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Donovan Riley

  • Cornerback
  • Baltimore, MD (Baltimore Polytechnic Institute)
  • Ht: 5-11 | Wt: 202
  • 2012 - ...
  • Virginia Tech Hokies

  • Year: Junior

As a Recruit: Riley was recruited from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (Baltimore, MD) class of 2012. He committed to Virginia Tech on 5/3/2011. He was recruited by Kevin Sherman .


  • Aug 31


    8/31/2012: Donovan Riley listed No. 2 on the depth chart for Virginia Tech's season opener against Georgia Tech.

  • Aug 6


    8/6/2012: Donovan Riley measured 5-foot-11, 200 pounds prior to preseason practice at Virginia Tech

  • Jul 2


    7/2/2012: Donavan Riley enrolls at Virginia Tech

  • Feb 1


    2/1/2012: Donavan Riley letter of intent to Virginia Tech More


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High School: A member of the PrepStar All-Atlantic Region squad for Coach Roger Wrenn at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute … Selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl for the South (all stars from Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia) against the North (all stars from Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania) … Recorded 48 tackles (18 solo) and five interceptions his senior season … Was a first-team Baltimore Sun All-Met defensive back as a senior … Was a consensus all-state selection … Caught 18 passes for 340 yards and five touchdowns as a receiver his senior year … A first-team big school all-state selection as a defensive back following his senior season … As a junior, had 46 tackles and six interceptions as a defensive back, and offensively, caught 43 passes for 900 yards and six touchdowns … Also returned two punts for touchdowns as a junior … Had 16 career interceptions and 14 career touchdowns … Was a second-team Baltimore Sun All-Met player as a junior … Listed as the No. 22 prospect in Maryland by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 20 player in the Maryland/D.C. area by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 78 safety in the country and the No. 24 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 142 safety in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 58 safety in the country, the No. 142 player in his region and the No. 22 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.

Personal: Donovan Riley … Born 12/14/93 in Baltimore, MD … Son of Reginald Riley and Leslie Byrd … Has a younger sister … Major is undecided.
He has committed to Virginia Tech Hokies.


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