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Secret Superstar: Perry Riley, LB, Washington Redskins

June 9, 2012
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In 2010, during his first NFL draft as the head coach of the Washington Redskins, Mike Shanahan drafted LSU Tiger Perry Rileyin the fourth round with the 103rd overall pick. As a true freshman on the 2007 National Championship team, Riley saw limited action, but registered two solo tackles in the BCS title game against Ohio State. However, Riley went on to become a highly productive and durable linebacker in Les Miles’ SEC defense. He was a tackling machine in his two seasons as a starter (2008-2009), was named Defensive MVP of a 38-3 win in the 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl and was a finalist for the Butkus Award that same year.

READ MORE: http://www.profootballfocus.com/blog/2012/06/09/secret-superstar-perry-riley-lb-washington-redskins/


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