2009: One of just three defensive players with significant playing time, in 2008...had five tackles and an interception at Nebraska...followed the performance up with six tackles the following week at South Carolina...two weeks later had a season game-high as well as career game-high seven tackles versus Wyoming...recorded a tackle for a loss and a broken-up pass versus Middle...missed the last four games with a broken forearm.
Motor City Bowl: Started at corner...recorded three tackles, two solo.
2008: Played and started in 13 games...recorded a tackle in every game played...recorded for tackles in his first game as a starting corner, versus Texas, a game he also recorded a quarterback hurry...set a new season-high of five versus Minnesota and met that mark at Arkansas state only to surpass it versus FIU...had his first interception against North Texas and returned it a yard...broke up two passes against UAB and another the following weekend at Michigan State...concluded his sophomore campaign with 41 tackles, 27 solo.
New Orleans Bowl: Recorded one tackle, a solo, versus Memphis.
2007: Had a career-high five tackles at Troy...recorded four tackles in two games...worked into the lineup in nickel packages...had one pass break up and one blocked kick...earned a game ball following the North Texas game.
2006: Spent the year working with the team but redshirted.
High School: Played for Anthony Saunders at Central High School, where he recorded 59 tackles, nine interceptions and broke up 10 pass attempts...earned All-County honors for his efforts...participated in the Miami North versus South and the Dade versus Broward All-Star Games...two-sport athlete (football and track, running both the 100 and the 200).
Personal: Criminal justice major...son of Chiffon and Mike Rainey...born Mar. 21, 1988, in Miami, FL.
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