Kevin Riley
Kevin Riley

Player Profile
Portland, OR

High School:
Beaverton HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 224




American Studies

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AFTER CAL: Signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League on May 26, 2011 but was released on June 5, 2011 ... resumed workouts in an effort to play professional football following an injury suffered in his senior year that ended his collegiate career prematurely ... participated in Cal's Pro Day on March 9, 2011 and the San Francisco 49ers' Local Pro Day on April 20, 2011.

CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Completed 468-of-844 (55.5%) passes for 6,182 yards with 50 touchdowns and 21 interceptions in 36 games played and 31 starts, including a string of 21 in a row that included all 13 as a junior in 2009 and the first eight during his 2010 senior campaign before suffering a career-ending knee injury in the eighth game of the season ... posted a 19-12 record in 31 career starts ... finished his career ranked among Cal's all-time leaders in several categories, including touchdown passes (No. 5), total offense (6,136 yards, No. 6), passer efficiency (131.6, No. 7), passing yardage (No. 8), 300-yard passing games (2, No. 9-T) and 250-yard passing games (7, No. 10) ... also had 148 rushing attempts for -46 yards and five TDs on the ground, as well as one reception for six yards and two tackles ... threw for at least one touchdown in 11 consecutive contests that spanned the final eight games of 2009 and the first three of 2010, while also posting a string of 118 consecutive passes without an interception that began in 2008 and lasted four games into 2009.

2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Suffered a significant injury to his left knee at Oregon State on October 30 that ended his season and collegiate career early ... started the first eight games, completing 111-of-185 (60.0%) passes for 1,409 yards with 13 touchdowns and six interceptions for a 140.7 passer efficiency rating that was seventh on Cal's single-season list ... credited with 25 rushes for -47 yards and one touchdown ... threw for 10 touchdown passes without an interception in four home starts ... did not rank among any of the Pac-10 or NCAA statistical leaders as his eight games played was one shy of the minimum nine (75%) he needed to be eligible ... recipient of the team's Pappy Waldorf Cal Coaches Award ... had two of his strongest performances in his first game of the campaign to lead Cal to a 52-3 win over UC Davis (14-of-20, 258 yards, 3 TDs) and the final complete collegiate game he played before his injury during a 50-17 victory over Arizona State (19-of-28, 240 yards, 2 TDs), earning honorable mention College Football Performance Awards Quarterback Performer of the Week recognition for his effort against the Aggies ... equaled a career-best with four touchdown passes during a 52-7 win against Colorado in the second week of the season, completing 15-of-24 passes for 197 yards ... threw for 277 yards on 23-of-37 passing (all season highs) with one touchdown at Nevada, but was intercepted three times in a 52-31 Cal loss ... was 13-of-26 for 116 yards with an interception in a 10-9 loss at Arizona, 9-of-16 for 83 yards with one TD (also had a rushing score) during a 35-7 win over UCLA, 15-of-29 for 193 yards with two TD passes and two interceptions in a 48-14 loss at USC, and 3-of-5 for 45 yards before the injury at Oregon State, with the final pass of his collegiate career a 32-yard completion to Marvin Jones on the play in which he was hurt ... had his second career tackle against USC ... earned preseason honorable mention All-American honors from Consensus Draft Services ... began the season on the watch list for the Manning Award given annually to the nation's top quarterback ... named a "Key Golden Bear" by Athlon, one of Cal's "Players to Watch" by Lindy's and the nation's No. 19 draft-eligible quarterback by Phil Steele prior to the season.

2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Had a solid season, starting all 13 games and completing 209-of-382 (54.7%) passes for 2,850 yards with 18 touchdown throws and eight interceptions (all career-highs) ... his 2,850 yards passing and 2,901 yards of total offense both ranked as the fourth-highest single-season totals in school history, while his 18 TD passes were tied for 10th on the school's single-season list as well as fourth in the Pac-10 for 2009 ... also among the Pac-10's per-game leaders in passing yards (219.2 ypg, 4th) and total offense (223.2 ypg, 6th) ... had a passer efficiency rating of 128.7 to rank sixth in the Pac-10 ... rushed for a career-high 51 yards and one touchdown on 82 attempts ... had dramatically different numbers in the team's eight victories compared to the squad's five losses ... completed 129-of-209 passes (61.7%) for 1,899 yards, with 15 touchdowns and four interceptions for a passer efficiency rating of 157.90 and an average of 237.4 passing yards per game in the eight wins ... was 80-of-173 (46.2%) for 951 yards with three touchdowns and four interceptions for a passer efficiency rating of 93.5 and an average of 190.2 passing yards per game in the five losses ... recipient of the team's Most Valuable Offensive Back honor on offense and voted by teammates as the Cort Majors Captains Award winner on the offensive side of the ball ... threw for at least one touchdown pass in each of the last eight games and 10 of 13 overall ... named the first Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Week of the season and was a College Football Performance Awards Quarterback of the Week honorable mention selection after throwing for a career-high-tying four-touchdowns and completing 17-of-26 passes for 298 yards in the season opener vs. Maryland ... had solid performances in the team's second and third games of the campaign vs. Eastern Washington (13-20-0-148-1) and at Minnesota (16-25-0-252-0) as Cal improved to 3-0 and moved up to a No. 6 national ranking ... had his longest run of the season vs. Eastern Washington for 18 yards and also kicked off the scoring in a 59-7 win over the Eagles with a one-yard touchdown run in the first quarter ... engineered a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown drives (8 plays, 72 yards; 8 plays, 44 yards) in the Minnesota game for 14 points to turn a contest that was tied 21-21 after three quarters into a 35-21 Cal win ... threw for three touchdowns in back-to-back wins at UCLA (14-23-0-205-3) and vs. Washington State (12-18-1-229-3) after subpar performances in two previous losses at Oregon (12-31-0-123-0) and vs. USC (15-40-1-199-0) ... connected on TD passes on his first three attempts to start the Washington State game to become the first Cal player to ever accomplish the feat and also had a season-long 61-yard pass to Jeremy Ross ... rushed for a season-high 33 yards on six attempts, including a 17-yard run, at UCLA and also threw a downfield block during Jahvid Best's 93-yard TD run ... threw for a season-high 351 yards that were the second-highest total of his career on 27-of-44 passing during a 23-21 win at Arizona State, marching the Golden Bears down the field by going 5-of-6 for 85 yards on an 11-play, 74-yard drive to set up Giorgio Tavecchio's game-winning 24-yard field goal with 0:21 remaining ... was 19-of-34 for 200 yards with one TD pass and one interception against Oregon State ... solid in Cal's first wins in back-to-back weeks over nationally-ranked teams since 1950 during victories vs. Arizona (13-22-2-181-1) and at Stanford (17-31-1-235-1) ... threw for over 200 yards in back-to-back losses in the regular-season finale at Washington (14-32-0-215-1) and in the Poinsettia Bowl vs. Utah (20-36-2-214-1) ... ran a string of consecutive passes without being intercepted up to 118 dating back to the final two games of the 2008 season and through the first four games of 2009 before he was intercepted for the first time of the season in the fifth contest vs. USC ... recorded his first career tackle after throwing an interception vs. Washington State ... listed among the "possibilities" for Heisman Trophy winners by Phil Steele in his college football preview ... on the watch list for the Davey O'Brien Quarterback Award ... selected third-team preseason All-Pac-10 by Athlon and fourth-team according to Steele ... named the nation's No. 22 draft-eligible quarterback prior to the season by Steele.

2008 (Game-By-Game Stats): Threw for 1,360 yards and 14 touchdowns on 112-of-221 (50.7%) passing with only six interceptions to lead the team in all categories other than completion percentage while sharing the starting job with Nate Longshore ... had a 117.9 passer efficiency rating that was second to Longshore's 125.8 ... took the offense's first snap in nine of the team's 13 games and played in 11 contests overall ... started the squad's first four games (vs. Michigan State, at Washington State, at Maryland, vs. Colorado State) and then two in a row at home vs. UCLA and Oregon to start the second half of the season, as well as three straight (at Oregon State, vs. Stanford, vs. Washington) to end the regular season ... saw relief duty both at Arizona and USC while not playing either vs. Arizona State or in the Emerald Bowl against Miami, Fla. ... compiled a 7-2 record as a starter ... lost 56 yards on the ground, scoring one touchdown on 30 attempts ... signature game came in a 35-27 loss at Maryland when he completed 33-of-58 passes for 423 yards with three touchdowns and one interception, setting a single-game school record with the 58 pass attempts and having the 423 yards passing rank as the fourth-most in a game in Cal history and the most in the Pac-10 in 2008, with both totals career-highs as were the 33 pass completions while the three touchdown passes tied a season-best ... his 58 passing attempts and 65 total offensive plays in the Maryland contest were also the most in the Pac-10 in 2008 ... opened the campaign as the starter against Michigan State and completed 17-of-24 passes for 202 yards and two touchdowns ... threw for one score and rushed for another on a career-long 27-yard run at Washington State, rushing two times for a career-high 45 yards ... completed 11-of-22 passes for 153 yards and two TDs against UCLA, including a 53-yard flea flicker for a score to Nyan Boateng ... equaled his season high with three touchdown tosses in the Big Game vs. Stanford and finished an efficient 7-of-11 for 101 yards that included a season-long 59-yard touchdown throw to Shane Vereen, while also being credited with a pass reception for six yards when he caught his own batted throw ... had a 3.5-1 ratio for touchdowns to interceptions (14 TD, 4 INT) in the nine games he started ... had at least one touchdown pass in eight of the nine games he started, with the only exception a 48-7 blowout victory over Washington in the regular-season finale.

2007 (Game-By-Game Stats): Completed 36-of-56 (64.3%) passes for 563 yards and five touchdowns with only one interception in four games and one start for a stellar career-high 174.6 passer efficiency rating ... entered the Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force early in the second quarter with a 21-0 deficit and directed the Golden Bears to a 42-36 victory, finishing 16-of-19 for 269 yards and throwing three TD passes without an interception to earn the game's MVP honors ... earned his first career start against Oregon State, filling in for injured starter Nate Longshore, and completed 20-of-34 passes for a season-high 294 yards and two TDs with one interception against the highly-rated OSU defense, while also rushing for a score ... with the Bears pinned deep on their own six-yard line and 1:27 left in the game, engineered an 84-yard drive to the Beavers' 10-yard line, including a fourth and 17 completion to Lavelle Hawkins and a 37-yard pass to Robert Jordan, before time ran out with the then No. 2-ranked Bears missing an opportunity to move into the nation's top-ranked spot after previous No. 1 LSU had been upset by Kentucky earlier in the day ... had completed a career-long 64-yard touchdown pass to Hawkins on the previous drive with 2:31 remaining on the clock to pull Cal within 31-28 ... made his collegiate debut coming off the bench against Louisiana Tech, going 0-for-3 and rushing twice for a loss of yards.

2006: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named the 2005 Gatorade Player of the Year in Oregon and also considered the state's top player as a senior by Rivals and SuperPrep ... a long list of awards and honors included All-American status from Prepstar and SuperPrep ... ranked as the No. 6 "pro-style" quarterback prospect in the country by Rivals and No. 18 in that category according to Scout ... the Rivals postseason Top 100 list had him as the No. 51 overall player in the country ... ranked as the No. 3 prospect at the prestigious EA Sports Elite 11 Quarterback Camp ... second-team All-State selection and Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West honorable mention selection as a senior when he was also named as the Portland Metro Area Player of the Year after passing for 2,580 yards with only six interceptions on 239 attempts ... threw for 55 touchdowns and had just 12 picks over the final two years of his prep career as his team was a combined 19-5 and made a state semifinal appearance during his junior campaign ... also a Tacoma News Tribune Northwest Blue Chip selection and Team MVP as a senior ... two-time team captain in junior and senior years ... vice president of his high school class as both a junior and senior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Kevin Mcdevitt Riley ... born January 27, 1987 ... parents are Faustin and Rhonda Riley ... father was hired as the head football coach at Sunset High School in April of 2010 after having served as the head coach (1991-2002) and offensive coordinator (2003-09) at Beaverton High School for the previous 19 campaigns ... his father was the offensive coordinator when Kevin played at Beaverton ... on track to receive his bachelor's degree from Cal in American Studies in the summer of 2011.

Pass Completions: 33 (at Maryland, 2008)
Pass Attempts: 58 (at Maryland, 2008)
Passing Yards: 423 (at Maryland, 2008)
Passing TDs: 4 (twice, last vs. Colorado, 2010)
Long Pass: 64TD (vs. Oregon State, 2007)
Rushes: 10 (at Washington, 2009)
Rushing Yards: 45 (at Washington State, 2008)
Rushing TDs: 1 (five times, last vs. UCLA, 2010)
Long Rush: 27TD (at Washington State, 2008)
Receptions: 1 (vs. Stanford, 2008)
Receiving Yards: 6 (vs. Stanford, 2008)
Long Reception: 6 (vs. Stanford, 2008)
All Purpose Yards: 45 (at Washington State, 2008)
Tackles: 1 (twice, last at USC, 2010)
Points: 6 (five times, last vs. UCLA, 2010)

LAST UPDATED: August 4, 2011

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