Totals	    27-0	3	33	11.0	0	26

Riley Up Close
My goal for the 2001 season is: To contribute to the team’s success by doing whatever the team needs
The best piece of advice I ever received was:
Anything is possible
My ideal pre-game ritual is:
To listen to music
One word to describe Coach Friedgen:
The best thing about game day is:
The opening kickoff and winning