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Mike Riley
PON99101006 - 10 OCTOBER 1999 - PONTIAC, MICHIGAN, USA: San Diego head coach Mike Riley, left, talks with quarterback Erik Kramer in the third quarter October 10, at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan. ag/Al Goldis UPI

Michael Joseph Riley (b. July 6, 1953) is an American football coach and the current head coach of the Oregon State Beavers. Riley has also coached in several professional leagues, and is a former head coach of the San Diego Chargers of the NFL and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League .

Riley was born in Wallace, Idaho in 1953 and moved to Corvallis, Oregon in 1965. He grew up watching the Oregon State Beavers while his father, Bud Riley, served as defensive coordinator under legendary coach Dee Andros from 1965–1972. Riley was a hometown hero himself from his athletic days at Corvallis High School. Riley was the starting quarterback who led the Spartans to the state title game in both 1969 and in 1970. They came up short against Medford High School in 1969, 27–0, but avenged the loss the following season when they met Medford again and came out victorious 21–10.

He considers the college town of Corvallis, Oregon his hometown.

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