Lincoln Riley
Lincoln Riley with his daughters. (Image Source: Lincoln's Instagram)

A football coach is someone who instructs, encourages, and trains the players of a football team in order to help them become better players. They also develop game plans, conduct practice sessions, and make decisions regarding the team's strategies. And one of the personalities who have engraved his name in the list of football coaches in the US is Lincoln Riley.

Lincoln Riley is now widely regarded as one of the most intelligent and gifted American football coaches in the country. During his tenure with Oklahoma from 2017-2021, he won 85 % of his games with four Big 12 Championships titles and three College Football Playoff Appearances. As of now, he is the head coach of the USC Trojans football.

When Was Lincoln Riley Born?

According to Lincoln’s Wiki profile, Lincoln Riley was born on September 5, 1983, in Muleshoe, Texas, the United States to parents Mike and Marilyn. His age as of 2022 is 39 years old. Lincoln belongs to the American nationality and is of white ethnicity. According to astrologers, his horoscope sign is Virgo. Lincoln isn’t the only son of his parents.

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Lincoln is a famous American football coach

He has got one younger brother whose name is Garrett Riley. Garrett is also a football coach as him and is currently serving as offensive coordinator at Texas Christian University. Similarly, Lincoln attended Texas Tech University and graduated from there in 2006. He completed his bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science from Texas Tech. 

What Is The Professional Career Of Lincoln Riley?

Lincoln began his career in football in his high school days in the year 2003 with the position of student assistant on the Texas Tech University football team. Soon after graduating from university, his position ranked and in 2006 he became Graduate Assistant to Coach Mike Leach and later became Interior Wide Receiver in 2008. He remained in that position till early 2019 and then left Texas Tech Team.

After that, in 2010 he joined East Carolina University where he held the post of offensive coordinator. And on January 12, 2015, Lincoln was given the position of Oklahoma’s offensive coordinator by Bob Stoop. As an offensive coordinator in Oklahoma, he led the team to the 7th-ranked offense in the country as well as at the College Football Playoff. He also won the Broyles Award. 

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Riley became the head coach of Oklahoma after Bob Stoops announced his retirement on June 7, 2017. He made various plans and strategies to lead the team in a positive way. In his supervision, the Sooners won the Big 12 title, Big 12 championships in 2018 and 2019, four New Year’s Six bowls, and 3 College Football Playoff Appearances. Likewise, on November 28, 2021, USC officially announced Lincoln Riley as its new coach and whole heartily welcomed him. 

Who Is The Wife Of Lincoln Riley?

Lincoln Riley is married to Caitlin Riley who is a psychologist. The couple started dating each other in 2002 when Lincoln was a first-year student at Texas Tech University. They dated for five years in secret before getting hitched on July 14, 2007. They have been married for 19 years, and they are still living a contented and peaceful married life. 

Lincoln lives beautiful life with his two daughter and wife

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Lincoln and Caitlin are the parents of two children. The couple gave birth to their first daughter in 2012 and her name is Sloan Riley. Their second daughter Stella Riley was born in 2016. Lincoln is a good husband as well as a good father. He tried to make a brisket for his family on the occasion of Easter and post a photo of it on his official Twitter account. But he mocked for making a lousy brisket.

What Is The Net Worth Of Lincoln Riley?

As of 2022, his total net worth is expected to be $30 million. He is earning a huge amount of salary throughout his career as a football coach. Moreover, Lincoln Riley’s contract with USC is the greatest in sports history worth $110 million. He bought a new house in Los Angeles worth $17.2 million that has a tennis court, 7 fireplaces, a movie theatre, and a sauna.

What Is The Height Of Lincoln Riley?

Lincoln Riley is 6 feet tall and has a body weight of 75 kg. He has greenish eye color and light brown hair. His complexion is white and also has a short beard. 

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