Steve Riley (American football)
November 23, 1952|
Chula Vista, California
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight:||258 lb (117 kg)|
|High school:||Chula Vista (CA) Castle Park|
|NFL Draft:||1974 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25|
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High school career
Riley played college football at the University of Southern California from 1970 to 1974. He was a part of the historic undefeated 1972 USC Trojans team. He played in the 1973 Rose Bowl, where the USC Trojans defeated the Ohio State Buckeyes to become the national champions.
Riley was picked 25th overall in the first round of the NFL draft by the Minnesota Vikings. He played 11 seasons, all with the Vikings, from 1974 to 1984. He appeared in 138 games, making 128 starts. He was a part of the 1974 and 1976 NFC championship teams. He played in Super Bowls IX and XI.