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 Yorks 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
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