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Draper Riley
Draper  Riley

RS Senior

Harvey, La.

High School:
West Jefferson HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 305




Football Finishes Home Slate with Charlotte on Saturday

Game time is set for 2 p.m., at The Rock


Southern Miss Continues Stingy Run Defense with a Stout Defensive Line


Coach Jay Hopson Media Conference (Oct. 16)


Line Depth Providing Spark for Golden Eagle Defense

Southern Miss plays host to UTEP this Saturday at 6 p.m., at The Rock.


Jay Hopson Weekly Media Conference

The Golden Eagles play host to Savannah State this Saturday at The Rock.


Football vs LA Tech

Football vs LA Tech


Golden Eagles Fall in Season Opener

Rickey Bradley catches seven passes for 193 yards in 22-15 loss to Texas State.

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Missed the first six games, but ended the year with five starts out of the final seven, beginning at LSU ... Totaled 15 tackles (11 solo) ... Had a career-high six stops against Charlotte, five of which were solo ... Also was in on four combined stops against Old Dominion the following week ... Had 3.5 TFL for the season.

Heart of Dallas Bowl: Finished with three, solo tackles against Washington (12/26).

2015 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in 12 games, finishing with 18 tackles (13 solo)... Had five tackles for loss, including 1.5 sacks... Had season-high three tackles at Texas State (9/19), Charlotte (10/24), Western Kentucky (12/5) and against Washington (12/26).

2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in nine games during the year ... Made collegiate debut in the season opener at Mississippi State ... Recorded 13 tackles (seven solo, six assisted) with a sack ... Had a season-best five stops at Mississippi State ... Recorded three solo tackles against Appalachian State, including a sack for six yards.

2013 (Freshman): Did not compete during the season, taking a redshirt.

High School: Three-star recruit by and two-star by and ... Played for coach Marcus Scott at West Jefferson High School in Harvey, La. ... Caught 13 passes for 213 yards and two touchdowns ... Also played defensive end where he tallied 50 tackles with 8.5 sacks ... Also played basketball.

Personal: Full name is Draper Orenthius Riley ... Son of Kawanna Proul ... Born on May 18, 1994 ... Undeclared major.

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