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Jason Riley
Date of birth: (1958-10-04) October 4, 1958 (age 61)
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
Organizations
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

  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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