Riley talks spring defense, special teams

IT’S SOUNDING LIKE Mike Riley might be more involved with the Beaver defense and special teams this season. So how much 3-4 might the Beavers play this season? And what are Riley’s thoughts on the OSU special teams headed into spring ball and the 2014 season?
Via oregonstate.scout.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley's new OC won't mean big changes on O

MIKE RILEY SAYS any hire he made for the offensive coordinator position was going to be a coach who would not change what Oregon State does on offense, but enhance it. John Garrett was his first call.
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Oregon State Coach Mike Riley Tweets Out Terrifying Thanksgiving Day Photo

Lord have mercy on Oregon State coach Mike Riley’s Thanksgiving turkey. It’s certainly common for people to use an electronic carving knife to slice up dinner for the holiday, but a chainsaw? In all seriousness, OSU has a new tradition of cranking it “like a chainsaw” between the third and fourth quarters of home games. It’s just that this photo is, well, a little terrifying...
Via College Spun
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Oregon State HC Mike Riley Has A Clever Way of Bragging About His Defense

College football programs always try to highlight and promote what they do best — that’s the reason we always see schools fighting over titles such as ‘Wide Receiver U’ or ‘Linebacker U.’ Showing success, and particularly dominance at a specific position, can really help out a school’s recruiting and standing with young players. Oregon State head coach Mike Riley...
Via College Spun
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Oregon State coach Mike Riley creatively using Twitter to recruit

Your browser does not support iframes. Some college coaches hate Twitter, while others have embraced it. Mike Riley of Oregon State is certainly one of the latter. The Beavers head coach has carved out a nice career for himself in…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Oregon State gets new uniforms for the 2013 season

Oregon State hasn’t updated their uniforms in over 15 years and when they finally decided it was time to do so, they went all out. Coach Mike Riley made sure that fans knew the reason behind all of this rebranding – which is obviously to compete with in-state rival Oregon. They also updated their logo. Here’s another shot of the all-black uniforms with the ridiculous facemask...
Via College Football Section
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin interviewing Mike Riley for head coach

While so much attention was given to other job openings in college football over the past two weeks, the one surprising vacancy has had very little discussion, and that is the one in Madison. Following the sudden departure of Bret Bielema to Arkansas, the Badgers coaching search has been a quiet one. Of course, they [...]
Via The Victory Formation
December 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Riley’s key to victory: In-N-Out Burgers

In-N-Out pulls through again for Beavers How do you inspire a football team on the road? For Beavers coach Mike Riley, he may have just found the secret. Unfortunate for his wallet, it seems to be catching on as a trend for the team. Following the road win at UCLA, Oregon State’s coach took his football team out to an after game dinner of In-N-Out. The famous burger chain doesn’t...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Riley is all about the Beaver Juice

Oregon State head coach Mike Riley was so pumped after his team escaped in Tuscon with a 38-35 win over Arizona on Saturday that he tweeted the following message:How bout them Beavers!!!!!Huge guts, never ever give up! #BeaverJuice #GoBeavs— Mike Riley (@Coach_Riley) September 30, 2012That Beaver Juice is intense. It’s what fuels Oregon State’s football team on the field. And...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Bud Riley, father of Oregon St coach, dies at 86

Bud Riley, the father of Oregon State football coach Mike Riley and a former assistant coach at the school, has died. He was 86. The school announced Bud Riley died Saturday after a lengthy illness. He had been living in British Columbia, Canada. Riley was an assistant coach at Oregon State from 1965-72 and returned to the school in 1979. He was the defensive coordinator for Oregon...
Via AP on Fox
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

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