Riley Reiff is a professional football player who currently plays for the National Football League’s Detroit Lionsas the team’s offensive tackle. Riley Reiff was born on December 1, 1988 in Parkston, South Dakota. A football player since high school, Reiff decided to attend the University of Iowa over Nebraska and Minnesota. Finally, he decided to forgo his final year at the university and hold himself eligible for NFL Draft. In 2012, Riley Reiff was chosen by the Detroit Lions as a first round (23rd overall) pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Along with Matt Kalil, Reiff is one among the two offensive tackle footballers who were picked in the initial round of the 2012 NFL Draft.