Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Argonauts on August 13, 2012.
2012: Dressed and started in four (4) regular season games for Toronto…Week 12, Started at RB and recorded five (5) rushes for 39 yards and four (4) catches for 43 yards in a loss at BC...Week 13, Put on teams practice roster...Week 15, Started at RB and recorded three (3) catches for 12 yards and one (1) TD....Rushed ten (10) times for 56 yards in a loss to Sask...Week 16, Started at RB and caught five ( 5) passes for 58 yards...ran five (5) times for 13 yards in a loss to Montreal…Week 17-18, Placed on teams PR…2012 Playoffs Active but did not dress in a win against Edmonton in Eastern Semi-Final… Active but did not dress in a win against Montreal in Eastern Final… 2012 Grey Cup Active but did not dress in a win against Calgary.
2011: Attended Toronto Argonauts training camp but was released as a final cut.
2010: Did not play football.
2009: Attended Detroit Lions (NFL) Mini-Camp in May but was not signed.
2008: Did not play football.
2007: Signed by the Chicago Bears (NFL) on February 9…Assigned to the Rhein Fire (NFLE) during the offseason…Released on May 23.
2006: Signed by the Miami Dolphins (NFL) as a free agent and added to the club’s practice squad on September 3…Released on September 5.
Played at the University of Tennessee for 4 years (2002-2005)…2005 Season cut short due to injury…Started 6 games…Had 124 carries for 530 yards…3 rushing TDs…Had 10 catches for 74 yards…Named Pre-Season All-American…2004 Played in 13 games…Started 3 games…Rushed for 1,107 yards on 193 carries to rank fifth in SEC…Had 6 rushing touchdowns…Three 100-yard efforts in last four games, including 182-yard blitz on just 11 carries in SEC title game…Teamed with Cedric Houston to become UT's first pair of 1,000-yard rushers in same season…Scored winning TD vs. Kentucky with :38 left…Eclipsed 100-yard mark in six games while sharing starting role…In SEC title game, 80-yard TD run was career-long and second-longest in game's history…2003 Played in 8 games…Rushed for 207 yards on 46 carries…Scored 1 rushing touchdown…Missed 3 games due to ankle injury…2002 Played in 10 games…Netted 49 yards on 17 carries…2 catches for 12 yards…Saw extensive action on special teams.
Gerald Riggs Jr. is the son of 3-Time Pro-Bowler and 10-year NFL veteran Gerald Riggs Sr. His brother Cody is a cornerback for the Florida Gators. Gerald attended Red Bank H.S. where he set all-time football and track records.
Wed Jun 12 at 8:00 pm EDT
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|vs Hamilton||Fri Jun 28||7:00 pm EDT|
|@ BC||Thu Jul 4||10:00 pm EDT|
|vs Saskatchewan||Thu Jul 11||7:30 pm EDT|
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