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Riley elected to Black College Hall of Fame


Former Bengals cornerback Ken Riley, who is seemingly in every hall of fame but the Pro Football Hall of Fame, added another one to his resume Wednesday when The Black College Football Hall of Fame announced the class of 2015.

Riley is one of seven inductees who'll be installed at the Sixth Annual Black College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta on Feb. 28.

 After Riley quarterbacked Florida A&M, the Bengals selected him in the sixth round of their second draft in 1969 and he became one of their greatest players during a 15-year career he went from Nippert Stadium to the Super Bowl.

 When he retired after the 1983 season, Riley stood fourth on the NFL's all-time interceptions list with 65. Everyone above him on the list, where he is currently fifth, is in Canton. And he's also still the Bengals all-time leader with 207 games played.

 Joining Riley in Atlanta are Roger Brown (University of Maryland Eastern Shore), Richard Dent (Tennessee State University), L.C. Greenwood (University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff), Ernie "Big Cat" Ladd (Grambling State University), Donnie Shell (South Carolina State University) and Coach W.C. Gorden of Jackson State University.

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