2017: Played in 10 games in a reserve role at defensive end . . . Posted five tackles (2 solo/3 assist), including 1.5 tackles for loss of eight yards . . . Five tackles were recorded over four different games . . . Tallied a season-high two tackles, including 0.5 tackles for loss, against UAPB . . . Collected 1.0 tackle for loss against Coastal Carolina.
2016: Played in 10 games on special teams and in a reserve role at defensive end . . . Finished the season with 15 tackles (7 solo, 8 assist), 3.0 tackles for loss of 12 yards and 1.0 sack of eight yards . . . Posted at least one tackle in six outing and double-figure stops in four, including a season-high four against both New Mexico State and Texas State . . . Recorded a season-high 2.0 tackles for loss against Texas State . . . Lone sack of the season also came against the Bobcats . . . A-State Athletics Director’s Honor Roll member.
2015: Played in 13 games, receiving his first career start in the New Orleans Bowl versus Louisiana Tech . . . . Posted six tackles (1 solo/5 asst.) and 0.5 tackles for loss . . . Recorded a season-high two tackles against Missouri State and one stop in four other games.
HIGH SCHOOL: 3-star recruit by Scout, ESPN and 247Sports . . . Rated as the No. 3 and No. 102 outside linebacker in the state and nation, respectively, by Scout . . . Rated as the No. 48 overall player in the state of Alabama by 247Sports . . . Listed by ESPN as the No. 31 overall player in Alabama and No. 101 defensive end in the nation . . . Named a “Super 8 Senior” by the Opelika-Auburn News entering his senior season . . . Recorded 22 tackles, including 13 solo stops and five sacks, to go along with eight hurries and a blocked punt as a junior . . . Also recruited by schools such as Cincinnati, Appalachian State, Troy, South Alabama and Southern Mississippi.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 5, 1996 . . . Health Promotion major.
RIGGS’ CAREER STATISTICS