BCS History & Legends


Ken Riley, HOF

August 6, 1947-  June 7, 2020
Florida A&M, Quarterback
Cincinnati Bengals, Defensive Back

Congratulations Class of 2023

Ken Riley

Ken was one of three inductees to spend his entire career with one team. (the Cincinnati Bengals, first in the American Football League in 1969 and then the National Football League from 1970 through 1983). Riley recorded 65 interceptions in his career, which was the fourth most in NFL history at the time of his retirement.
At FAMU, Riley played quarterback and led the Rattlers to a 23-7 record and three Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference titles under legendary head coach Jake Gaither,


Rondé Barber, Virginia            CB/S             
1997-2012, Tampa Bay Bucs
Don Coryell, Washington      Coach
1973-1977, St. Louis Cardinals/
1978-1986, San Diego Chargers
Chuck Howley, W. Virginia     LB
1958-1959, Chicago Bears/1961-1973,
Dallas Cowboys
Joe Klecko, Temple                   DE, DT, NT
1977-1987, New York Jets/1988, Indianapolis Colts
Darrelle Revis, Pittsburgh      CB                  
2007-2012, NY Jets/2013, Tampa Bay Bucs/2014, NE Patriots/2015-2016, NY Jets/2017, KC Chiefs
Ken Riley, Florida A&M           CB
1969-1983, Cincinnati Bengals
Joe Thomas, Wisc-Madison  OT
2007-2017, Cleveland Browns
Zach Thomas, Texas Tech       LB                  
1996-2007, Miami Dolphins/2008, Dallas Cowboys
DeMarcus Ware, Troy             LB/DE           
2005-2013, Dallas Cowboys/2014-2016, Denver Broncos

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