Oklahoma football head coach Lincoln Riley recently announced he is leaving to take up the vacancy at USC for the 2022 season, but who is his wife Caitlin?

After five successful years as coach of the Oklahoma Sooners, Riley will be leaving for California next season.

The highly-regarded coach has agreed to take up the position of head coach at the USC Trojans in the PAC-12 Conference.

Riley, who coached two Heisman Trophy winners in his time at Oklahoma admitted it was a difficult decision, but said he believed time was right for a change.

He will be departing for California along with his wife, Caitlin.

But who is she, how many children do the couple have and what is his salary at USC likely to be?

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Lincoln Riley wife revealed

Both Riley and his wife Caitlin Buckley were born on the same day – September 5th, 1983, both in Texas.

Buckley was a keen soccer player in her youth and school days, eventually electing to study at Texas Tech University.

Riley graduated with a degree in exercise and sports management, and immediately joined the coaching team on the football programme.

It was there around 2002 that Riley and Buckley first met, whilst at Texas Tech.

Their first date was at an Olive Garden and they also caught a film.

They were married in 2007 after graduating, spending their honeymoon in Hawaii.

Do they have any children?

The Riley’s are parents to two young children – both daughters.

Sloan Riley is their first child, born in December 2012.

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Her younger sister, Stella arrived just before Riley took up the head coach position at Oklahoma, in 2016.

How much will his salary be at USC?

At the moment, Riley earns around $7.5 million per year for his head coach position at OU.

Although details have not yet been released, the terms of the deal are rumoured to be favourable.

Riley is tipped to be set for a $110 million contract for his work at USC.

The university is also reported to be buying a $6 million home for the family.

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