UCLA def. Cal at the Rose Bowl, 31-14, on Oct. 29, 2011 (Photos by Don Liebig, UCLA Photography)
Images from UCLA's 28-25 victory over the Cougars on October 8, 2011
Images from the UCLA/Texas game on Sept. 17, 2011
UCLA - Dietrich worked on the scout teams in 2012 and has been cleared to take part in 2013 spring ball where he will look to impress the coaching staff. .
2012 - Did not see game action and worked on the scout teams in practice.
2011 - Saw action in 8 games, with five starts ... Played safety and on special teams ... Had two stops at Houston ... Three tackles against San Jose State ... Recorded four stops in his first career-start (strong safety) against Texas ... Six tackles in a start at Oregon State ... Had four tackles in starts at Stanford and against Washington State ... Had a career-high eight tackles, two for loss, in a start at Arizona ... Credited with five tackles against Cal, but suffered an injury and did not return to action.
2010 - Saw action in 11 games off the bench and on special teams ... Did not see action in the opener at Kansas State ... Made his debut in game two versus Stanford and was credited with two tackles, one for loss ... Credited with one stop versus Houston ... Played on special teams at Texas ... Three tackles versus Washington State ... Totaled two stops at Cal ... Added two more stops at Oregon ... One tackle versus Arizona ... Made two stops in the win over Oregon State, including a bone-jarring hit that popped the helmet off Jacquizz Rodgers ... Played defense and special teams at Washington ... Made four tackles on defense and special teams at Arizona State ... Credited with three tackles versus USC ... Winner of UCLA's Ed Kezirian "Coach K" Award for Academic and Athletic Excellence.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played four varsity seasons at LaCanada, CA St. Francis HS for coach Jim Bonds ... Tom Lemming All-American (No. 54 player nationally) ... Rated No. 5 athlete by Tom Lemming/Max Preps ... Rated No. 110 national prospect and No. 9 safety by rivals. com ... Member of PrepStar Dream Team (No. 123 national prospect) ... Ranked No. 152 national prospect and No. 16 safety by scout.com ... Member of the The Sporting News 100 (No. 51) and ESPN 150 (No. 108) ... Rated No. 10 safety by ESPN.com ... SuperPrep All-American (No. 25 defensive back) ... Rated No. 18 player in CA/NV/HI region by SuperPrep ... EA Sports honorable mention All-American ... Rated No. 16 (rivals.com) and No. 22 player (scout.com) in the country ... Earned four stars from scout.com and rivals.com ... Under Armour All-American ... Member of Tacoma News-Tribune Western 100 ... Long Beach Press Telegram Best in the West first team ... Rated No. 30 player in the West by scout.com ... GoldenStatePreps.com All-State second team and All-SoCal first team (all-purpose) ... CIF-SS All-Western Division ... Named to L.A. Times All-Star team ... Named to L.A. Daily News All-Star team ... Finished his senior season with 899 yards on 125 carries and nine touchdowns ... Also had 29 receptions for 436 yards and five touchdowns and had 64 tackles, six breakups and three interceptions ... Four-time All-Mission League selection ... CIF-SS All-Western Division as a junior.
PERSONAL - Full Name: Dietrich Michael Riley ... Born: May 14, 1992 in Monterey Park, CA ... Parent: Marika McWhorter ... Has two older sisters, Kesha and Alexia ... Lists NBA standout Kobe Bryant as his favorite pro athlete ... Hobbies include giving back to the community and working with others to better their lives ... Undeclared major.
Tackles: 8 at Arizona, 2011
Tackles for loss: 2.0 at Arizona, 2011