Provides outstanding speed on the outside front for the Bears ... while starting only three games last season (Illinois, USC and UCLA), ranked second on the team in sacks (6.5) and third in tackles for losses (7.5 for 40 yards) . notched 29 tackles in 13 games last year . impressed in workouts last spring and should give veteran leadership to defensive line in 2004 . Cal's top-rated junior college recruit in '02 after nailing down the No. 31 spot on SuperPrep's national JuCo Top 100 list . 2003 . high-water mark came in Cal's defensive shutout of Southern Miss, when he unleashed a three-sack flurry in a 34-2 victory . also cashed in three-tackle, one-sack performances at UCLA and Arizona State . posted two tackles and rang up one of the Bears' two sacks in the 2003 Insight Bowl victory over Virginia Tech.
Junior College/High School/Personal: Selected as El Camino College's MVP and a third team JC All-American, when he reeled off 12 sacks, three blocked field goals, two blocked punts, three fumble recoveries, two caused fumbles, one interception and two touchdowns scored ... named to the 2002 All-Region 4 Team by the California Community College Coaches Association/JC Athletic Bureau ... also tabbed first team All-Northern Division last season ... won league Freshman of the Year honors at El Camino in 2001, when he bagged nine sacks and blocked two punts in only five starts ... clocked at 4.6 in the 40-yard dash ... PrepStar placed him on its Top 125 national JC list ... tallied seven sacks and three blocked field goals his senior year at Culver City HS ... named Culver City's Most Improved Player as a junior and team MVP as a senior ... earned All-Bay League first team as a senior when he bagged 125 tackles and was chosen second team all-area as a prep junior when he led the Bay League in sacks with 17 ... sat out two years after high school before returning to football at El Camino ... grandfather, John Riddle, played fullback at USC ... parents are Paul and Sherri Riddle.born July 5, 1981 in Los Angeles, CA . social welfare major.
RIDDLE'S CAREER STATISTICS Year UT AT TT Loss Sacks Int BR 2003 20 9 29 7.5-40 6.5-38 0 1