- JaJa Riley
- United States
- San Diego, CA
- High School
- Mission Bay
- Current Team
- Ohio State
- 2001, 2002
Post-OSU Update: JaJa Riley transferred from Ohio State to UNLV following the 2002 season. After sitting out the 2003 season, Riley played sparingly for the Rebels, rushing for 170 yards and one touchdown over two seasons (12 games). (updated: Sep. 2022)
Weight: 205 (2002), 195 (2001)
2002 Media Guide: JaJa Riley is another of the Buckeyes’ talented, albeit young, running backs … asked to be redshirted last year in an effort to get stronger … ran with power and authority in the spring … a slashing type of runner…has good speed and hands and has the ability to play in the slot and stretch the defense … seems to have a quiet resolve about him … will play a lot of
football before his collegiate career is over.
2001 Season: Looked impressive in the fall, but asked the coaching staff is he could redshirt in an effort to improve his strength.
2001 Media Guide: First-Team All-California Interscholastic Federation Division III selection … First-Team All-California selection … rushed for 1,500 yards, 8.5 yards per carry and 20 touchdowns as a senior … also hauled in 11 receptions for 150 yards … high school team won the CIF Division III Championship with a 13-0 record … team also won the Western League Championship … born Aug. 30, 1983 … son of Christopher and Joy Riley … four siblings, Andre, Joshua, Atiba and Jamila … enjoys computers and reading poetry.
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