64  Dominik Riley
Dominik Riley

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Montgomery, AL

High School:
Carver Senior HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 310

Position:
OL

Birthdate:
04/01/1988

Experience:
3L


Career & 2010 Highlights:


Lettered four years as a member of the Tiger offensive line ...Redshirted during the 2006 season...Was the offensive recipient of the Chris Faros Most Improved Player Award at the 2007 Blue-Gray Game...Named to both the 2007 Conference USA Media and Coaches All-Freshmen Teams...Tabbed as an honorable mention Freshman All-American by The Sporting News...Part of an offensive line that led C-USA in sack denial with 14, which also ranked 10th nationally...Played in all but the New Orleans Bowl game and made seven starts in the offensive line as a redshirt freshman...Started his first career game at left guard in Memphis' 96 offensive play season opener against Ole Miss...Started the first five games of the season before suffering a broken rib in the Marshall game...Did not start the following games versus Middle Tennessee and Rice, but came in as a reserve on the line despite the painful injury...Started the next two games against Tulane and East Carolina...Participated in over half of the Tigers' offensive plays in seven games and did not come out of the Tulane meeting while working 65 total plays...Helped the Tiger offense rank 13th nationally in passing offense and 23rd in total offense...Was a key factor in Martin Hankins passing for 3,220 yards and 25 touchdowns...Logged a career-high 87 plays versus Ole Miss in 2007...Started all 13 games at left guard in `08...Was the only underclassman to start all 13 games on the Tiger offensive line...Part of an offensive line that ranked second in C-USA in fewest sacks allowed with 17...The Tiger offensive line contributed to Memphis ranking 22nd nationally in rushing offense and 26th in total offense...Front line also had to make several adjustments throughout the season as four different quarterbacks were utilized due to injuries...Tigers had ranked as high as 14th nationally in passing offense prior to Arkelon Hall and Will Hudgens being injured in the ECU game...Helped pave the way for Curtis Steele to rush for 1,223 yards...O-line also contributed to Memphis having a 100-yard receiver or 100-yard rusher in three of the last five games of the season...Opened the 2009 season on the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list and was a first-team selection on the preseason All-C-USA team...Played in nine of 12 games, with nine starts at right guard...Had made 21-straight starts before sitting out the UAB contest with an injury...Participated in 69.0 percent of the offensive plays in games he played in...Totaled 440 offensive plays...Presented with one of the Top Tiger Awards, one of the team's most prestigious awards...Was part of an offensive line that enabled Curtis Steele to rush for over 1,200 yards and 15 touchdowns...Offensive line gave way to just 17 sacks, which ranked third in Conference USA and 39th nationally...Adjusted throughout the season as Memphis used three different starters at quarterback...Placed on the honorable mention All-Conference USA Team by the league coaches...Selected to the 2010 C-USA Football Coaches Preseason Team...Was voted one of the three permanent captains for 2010...Started 39 of 44 career games, and made 32 consecutive starts in the offensive line...Started all 10 games he played in as a senior...Missed UTEP and Tulsa games with an injury...Worked at least 70 percent of the team's offensive plays in all but three games...Was a finalist for the Wuerffel Trophy and the ARA Sportsmanship Award...Named to the 2010 All-C-USA second team...Named to 2010 C-USA All-Academic Football Team...Earned the C-USA Spirit of Service Award.

2009:


Opened the season on the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list and was a first-team selection on the preseason All-C-USA team...Played in nine of 12 games, with nine starts at right guard...Had made 21-straight starts before sitting out the UAB contest with an injury...Participated in 69.0 percent of the offensive plays in games he played in...Totaled 440 offensive plays...Presented with one of the Top Tiger Awards, one of the team's most prestigious awards...Started in the season opener at right guard and logged 66 plays at that position and one play at left guard...Registered 48 plays against Middle Tennessee...Played in 60 of 69 offensive plays against UT Martin...Logged 55 of 62 plays against Marshall...Worked 44 of 57 plays against UCF...Logged a season-high 73 of 82 plays against UTEP...Played in 32 of 78 offensive plays against Southern Miss...Worked 53 of 74 plays against East Carolina...Started against Tennessee and played in eight offensive plays early in the game...Did not play against UAB, Houston and Tulsa due to an injury...Was part of an offensive line that enabled Curtis Steele to rush for over 1,200 yards and 15 touchdowns...Offensive line gave way to just 17 sacks, which ranked third in Conference USA and 39th nationally...Adjusted throughout the season as Memphis used three different starters at quarterback...Placed on the honorable mention All-Conference USA Team by the league coaches.

2008:


Started all 13 games at left guard...Is the only underclassman to start all 13 games on the Tiger offensive line...Part of an offensive line that ranked second in C-USA in fewest sacks allowed with 17...Started in the season opener and logged 58 snaps at left guard...Played all 76 snaps in the Rice game...Saw action on 64 of 83 snaps at left guard against Marshall...Started at left guard and notched a 2008 season high with 84 plays versus Nicholls State...Worked 41 snaps, primarily at left guard, versus UAB...Also played three snaps at right guard...Participated in more than half of the team's offensive plays in the final six games of the regular season...Shared time with senior Brent Todd at left guard in the St. Petersburg Bowl...Worked 30 of the team's 65 offensive plays in the post-season game...The Tiger offensive line contributed to Memphis ranking 22nd nationally in rushing offense and 26th in total offense...Front line also had to make several adjustments throughout the season as four different quarterbacks were utilized due to injuries...Tigers had ranked as high as 14th nationally in passing offense prior to Arkelon Hall and Will Hudgens being injured in the ECU game...Helped pave the way for Curtis Steele to rush for 1,223 yards, which ranks fourth in school history for single season yardage...O-line also contributed to Memphis having a 100-yard receiver or 100-yard rusher in three of the last five games of the season.

2007:


Named to both the 2007 Conference USA Media and Coaches All-Freshmen Teams...Tabbed as an honorable mention Freshman All-American by The Sporting News...Part of an offensive line that led C-USA in sack denial with 14, which also ranked 10th nationally...Played in all but the New Orleans Bowl game and made seven starts in the offensive line as a redshirt freshman...Started his first career game at left guard in Memphis' 96 offensive play season opener against Ole Miss...Started the first five games of the season before suffering a broken rib in the Marshall game...Did not start the following games versus Middle Tennessee and Rice, but came in as a reserve on the line despite the painful injury...Started the next two games against Tulane and East Carolina...Participated in over half of the Tigers' offensive plays in seven games and did not come out of the Tulane meeting while working 65 total plays...Helped the Tiger offense rank 13th nationally in passing offense and 23rd in total offense...Was a key factor in Martin Hankins passing for 3,220 yards and 25 touchdowns...Also a member of the special teams unit for field goals and PATs. p>

2006:


Redshirted during the 2006 season...Was the offensive recipient of the Chris Faros Most Improved Player Award at the 2007 Blue-Gray Game.

Academic Highlights:


Named to the Tiger 3.0 Club for four semesters (fall `07 &'08, spring `09 & `10)...Earned recognition on the U of M Dean's List for spring 2010...Graduated from the U of M in December 2009.

Prep:


Three-year letterman and starter at both center and tackle for coach Larry Ware at Carver High...fAnchored an offensive line in 2005 that helped lead his team to an 11-2 record and a berth in the Alabama state playoffs...Served as a permanent captain in `05...Was a second team All-State selection as a senior...Named to the Montgomery Advertiser All-City and All-Region 4 6A Team...Played in the North-South All-Star Game, working as a lineman for the South squad...Participated in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game...Also a two-year letterman in track, working as a shot putter...Qualified for the Region 4 6A championship in 2005...Was a member of the National Honor Society and the Mu Alpha Theta mathematics honor society.

Personal:


Dominik DeShun Riley is the son of Franetta Riley...Born April 1, 1988, in Montgomery, Ala.

Riley's Career Offensive Line Statistics
YR Games/Starts Plays/Total Team Plays
2007 12/7 502/939
2008 13/13 631/977
2009 9/9 440/638
2010 10/10 423/593
TOTAL 44/39 1,996/3,147

Riley's Career Highs
Offensive Plays 87 (vs. Ole Miss, 2007)
Riley's 2010 Game-By-Game
9/4/10* Mississippi State Right Guard-38/53
9/11/10* East Carolina Right Gurad-60/68
9/18/10* MTSU Right Guard-9/72
9/25/10 UTEP

Did Not Play

10/2/10 Tulsa

Did Not Play

10/9/10* Louisville

Right Guard-59/64

10/16/10* Southern Miss

Right Guard-41/50

10/30/10* Houston

Right Guard-52/54

11/6/10* Tennessee

Right Guard-41/63

11/13/10* Marshall

Right Guard-35/58

11/20/10* UAB

Right Guard-48-56

11/27/10* UCF

Right Guard-42/55

Rotating image
Twitter Facebook YouTube Instagram Tumblr FourSquare Pintrist