Blake Riley - 2012
SOPHOMORE (2011): Played in all 14 games with 12 starts at defensive tackle... Started the first three games and the last nine games of the season... Finished with 24 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss... Also posted a half sack, one pass breakup, a quarterback hurry and recovered a fumble in the Western Carolina (9/24) game... Made a season-high four tackles against Old Dominion (12/3) in the FCS Playoffs.
FRESHMAN (2010): Appeared in 14 games... Finished with 12 tackles... Made five solo stops and seven assists... Tallied multiple tackles in three games.
PREP: Three-year starter for Buccaneers team that advanced to state playoffs... first-team All-Region 2AA as a junior... second-team All-Region 2AA for offensive and defensive line as a senior... WTOC Super 11 selection in 2009... most valuable defensive lineman as a junior and senior... recorded 15 sacks over last two seasons... coaches award winner as a senior... team captain as a junior and senior... played for Coach Robby Robinson... earned most improved player honors after his sophomore year.
PERSONAL: Born Blake Alexander Riley on November 30, 1991 in Brunswick, Ga. ... nickname is "Kojak"... most treasured possession is his car because it was given to him by a family member... favorite color is green... favorite food is pizza... favorite movie is "Bad Boys II"... writes "my mother Alexandria Riley has had the biggest influence on my life because she has been there for every step of the way through the good and the bad."
MAJOR: Electrical Engineering.