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#40 Duke Riley
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 218 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Buras, La.
High School: John Curtis HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 08/09/1994
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Duke Riley Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 08/03/2014

A speedy linebacker that has the ability to put pressure on the quarterback and cover receivers down field ... Became a fan-favorite as a true freshman with his play on kickoff coverage where he consistently delivered devastating blows ... Coming off an impressive spring season where he earned the Alvin Roy Fourth Quarter Award for his outstanding performance ... Heads into fall camp second on the depth chart at Sam linebacker.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Registered 13 appearances at linebacker and on LSU's special team units ... Posted a half tackle for a loss of eight yards when Auburn's punter dropped the ball and tried to get off the punt ... Collected a season's best two tackles versus Arkansas.

HIGH SCHOOL
A speedy linebacker that has the ability to put pressure on the quarterback and cover receivers down field ... Honored as the 2012 Most Outstanding Defensive Player in Class 2A by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association ... Also named to the 2012 Class 2A All-State Team by LSWA ... Recorded 124 tackles in his senior season ... Led John Curtis to the Class 2A State Championship in his junior and senior seasons ... Racked up 10 total tackles and scored a touchdown on a 80-yard fumble recovery in the 2012 Class-2A State Championship Game ... Earned MVP honors as a sophomore in the 2010 Class-2A Title Game where he recorded 21 tackles ... A four-star recruit according to ESPN.com ... Given three stars by Rivals.com, 247sports.com and Scout.com ... Listed as the No. 17 prospect in Louisiana by ESPN.com ... Ranked as the No. 23 prospect in Louisiana by 247sports.com ... Rated as the No. 26 linebacker in the nation by ESPN.com ... Coached by J.T. Curtis.

PERSONAL
Born Aug. 9, 1994 ... Parents are Kesha Riley and Duke Berghman ... Majoring in sport administration.

CAREER HIGHS 
Total tackles: 2 vs. Arkansas, 2013
Tackles for loss: 0.5 vs. Auburn, 2013
Sacks: None

RILEY'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2013
13-0
1
6
7
0.5-8
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
2014  
 
   
 
 
       
 
Totals
13-0
1
6
7
0.5-8
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
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