Jason Riley
Date of birth: (1958-10-04) October 4, 1958 (age 62)
Place of birth: Scarborough, Ontario
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Non-import
Position(s): G
University: British Columbia
CFL Draft: 1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Drafted by: Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 1989
CFL East All-Star: 1986, 1988, 1989, 1992
Military service
Awards: Charlotte Simmons Humanitarian Award, 1986/Tiger-Cats Walk of Fame Inductee, 1995

Jason Riley (born October 4, 1958 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a former professional Canadian football offensive lineman.

Riley played college football at the University of British Columbia.[1] Riley played eleven seasons in the Canadian Football League for three different teams.[citation needed] He was named CFL All-Star in 1989,[2] and was a part of a Grey Cup championship team with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in 1986.[3] He also won the award for the Ticats Most Outstanding linesman in 1989 and 1992.[4] He retired from the CFL in 1993.[2]

After his retirement Riley taught at Notre Dame High School in Burlington, Ontario.[5] Riley has coached offensive line at McMaster University for 18 yrs.[6] Riley is married and has 3 children.[2] Riley was named Master Instructor of Offensive Line for Ontario by the Ontario Football Alliance in 2010.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1982 UBC Thunderbirds Football Team". UBC Sports Hall of Fame. 2011. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20110717142750/http://www.ubcsportshalloffame.com/cgi-bin/search.cgi?team_id=14&searchall=1. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Dickins, Jeff (September 2, 1994). "Cats will miss life of Riley". Toronto Star. https://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/thestar/access/512982091.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=Sep+02%2C+1993&author=JEFF+DICKINS&pub=The+Spectator&desc=Cats+will+miss+life+of+Riley&pqatl=google. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  3. Keer, Grant (July 7, 1992). "Cats did A-OK in keeping football in mind". Toronto Star. https://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/thestar/access/514891281.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=Jul+07%2C+1992&author=GRANT+KERR&pub=The+Spectator&desc=Cats+did+A-OK+in+keeping+football+in+mind&pqatl=google. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  4. "Award Nominees". Hamilton Tiger-Cats. 2011. http://www.ticats.ca/page/history_nominees. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  5. [And currently teaches religion and coaches the senior football team (offensive line) at Assumption Highschool in Burlington. https://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/thestar/access/450008241.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=Nov+02%2C+2001&author=&pub=The+Spectator&desc=The+faces+of+our+communities%3B+Meet+the+members+of+the+newest+Hamilton+Spectator+Community+Editorial+Board&pqatl=google "The faces of our communities; Meet the members of the newest Hamilton Spectator Community Editorial Board"]. Hamiton Spectator. November 2001. And currently teaches religion and coaches the senior football team (offensive line) at Assumption Highschool in Burlington. https://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/thestar/access/450008241.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=Nov+02%2C+2001&author=&pub=The+Spectator&desc=The+faces+of+our+communities%3B+Meet+the+members+of+the+newest+Hamilton+Spectator+Community+Editorial+Board&pqatl=google. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  6. "McMaster University Athletics & Recreation/Riley is 2011 Vanier Cup Champion [McMaster Marauders"]. www-athrec.mcmaster.ca. 2011. Archived from the original on 25 July 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20110725134307/http://www-athrec.mcmaster.ca/camps/sportscamps/football/footballOLINE.htm. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
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