Chris Riddle Quarterback
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ROUTE 4 SPORTS - INTERVIEW WITH 2015 COLLEGE QUARTERBACK CHRIS RIDDLE

By: Joe Wedra
Sports Writer
Date: December 9, 2013

Riddle looks to be one of the top prospects in 2015, and colleges are already taking notice. He's visited with many schools including LSU, Maryland, and Boston College
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FOXSPORTS NEXT/SCOUT.COM - RIDDLE TAKES IN TERPS PRACTICE

By: John Garcia Jr.
East Recruiting Analyst
Date: March 28, 2013

Among the busiest underclassmen quarterbacks in the mid-Atlantic is Chris Riddle, a sophomore out of the state of Virginia. He’s been at three different schools already in his high school career, but he’s beginning to hit his stride on the recruiting trail. His next stop was at the University of Maryland to check out spring practice on Thursday.
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BLEACHER REPORT - QUARTERBACK CHRIS RIDDLE: A DIVISION 1 PROSPECT'S RECRUITMENT JOURNEY

By: Lisa Horne
PAC-12 And Big 12 Lead Writer (Bleacher Report)
Date: March 13, 2013

Exciting life? Absolutely. Glamorous life? Far from it.

The life of a Division I prospect is filled with long days in a car and weekends full of practice, practice, practice. Riddle doesn't have time for a girlfriend and he doesn't have time for the fun activities that normally encompass a teenager's life.
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GATOR COUNTRY - 2015 QB SET VIST TO FLORIDA

By: Andrew Spivey
Recruiting Analyst (University of Florida)
Date: March 7, 2013

Brent Pease has already found his quarterback for the Class of 2014 and now he is moving on to recruiting a quarterback for 2015.

One of the quarterbacks Pease is recruiting is 2015 Arlington (Va.) Bishop O’Connell quarterback Chris Riddle.
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FLORIDA GATORS UNOFFICIAL VISIT INVITATION

WHEN: March 30, 2013

WHERE: Gainesville, Florida

As recruitment interest continues to picks up for Chris, a third SEC team has shown elevated interest in him. The Florida Gators have recently invited Chris down to Gainesville for an unofficial visit during a spring practice. While they didn't want to deprive him of a visit during the spring game, they recommended that he visit during one of the spring practices instead, allowing the Gator coaching staff to spend more one on one time with Chris and for him to have a more intimate Gator experience. Chris is very excited for his visit to the Gator Nation as well as meet Coaches Muschamp, Pease and the rest of the Gator coaching staff.


TIGER SPORTS DIGEST/SCOUT.COM - 2015 QB TAKES IN LSU JUNIOR DAY

By: Hunter Paniagua
Recruiting Analyst
Date: February, 17 2013

Chris Riddle made the long drive from Virginia to Louisiana to take in LSU's Junior Day on Saturday. It's still early in the process for him, but LSU has already started to impress the young quarterback.
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LSU NATIONAL JUNIOR DAY

WHEN: February 16, 2013

WHERE: Football Operations Center, Tiger Stadium

Chris was delighted to learn that he was recently invited to LSU's National Junior Day as a sophomore. According to SEC analyst, Gino Joubert, only a few hand-selected sophomores are ever invited to an LSU junior day. This makes this opportunity even more of an honor for him. He looks forward to meeting Coach Miles and his staff, the tour of Tiger Stadium(aka "Death Valley"), the rest of the junior day events and taking in the LSU and Baton Rouge atmosphere.


FOXSPORTS NEXT/SCOUT.COM - WELL-TRAVELED SOPHOMORE

By: John Garcia Jr.
East Recruiting Analyst
Date: December, 14 2012

While seeking his initial offer, 2015 quarterback Chris Riddle was able to take in a trio of games on unofficial visits this fall. The feedback he got there, coupled with his improvement goals, have the sophomore poised for progress as he inches closer to becoming an upperclassmen.
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UNOFFICIAL GAME DAY VISIT TO THE UNIVSERITY OF GEORGIA

WHEN: November 24, 2012

OPPONENT: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

To Chris' surprise, he received a letter from the University of Georgia stating he'd been targeted by the Bulldogs and to fill out their questionnaire. Recently, their interest was reconfirmed with an invitation for an unofficial game day visit for their biggest rival game of the year against Georgia Tech and on Senior Day. This makes this invitation even more of an honor. To spend time between the "Hedges" and watching the Bulldogs go to work, will be a great opportunity for Chris to see how well his playing style fits into Coach Richt's pro-style offense.


IRISH SPORTS DAILY - 2015 QB HAS MEMORABLE VISIT

By: Christian McCullum
Irish Sports Daily (An ESPN Affiliate)
Date: November 19, 2012

"I realized that when guys like (Everett) Golson or (Tommy) Rees get under center, they aren’t just playing for themselves or their teams. It’s so much bigger than that. They are playing to protect the honor of Notre Dame. They are playing for their hundreds of thousands of fans all over the world."
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UNOFFICIAL GAME DAY VISIT TO THE UNIVSERITY OF NOTRE DAME

WHEN: November 17, 2012

OPPONENT: Wake Forest Demon Deacons

As Chris continues to build a reputation for being a well-groomed pro-style quarterback, his recruiting interest is picking up. The Number 5 ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish made their interest known by inviting Chris for an Unofficial Game Day Visit. Without a doubt, this will be a special recruitment experience with the rich history of Notre Dame. Chris is looking forward to spending time with the coaches in the recruit reception, meeting players on the field during pre-game and cheering on the Fighting Irish during the game and in the tunnel after the game. Spending time on the campus and in South Bend will be an experience of a lifetime.


UNOFFICIAL GAME DAY VISIT TO BOSTON COLLEGE

WHEN: November 10, 2012

OPPONENT: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

After Chris was personally invited to Boston College to work out last summer, he's now been invited to return to Chestnut Hill for an Unofficial Game Day Visit where he'll meet up with coaches during the recruit reception, spend time on the field with the Eagles during pre-game, attend their game against Notre Dame and then tour the facilities and campus.

CANE INSIDER - QUARTERBACK CHRIS RIDDLE: A LEADER BY FAITH

By: Jon Bastian
Cane Insider Contributor (University of Miami)
Date: October 11, 2012

"I try to be humble and lead by example. I feel like what helps me lead on the field is to elevate those around me. I also realize that there are those who don’t share my beliefs, but it’s important to me that they feel like they are my brothers. I make sure they feel appreciated and recognized for their accomplishments. When we score a passing touchdown I want to make sure my line is appreciated as well as my receivers." Click here to go to CaneInsider.com and read more!


DEEP SOUTH RECRUITING - 2015 QB CHRIS RIDDLE, TUSCARORA HS, VIRGINIA

By: Michael Bradley
Senior Writer/ Publisher, Deep South Recruiting
South Florida
Date: September 28, 2012

Head Coach Michael Burnett said of his young quarterback “he's super smart and he works incredibly hard. I see all the things you want to see in a young quarterback. Chris is a student of the game, learning everything we throw at him..." Details inside.


5-STAR QUARTERBACK COMPETITION - CHRIS RIDDLE #2 RANKED 2015 QUARTERBACK IN SOUTHEAST

Congratulations to Chris for his recent ranking! 5-Star Quarterback Competition considers Chris the #2 2015 quarterback in the southeast region. The rankings at 5-Star do not come from your typical talent analysts but rather well-respected former NFL quarterback coaches and quarterbacks. Learn more about 5-Star Quarterback Competition, their coaches/analysts and rankings by clicking here!


FOXSPORTS NEXT/SCOUT.COM - RIDDLE LIKES LSU

By: Mike Coppage
South/Midlands Recruiting
Date: July 11, 2012

Meet the 2015 QB from Virginia
2015 quarterback Chris Riddle hails from the state of Virginia, and he likes a certain SEC program that's located in the deep south. Details inside.


CANE INSIDER - YOUNG QB PREPS FOR NUC ULTIMATE 100

By: Jon Bastian
Cane Insider Contributor (University of Miami)
Date: June 28, 2012

As a rising sophomore, Chris Riddle is getting a lot of attention and once you have seen film on him, you can understand why. The 6’2, 175-pound quarterback has been carving out a name for himself on the camp scene this summer. Click here to go to CaneInsider.com and read more!


FOXSPORTS NEXT/SCOUT.COM - 2015 INTRO: QB CHRIS RIDDLE

By: John Garcia Jr.
East Recruiting Analyst
Date: May 4, 2012

Virginia QB learning from NFL-types
It’s tough for a high school freshman to make a name for himself in the recruiting world, but 2015 signal-caller Chris Riddle is on his way towards that goal. He has surrounded himself with people who have been there before and will hit the road this summer to get that much closer to his first scholarship offer.
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Mike Sims

Coach Mike Sims has been coaching Quarterbacks for more than 25 years and his passion and dedication to developing young leaders has never been stronger. Well respected at every level, Coach Sims has coached and consulted for a number of NFL teams including the Indianapolis Colts, Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles & Washington Redskins. No stranger to the College level, Coach Sims served as Quarterback coach for Bowie State University, also teaching as such notable camps as The Manning Passing Academy, Nike Elite 11, Offense/Defense Camp, Art Monk Football Camp and QB Coach for the Temple University Combine.

Coach Sims' commitment to Chris' success is taken very personal. Coach Sims focuses on fine tuning Chris' mechanics, footwork and quick-release with his top priority of preparing him for the next level. Coach Sims is confident Chris will succeed wherever the future may bring him.

Todd Krueger

Todd Krueger is a former NFL Quarterback that is currently quarterback coach and offensive coordinator at powerhouse prep high school Lawrence Academy located in Groton, MA. In the last three years they have a 26-1 record and two time state champions. Coach Todd has trained over 800 quarterbacks working at the Rivals Northeast invite only showcase, and National Junior Combine along with his private quarterback training company. Coach Krueger is also an accomplished writer with over 47 published football coaching articles. Coach Krueger also runs PlayQB.com.

Coach Krueger continues to fine-tune Chris' footwork and mechanics with focus on accuracy for his continued success at the prep-level and beyond. Coach Krueger has said "Chris has talent and size! Just needs to put the work in." which Chris prides himself in doing.

Nick Savage

Former Speed & Assistant Coach for nationally acclaimed Flint Hill School. Helped lead the school to their first football championship in their 50 year history and four straight conference championships before resigning to focus more on the family and Special Forces. Former Speed & Specialties Coach for Nationally Ranked Bishop O'Connell High School. Certified Nike SPARQ Trainer and Positive Coaching Alliance Member. Selected as an Ambassador-Coach for the 2006-2007 Powerbar Elite Team. Member of 2005 Special Forces Unlimited Basketball Loudoun County Champions at the Masters Division.

Coach Savage's goal for Chris is to improve his athleticism and to make him a dominating presence under center. While there are plenty of running quarterbacks who can throw if they have to. It is up to Coach Savage to ensure Chris is an elite passing quarterback who can tuck-and-run when throwing the ball isn't an option. Coach Savage also works with Chris' football IQ by presenting game situations, options and to force optimal decision-making at game speed.

Larry Kennan

Larry Kennan, who has a long resume in the college and pro coaching ranks, is a Super Bowl winning quarterback coach and offensive coordinator. Coach Kennan is a seasoned NFL Quarterback Coach spending time with the New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, New Orleans Saints, Indianapolis Colts, Denver Broncos and many other professional and college programs. Coach Kennan has also been the private quarterback coach for such greats as Drew Brees, Eli Manning, Tony Romo, Chad Pennington, Alex Smith, Tim Couch and Byron Leftwich.

Until Larry Kennan's recent appointment as head coach at University of the Incarnate Word, Chris trained with him on a weekly basis. Coach Kennan's extensive experience, calm demeanor and in-depth classroom curriculum not only made Chris an accurate passer with incredible ball flight, Coach Kennan has also taught him the subtitles of the game which greatly improved his football IQ