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Lincoln Riley Bio


Lincoln Riley

Who is Lincoln Riley?

Lincoln Riley is the Current Head Coach of Oklahoma Sooners Football at the University of Oklahoma. He is also a former American Football Player.

Lincoln Riley Early Life and Family Background

Lincoln was born on the 5th of September, 1983 at Lubbock, Texas, USA. He is the son of Mr. Mike Riley and Ms. Marilyn Riley. Riley’s parents reside in Muleshoe where they run a cotton warehouse business. He has a younger brother named Garret.

Garret is currently serving as an offensive coordinator at Southern Methodist University.

Lincoln Riley married Caitlin Buckley in the year 2007. Both the couple has two daughters Sloan and Stella. Before Riley’s marriage with Caitlin. Caitlin used to work as a kindergarten teacher.

Lincoln’s Short Profile
First Name Lincoln
Last Name Riley
Date of Birth 5th September 1983
Birth Place Lubbock, Texas, USA
Age 36 years
Father Name Mike Riley
Mother Name Marilyn Riley
Wife Caitlin Buckley
Profession Head Coach (Oklahoma Sooners)

Educational Background

Lincoln Riley was graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science in the year 2006.

Early Career

In his early career, Riley ran track at Muleshoe High School in Muleshoe (a town in west Texas). Lincoln started his high school career at defensive end. Later he moved to quarterback junior and senior sessions.

In the year 2002, Lincoln played quarterback at Texas Tech University as a walk-on. A year later Riley became a student assistant to Mike Leach.

Lincoln Riley served as an offensive coordinator for five seasons at East Carolina University under Ruffin McNeil.

Lincoln Riley Professional Career

On the 12th of January 2015, Lincoln was appointed as offensive coordinator by Bob Stoops for the Oklahoma Sooners. Riley led Sooners to the 7th ranked in the country and to the College Football Playoff during his first season at Oklahoma. Lincoln also won the Broyles Award. He was awarded as the nation’s top assistant coach.

Lincoln Riley was appointed as the head coach of Oklahoma Sooners as Bob Stoops retired on the 7th of June 2019.

Lincoln’s Riley Coaching Tree

Here are some of the list of the Head coaches under whom Riley has served.

  1. Mike Leach: Texas Tech (2003-2009)
  2. Ruffin McNeill: East Carolina (2010-2014)
  3. Bob Stoops: Oklahoma (2015-2016)
Lincoln’s Coaching Career
2003-2005 Texas Tech (SA)
2006 Texas Tech (GA)
2007 Texas Tech (WR)
2008–2009 Texas Tech (IWR)
2010–2013 East Carolina (OC/QB)
2014 East Carolina (AHC/OC/QB)
2015–2016 Oklahoma (OC/QB)
2017–present Oklahoma

Salary and Net-Worth

Riley earns an annual salary of $6.5 million while his Net-Worth is $8 million.

Age, Height, and Weight

Lincoln is currently 36 years old. There are no sources that display information regarding Lincoln Height and Weight. Currently, both his height and weight are unknown.

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