LOI #5: Tyrone Riley

Calvary Baptist (GA) defensive end Tyrone Riley has signed with NC State!

Tyrone Riley
Scout Ranking: ***
Scout Rank: No. 124 Defensive End
Size: 6-6, 250 Pounds
Hometown: Savannah (GA)
School: Calvary Day School

Projected Position At NC State: Defensive End

Accolades: Riley totaled 74 tackles, eight sacks, and two forced fumbles as a senior, earning all-area honors.

Commit Date: January 30, 2015

Recruiting Scene: Tyrone Riley was a major target for NC State heading into his senior season, as he visited the Wolfpack over the summer. However, he had several options and felt more comfortable with Kentucky, who landed his commitment in the fall.

The Wolfpack's pursuit continued, and that led to a mid-January official visit. After the trip, Riley still visited Kentucky, but he ultimately switched his commitment to the Wolfpack.

Picked NC State Over: Kentucky, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Utah, and Wisconsin among others

Scouting Report: “A long, lean defensive end similar to current Wolfpacker Pharoah McKever, Riley has all the tools you look for in a weakside defensive end. He's explosive off the edge, can make plays in space against the read-option and has high football IQ. NC State made him a priority because of his physical upside, and he has plenty of that.” - Pack Pride Scouting Report


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