Alex RileyBio

When he arrived on the second season of WWE NXT, Alex Riley looked like a castoff from “Friday Night Lights,” or worse, “Johnny Be Good.” With his varsity jacket and cocksure attitude, you just had the sense that this guy was as skilled at delivering an atomic wedgie as an atomic drop.

The son of a former Miss Virginia and an ESPN sportscaster, he describes himself as “The Rare Breed.” It’s more than boastful moniker. Riley has bachelor’s degrees in both economics and communications from Boston College, where he also played football, which makes him the most dangerous kind of athlete... Read More»