Sports gambling fans saw Riley lead Oregon State to another profitable sportsgambling season in 2009 as the Beavers finished 8-5 straight up and 7-5 against the spread. Oregon State was once considered a college football sports gambling coaching graveyard but Riley has completely changed that perception along with the sportsgambling expectations.
Riley has now produced 4 consecutive internet sports gambling seasons of profit with Oregon State along with 4 consecutive bowl appearances. Many sports gambling fans may forget that Riley has served 2 stints at Oregon State as he was there in 1997-98 before leaving for the NFL.
He returned in 2003 and has compiled an overall straight up sportsgambling record of 56-42. Not only has Riley become one of the most successful coaches in Oregon State history but he is also known as a classy coach and genuine nice guy.
Oregon State had an epic sports gambling matchup with intra-state rival Oregon this year for the Pac-10 Conference title and a berth in the Rose Bowl. The Beavers suffered a tough 33-37 loss in a back and forth game that went right down to the end.
2009 saw Oregon State become one of the better balanced teams in recent sports gambling seasons as they finished 26th overall for scoring and 57th overall for points allowed.
Riley has produced solid passing attacks and quarterbacks through the years and this year quarterback Sean Canfield maintained that tradition as he threw for over 320 yards.
Oregon State had its most impressive sports gambling performances in losses this year as in addition to their tough loss at Oregon they almost upset USC on the road in a 36-42 loss as 21-point dogs. Earlier in the season they suffered a tough 18-28 home loss to Cincinnati as 1-point home dogs.
Their most impressive sports gambling wins were 38-28 over Stanford as 1.5-point home dogs and 31-14 at Cal as 6.5-point road dogs. With Riley assured of being at the helm for years to come OSU’s future is secure.