Why Did Lincoln Riley Go To USC?

Lincoln Riley went to USC on his willingness to take on new challenges.

Stating about his departure from the OU, Riley revealed the decision to leave was difficult but his personal decision to challenge himself was the key factor to change the team.

Although nothing is officially stated by the coach, pundits believe that he sees an opportunity and sustainable success on the Pac-12.

Currently sustaining at the 4th position in Pac-12, USC lost 35-31 against BYU on Saturday.

With Riley’s arrival on USC, his guidance could help Trojans to cement their name as a football powerhouse. We wish all the success for the upcoming tenure of Lincoln Riley.

Lincoln Riley Salary And Net Worth: Contract Details

Lincoln Riley was paid an annual salary of $7.67 million during his time in Oklahoma Sooners.

But, now with the arrival of Riley on the USC, he could be getting paid more than his previous fare. Fans believe he will be receiving a paycheck of over $8 million with the recent signing.

His time in Oklahoma made him the 5th highest paid football coach on the country.

Talking about Lincoln Riley’s net worth, he has an estimated worth of $12 million.

Started his career as a quarterback player for Texas Tech on 2002, Riley followed up his professional journey as a coach after being student assistant in 2003.

Riley had signed a contract with Oklahoma prior to 2021 season for a whopping $38.9 million. He was expected to coach for OU till Jan 1, 2026.

His contract detail with USC is still unknown.

Meet Lincoln Riley Family

Lincoln Riley has a lovely family of 6.

Married to Caitlin, the Riley family is blessed with 2 daughters Sloan and Stella.

Adding up to the Riley family, they are accompanied by their pets named Boomer and Sooner.