2005 All Star East


Brian Rilley


6’1″ 215 lbs.

High School Coach: Brian Obrycki

High School: St. Francis Cabrini, D

College: Wayne State University


Brian transferred to Cabrini for his second semester of his sophomore year. He arrived at Cabrini via Taylor Kennedy where he played on the varsity football team as a sophomore. In both his junior and senior years he was voted team captain and was a starter on offense and defense.


As a senior, Rilley scored 21 touchdowns as a running back on 214 carries while totaling 1,519 yards rushing. At linebacker, he was credited with 71 solo tackles among his 114 total tackles. In addition, as a 2004 district finalist, Cabrini recorded the first post-season win in school history with Brian contributing 288 yards on 23 carries and 4 touchdowns.


Basketball is also a sport that Brian enjoys playing. The Monarchs and Brian were district finalists in 2003 and 2004. In 2004, as a captain, Brian earned All League A-East/West Division honors.


Brian thanked his family, teammates, friends, fans and the entire parish community for their encouragement and support and for making his time at Cabrini so memorable. A special acknowledgement and appreciation went to his coaches, Obryki, Shea, Leja and Gillespe.



All State First Team Division 8, Detroit Free Press, 2004

All State First Team Class D, Detroit News, 2004

All State Special Mention Class D, AP, 2004

All West Honorable Mention, Detroit Free Press, 2004

Dream Team, News Herald, 2004, 

All Catholic Bracket C, 2004

All League Bracket C, 2003 and 2004

Student Athlete of the Month, Detroit News, 2004