Lincoln Riley Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Height, Wife, Kids, Salary, Texas Tech, Twitter, Net Worth

Lincoln Riley (Lincoln Michael Riley) is an American football coach and former player. He is the head coach at the University of Oklahoma.

Lincoln Riley Biography

Lincoln Riley (Lincoln Michael Riley) is an American football coach and former player. He is the head coach at the University of Oklahoma.

Lincoln Riley Age

He was born on September 5, 1983 in Lubbock, Texas, United States. He is 39 years old as of 2022.

Lincoln Riley Height

Riley stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall

Lincoln Riley Family

Riley is the son of Mike Riley and Marilyn Riley. His parents reside in Muleshoe where his father has run a cotton warehouse for many years. Riley has a younger brother named Garret who is also in the football business. 

Lincoln Riley Wife

Lincoln Riley is married Caitlin Buckley. The couple began dating in 2002 during Lincoln’s first year at Texas Tech, and Caitlin was a senior at Dimmit at the time. Caitlin graduated in 2006 and they tied the knot the following year.

Lincoln Riley Affair Scandal

Riley was rumored to have cheated on his wife Caitlin with one his former colleague Annie Hanson. The rumor started on Reddit but there have been no substantial evidence that he had an affair and even if he did rumors have it that his wife knew about the affair.

Lincoln Riley
Lincoln Riley

Lincoln Riley Children

Lincoln and his wife Caitlin have two daughters, Sloane Riley born in December 2012 and their second daughter Stella born in 2016.

Lincoln Riley Salary – Lincoln Riley Net Worth

Riley signed a 10 year contract to lead the USC Trojans worth $110 million, with a salary of $10 million. He also sold one of his houses in Norman, Okla and got another one after that worth $2 million.

He has an estimated net worth of about $30 million.

Lincoln Riley Texas Tech

He ran track at Muleshoe High School in Muleshoe, a town in West Texas. Riley began his high school career at defensive end and made the move to quarterback for his junior and senior seasons. He played quarterback at Texas Tech University as a walk-on in 2002, behind senior starter and future Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury and back-up B. J. Symons.

After a year, Riley became a student assistant to Mike Leach, gradually progressing to graduate assistant and then to receivers coach. Following his departure from Texas Tech after the firing of Leach, Riley went on to serve five seasons as offensive coordinator at East Carolina University under Ruffin McNeill.

Lincoln Riley Oklahoma Sooners

On January 12, 2015, Lincoln was hired by Bob Stoops to be the Oklahoma Sooners’ offensive coordinator. In his first season at Oklahoma, he led the Sooners to the 7th ranked offense in the country and to the College Football Playoff. Riley also won the Broyles Award, awarded the nation’s top assistant coach.

On June 7, 2017, Bob Stoops retired as head coach and Riley was named his successor. In the 2017 season, Lincoln Riley, anchored by Heisman winner Baker Mayfield, led his team to the Big 12 conference championship, #2 in the CFP rankings, and a berth in one of the CFP semifinal games at the Rose Bowl. Oklahoma went on to lose the 2018 Rose Bowl to Georgia in double overtime 54–48.

In 2021 coach Riley left Oklahoma Sooner, the reason being that he wanted to take on a new challenge and he had found a good opportunity. Later on he did admit that he could have done things differently in the way he left the Sooners for USC.

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