Jason Riley (Canadian football)

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Jason Riley
No. 58
Born: (1958-10-04) October 4, 1958 (age 64)
Scarborough, Ontario
Career information
CFL statusNational
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight290 lb (130 kg)
UniversityBritish Columbia
CFL Draft1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Drafted byWinnipeg Blue Bombers
Career history
As player
1983Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1984Saskatchewan Roughriders
19841993Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1989
CFL East All-Star1986, 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.


  1. ^ "1982 UBC Thunderbirds Football Team". UBC Sports Hall of Fame. 2011. Archived from the original on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  2. ^ a b c Dickins, Jeff (September 2, 1994). "Cats will miss life of Riley". Toronto Star. Archived from the original on 6 November 2012. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  3. ^ Keer, Grant (July 7, 1992). "Cats did A-OK in keeping football in mind". Toronto Star. Retrieved 4 June 2011.
  4. ^ "Award Nominees". Hamilton Tiger-Cats. 2011. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. 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. Retrieved 4 June 2011. {{cite web}}: Check |url= value (help)
  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. Retrieved 4 June 2011.