Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Dietrich Riley

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La Canada, California
St. Francis
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  • Wt:200 lbs
  • 40:4.47 secs
  • Bench Max:285
  • Squat Max:390
  • Shuttle:4.2
  • Vertical:37 inches
  • GPA:3.16
  • Class:2010 (High School)
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College Choices

School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
UCLACOMMITTED (02/03/2010)Offered01/08/2010
CaliforniaNoneOfferedNoneRon Gould, Al Simmons
FloridaNoneOfferedNoneBrian White, Chuck Heater
LSUNoneOffered01/22/2010Ron Cooper, John Chavis
Notre DameNoneOffered10/16/2009Mike Denbrock
USCNoneOffered01/29/2010Willie Mack Garza

Scouting Report on Dietrich Riley

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visits, Game setting, Campby Barry Every - 08/31/2009
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthBlue Chip
  • AgilityDivision I Player
  • Ball SkillsBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Has a thick frame almost like a small outside linebacker, with long arms and wide shoulders. He looks an awful lot like a taller Dillon Baxter of San Diego Mission Bay.
Needs Improvement: Must improve his closing speed and reaction time when deciphering run/pass. Could improve flexibility in order to become more fluid and improve change of direction.
Most Impressive: He is always around the ball and is an excellent technical tackler. He knows how to use his body and long arms to outmuscle opponents for jump balls. Riley is also very strong for his size.
Conclusion: As a safety, he definitely has a chance to make an impact early on at special teams. Riley is not afraid of contact and may not have breakaway speed, but he does have the ability to make big plays in the secondary. He will most likely be a two- to three-year starter. He could end up as a running back but stiffness issues hamper his ability to excel at this position.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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Signing Day Blitz: Ranking the Pac-1002/04/2010 Rivals.com Football Recruiting

USC was once again the big story on National Signing Day in the Pac-10 and nationally, but the Trojans weren't the only Pac-10 program that had a big finish on Wednesay. UCLA and Cal - which landed Keenan Allen on Signing Day - were among the other teams that closed strong in the Pac-10. We break it all down in the Pac-10 Blitz.

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Pac-10 Blitz: USC's weekend a success?02/01/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Pac-10 Blitz: Chasing the Trojans01/29/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
SEC Blitz: Plenty of drama left01/28/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Riley's final official visit01/28/2010TrojanSports.com
Whispers: Who has the edge for top prospects?01/27/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Irish entice Riley01/22/2010BlueandGold.com
O, Riley and Talking Points01/19/2010TrojanSports.com
Riley takes surprise visit and sets fifth01/12/2010Rivals.com Football Recruiting
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UF recruits try to get handle on Meyer situation12/31/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Riley quickly makes impact12/31/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
UA All-American Wednesday practice photos12/30/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
D-backs make instant impact12/30/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Breaking down the UA All-Americans12/28/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
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Video: Dietrich Riley covers the field12/07/2009Rivals.com
Uko takes his final visit11/30/2009TrojanSports.com
Category rankings: Safeties11/24/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Playoffs come first for four-star11/23/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Riley at home at ND10/23/2009BlueandGold.com
Recruits weigh in on SC/ND10/14/2009TrojanSports.com
Riley happy with offer from Florida10/06/2009InsidetheGators.com
Four-star returns from Tennessee10/05/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Rivals100 safety back from Knoxville10/05/2009VolQuest.com
Riley impressed with UW's big win09/20/2009TheDawgReport.com
Dietrich Riley talks Baylor09/18/2009SicEmSports.com
USC/OSU: Recruiting Aftermath09/14/2009TrojanSports.com
Riley soaking it all in09/08/2009ASUDevils.com
Four new five-star prospects in the Rivals10009/01/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Four-star enjoys scrimmage08/25/2009BruinSportsReport.com
Dietrich does his research08/20/2009TrojanSports.com
The Vols are on Riley's mind08/19/2009VolQuest.com
Riley continues to gain attention08/17/2009BuckeyeGrove.com
Four-star adds huge ACC offer to his list08/10/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Farrell: Impressions from the road08/07/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Calif. state ranking loaded with talent08/05/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Riley discusses possible official visits08/05/2009TheWolverine.com
Anthony The Athlete Jefferson07/31/2009TrojanSports.com
Riley hearing from the Vols and future Vols07/31/2009VolQuest.com
Riley still has eyes for Washington07/27/2009TheDawgReport.com
Four-star safety talks UA07/13/2009TideSports.com
Four-star close to setting SEC visit07/09/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Riley shows skills at SC camp06/29/2009TrojanSports.com
Riley likes what he hears06/27/2009VolQuest.com
SicEmSports Recruiting Board06/26/2009SicEmSports.com
USC Rising Star Camp Hot 11 - Defense06/25/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Whispers: Lupoi has Cal in the national mix06/24/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Riley adds offers, talks visits06/18/2009BlueandGold.com
California safety wants to see the Vols05/20/2009VolQuest.com
Riley’s interest in Irish grows05/11/2009BlueandGold.com
Riley looking to contribute immediately05/06/2009HuskerOnline.com
Riley soaking up attention04/28/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Los Angeles Nike Camp talent analysis04/21/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
L.A. NIKE Camp in Analysis04/21/2009TrojanSports.com
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Dietrich Riley, playmaker03/19/2009HuskerOnline.com
Dawgs impressing Riley03/17/2009TheDawgReport.com
Double Digit Dietrich03/17/2009TrojanSports.com
Riley discusses recent Michigan offer03/03/2009TheWolverine.com
Huskies in the mix for Riley?02/23/2009TheDawgReport.com
Show Stopper02/14/2009TrojanSports.com
Video: Riley Does It All02/09/2009Rivals.com
SoCal 2010 RB has six offers02/02/2009Rivals.com Football Recruiting
Riley picks up Irish offer01/30/2009BlueandGold.com
Riley in Elite Company at Junior Combine01/11/2009TrojanSports.com
Riley eyes Irish visit01/05/2009BlueandGold.com
USC Combine Targets01/04/2009TrojanSports.com
Impressive Underclassmen01/02/2009TrojanSports.com
Riley Visits USC Before Trip to AA Combine12/21/2008TrojanSports.com
2010 Spotlight: Defensive Backs12/17/2008TrojanSports.com
Riley Visits Trojans, Resists Temptation12/04/2008TrojanSports.com
Irish hoping for visit from Riley11/19/2008BlueandGold.com
2010 and Torn07/04/2008TrojanSports.com
Trojans land lucky No. 1306/20/2008TrojanSports.com
Ten of Troy: Camp Weekend06/16/2008TrojanSports.com
2010 standout earns SC offer06/15/2008TrojanSports.com


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2007 1248406.751213214821

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