Lincoln Riley

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Birthday
5, 1983
Birthplace
Lubbock, TX
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
5, 1983 (age 35)
Birthplace
Lubbock, TX

About

Famous as the head football coach of the Oklahoma Sooners. He was named the successor to Bob Stoops following the 2016 season, and subsequently led the team to the 2017 Rose Bowl and a #2 ranking in the College Football Playoffs. 

Before Fame

He walked on to Texas Tech University's football team as a quarterback in 2002. After one year, he segued into coaching by becoming a student assistant to then-head coach Mike Leach

Trivia

He served as Oklahoma's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks' coach from 2015-2016 prior to becoming head coach. For his work during the 2015 season, he won the prestigious Broyles Award as the nation's top assistant coach. 

Family Life

He married his wife Caitlin Buckley in 2007. He has daughters, Sloan and Stella.

Associated With

He coached eventual Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Baker Mayfield to a semi-final finish in 2017.