Acquired: Traded to Edmonton from B.C. on Jan. 31 ,2013 along with the Lions’ second round pick (14th overall) in the 2013 CFL Canadian Draft in exchange for Edmonton’s second round pick (11th overall) in the 2013 CFL Canadian Draft and a second round draft pick in the 2014 CFL Canadian Draft.
2013: (Edmonton) In 18 games (18 starts), Reilly has completed 305 of 512 passes for 4,207 yards (59.6% completion rate), 24 touchdowns and 18 interceptions. Reilly has also carried the ball 84 times for 709 yards (8.4 avg.) and one touchdown.
Reilly's 709 yards rushing leads all CFL quarterbacks and is fifth in the CFL. In Week 12 against Winnipeg, Reilly rushed for a career-high 113 yards on nine carries. In Week 4 against BC, Reilly caught a 15-yard pass from slotback Cary Koch. In Week 8 against Toronto, Reilly passed for 511 yards, marking the fourth highest in a single game on the Eskimos all-time list. In Week 19, Reilly rushed for 60 yards on seven carries pushing him over the 700-yard mark. Reilly was the first quarterback since Kerry Joseph in 2007 to run for over 700 yards in a season. Reilly's 4,207 yards passing and 24 touchdown passes ranked second in the CFL.
2012: (BC) Reilly saw action in six games (three starts), completing 52 of 75 passes (69.3%) for 682 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions. He also ran the ball 34 times for 122 yards and two touchdowns.
Career: Reilly first joined the CFL in July 2010 with the B.C. Lions. He dressed for his first game against the Edmonton Eskimos on Oct. 16th and stayed on the active roster for the remainder of the regular season and Western semifinal. He spent the 2011 season as a backup, seeing action in one game on Sept. 24 against Saskatchewan.
Pro: After attending the NFL Combine in 2009, Reilly signed as free agent with the Pittsburgh Steelers and was a late training camp cut. He also spent time on the practice rosters of the Green Bay Packers and St. Louis Rams.
College: Reilly transferred to Central Washington from Washington State after redshirting the 2004 season at WSU. He finished his career ranked third in Division II history in career passing yardage (12,448) including the 3,706 yards he threw for in his final season to finish as the runner-up for the Harlon Hill Trophy, the Division II equivalent of the Heisman. He holds the NCAA all-divisions record with at least one touchdown pass in all 46 career games and completed 64.1% of his passes during that time including 118 touchdowns during his four years at Central Washington.