Jason Riley (Canadian football)

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Jason Riley
No. 58
Born: (1958-10-04) October 4, 1958 (age 62)
Scarborough, Ontario
Career information
StatusRetired
CFL status National
Position(s) G
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight290 lb (130 kg)
University British Columbia
CFL draft 1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Drafted by Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Career history
As player
1983 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1984 Saskatchewan Roughriders
19841993 Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star 1989
CFL East All-Star 1986, 1988, 1989, 1992
AwardsCharlotte Simmons Humanitarian Award, 1986/Tiger-Cats Walk of Fame Inductee, 1995
HonorsGrey Cup Championship, 1986

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.

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