Louisville football cornerback Quincy Riley earned ACC Defensive Back of the Week honors after his stellar performance against Wake Forest. The transfer from Middle Tennessee State had two interceptions, including one for a pick six. The interception return TD went for 90 yards. Riley also tallied 3 total tackles.
For more, check out Louisville’s press release below:
Press Release From Louisville Athletics:
UofL FB: Quincy Riley Named ACC Defensive Back of the Week
Riley picked off two passes in the win over Wake Forest
Date: Oct. 31, 2022
LOUISVILLE, Ky, – University of Louisville defensive back Quincy Riley has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Back of the Week on Monday.
Riley intercepted a pair of passes in Louisville’s 48-21 win over No. 10 Wake Forest on Saturday at Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals forced eight turnovers in the game, including a season best four interceptions.
The native of Columbia, S.C., returned one of his interceptions 90 yards for a touchdown in a third quarter where the Cards tallied 35 unanswered point en route to its first top-10 win since 2016. The 90-yard return was the longest since a 95-yard return in 1975.
The Cards host James Madison on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. on ESPNU.