Riverdale Boys Varsity Football

  • Overall Record: 8 - 3
  • Conference Record: 7 - 1

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National Signing Day: 4 Raiders Sign

Congratulations to the following Riverdale Raiders who signed their national letter of intent today and will continue their academic and football careers at the following: Pearce Brown – West Virginia Wesleyan Avuan Rucker – West Virginia State Kamari Murphy – Catawba College Neeko Page – Waldorf University

Rucker Commits to West Virginia State

Please click link below for article: https://www.news-daily.com/sports/riverdale-quarterback-avaun-rucker-commits-to-west-virginia-state/article_b3df4372-59c0-11eb-b230-374b5664cdac.html

Season to Remember

Click here to read Season to Remember https://www.news-daily.com/sports/riverdales-2020-football-season-full-of-great-memories/article_bc7fec02-430e-11eb-916d-ebc83b553315.html

Burgess II signs with Georgia Southern

Derwin Burgess II came to Riverdale High School in the Fall of 2017 and immediately made an impact on the football program.  Through the years Derwin has collected many accolades and awards which was capped off by being named the Offensive Player of the Year for Region 5-AAAA.  Just one day later he signed his

22 Raiders receive ALL REGION 5-AAAA Honors

Congratulations to our Riverdale Raiders who received ALL-REGION honors. REGION 5-AAAA 2020 ALL-REGION TEAM Offensive Player of The Year – Derwin Burgess Jr. – Riverdale (SR) Coach of The Year – Rodney Hackney – Riverdale   1st Team Offense QB – Avaun Rucker – Riverdale (SR) RB – Malik Harris – Riverdale (SR) WR –

Raiders Season ends at Benedictine

The Raiders faced many challenges this season including playing thru a pandemic, quarantine, game cancellations and navigating virtual learning but they persevered thru it all and won it’s first Region Championship since 1998.  Many thanks to the senior class who began their high school career at 1-9 an ended it with a 8-3 record and

Riverdale Raiders Fox 5 Team of the Week

For the 2nd time in two years the Raiders have been named Fox 5 Team of the Week!!! Check out the article and video at the link below. https://www.fox5atlanta.com/high-5-sports/playoff-quarterfinals-team-of-the-week-riverdale-raiders

Raiders Advance to Round 3 – Beat Bruins 42-17

The Raiders Black Shirt Defense got the momentum going early with INT by Kamari Murphy.  The offense took over and drove the field and was capped off with a Malik Harris run for TD and a 6-0 lead. The Offense kept rolling on their next possession and Avaun Rucker hit Fred Collis III for a

Raiders Making Headlines

Check out these recent articles done on the Riverdale Raiders Football Team. https://www.news-daily.com/sports/milestones-keep-coming-for-riverdale-football-team-in-second-round-for-first-time-since-2001/article_b883157c-3326-11eb-884f-378d6d5cceef.html https://thecrescentbuzz.com/prep-football-riverdale-dismantles-cedar-shoals-advances-to-second-round-of-playoffs/ https://www.gpb.org/blogs/gpb-sports-blog/2020/11/26/no-flinch-nation-dialing-doughnuts-at-riverdale?fbclid=IwAR36alMSlwQF7qw9ClGJmu6WdnzUbZle2nY3byw_n8PSFc1_ff3ixUj9Cp4 https://www.ajc.com/sports/high-school-sports-blog/4-questions-with-riverdale-head-coach-rodney-hackney/DSYXHUIUEFGRVJCVTYUKC3F6ZE/?fbclid=IwAR1OainTgM8Nb78Q0Y4JLBeCBRRVUnCto5o10p-_vI9zXoGvVd6MllOlQaU

Raiders advance in playoffs to Round 2 – Beat Jaguars 44-7

The Raiders advance to the second round of the playoffs with a 44-7 over Cedar Shoals.  Derwin Burgess II got the offense started with a run for a 7-0 lead.  Khadim Tall then chipped in a 20 yard field goal for a 10-0 lead.  Rucker marched the offense down the field and scored on a