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Bartow's NFL Great Ken Riley Dead at 72


Last updated 6/7/2020 at 2:12pm

Bartow native Ken Riley, all-pro cornerback for the Cincinnati Bengals

It is with deep sadness and regret to inform that former NFL great Ken Riley passed away today, Sunday, June 6, having suffered a massive heart attack. He was 72.

Riley is a Bartow native and graduate of Union Academy who played his entire pro football career from 1969 to 1983 with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Executive Editor Steve Steiner will be following up with a full story.


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