Data Scout Notes: 2016: 3rdC/INJ...PButkus/PNagurski/PBednarik/PLott...2015: 3rdC/2ndM...2014: NAC...2013: NA...2012: NA
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Draft Scout Riley Bullough News
12/02/16 - 2016 ALL-BIG TEN FOOTBALL THIRD TEAM (COACHES): LB Riley Bullough, Michigan State...Bullough garnered All-Big Ten honors for the second year in a row, as he was a second-team pick by the coaches and a third-team selection by the media in 2015. A team captain, Bullough finished second on the team in tackles for loss (6.5 for 13 yards) and third in tackles (76) despite missing three games (Wisconsin, Indiana, BYU) due to an injury. His 8.4 tackles per game average led the Spartans and tied for eighth best in the Big Ten in the regular season. In addition, Bullough’s 64 tackles (9.1 avg.) in conference play ranked sixth best in the league.
Bullough, a native of Traverse City, Michigan, tallied double-digits in tackles four times in 2016: season-high 14 vs. Michigan (Oct. 29), 12 vs. Northwestern (Oct. 15), 11 each vs. Ohio State (Nov. 19) and Illinois (Nov. 5). He posted a season-high two tackles for loss (7 yards) at Maryland and had at least one tackle for loss in five of the nine games he played in this season. - Michigan State Football
05/19/16 - 2016 Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List: Riley Bullough, LB, Michigan State (6-2, 230, Traverse City, MI): Led team with 106 tackles last season; 2nd team All-Big Ten; third generation of Bulloughs to play at Michigan State. - Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation/Lott IMPACT Trophy
12/03/15 - 2015 ALL-BIG TEN THIRD TEAM (COACHES)/SECOND TEAM (MEDIA): LB Riley Bullough, Michigan State...Bullough, who is in his first year as the starting middle linebacker, garnered second-team accolades from the coaches and third-team honors from the media. He leads the team and ranks 16th in the Big Ten in tackles (90; 7.5 avg.). Bullough also leads the team in production points (226) and fumble recoveries (2), and ranks third in sacks (4.0) and tackles for loss (6.5).
The Traverse City, Michigan, native recorded seven tackles (3 solos, 4 assists) and scored his first career touchdown against Maryland, returning an interception 44 yards to give Michigan State the lead for good at 14-7 with 2:07 left in the second quarter. It marked Bullough’s fourth career interception and second of the season. Bullough was credited with a tackle for loss (4 yards), including a half sack (3 yards), against the Terrapins. - Michigan State Football
09/14/15 - SEPT 14 BIG TEN DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Riley Bullough, Michigan State, Jr., LB, Traverse City, Mich./Saint Francis...Recorded a career-high 14 tackles and a pass break-up in Michigan State's victory over Oregon...Credited with a quarterback hurry on Oregon's fourth-and-16 play with just over a minute left in the game, forcing a game-clinching incompletion...Anchored a Spartan defense that held Oregon to 123 rushing yards, the lowest total for the Ducks since 2013...Claims his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor...Last Michigan State Defensive Player of the Week: Denicos Allen (Nov. 4, 2013). - Big Ten Football
09/13/15 - Five Week 2 players to watch: 5. Riley Bullough, LB, Michigan State. The junior, carrying on the Bullough family tradition of running the Spartans defense, is doing just fine in his first year at middle linebacker. He had 14 stops against Oregon, including a stuff of running back Royce Freeman on third-and-goal from the 1. - Anthony Gimino, The Sports Xchange