Updated July 21, 2008
2007: Dropped opposing ball carriers 3.5 times for a loss of 20 yards...Tied for fourth on the team in sacks (2.5)...Had a season-high five tackles against Missouri State.
2006: Saw action in 12 games and made one start...Had six tackles for loss, the most of any true freshmen on the team...Tied for fifth on the team with three sacks...Notched a season-high six tackles against Southern Utah...All but one of his 18 tackles came over the last four games of the season.
High School: Three-year starter who earned all-metro, all-conference and all-region honors all three years...Had 48 tackles and 597 yards rushing (8.9 avg) as a senior...Listed as one of the top prospects in the state by Spartanmag.com...As a sophomore, was second in the state of Michigan in total tackles (114), as compiled by the Detroit News...Also lettered in basketball and track...Member of the Dean's list.
Worth Knowing: Born May 31, 1988 in Detroit...Son of Jerome and Kimberly Gainer...Father is a security officer and mother is a registered nurse...Majoring in exercise science.
|Thursday, Aug 28|
|Football||Carbondale, Ill.||7:00 PM|
|Saturday, Sept 6|
|Football||Charleston, Ill.||6:00 PM|
|Saturday, Sept 13|
|Football||Carbondale, Ill.||6:00 PM|
|Saturday, Sept 20|
|Football||West Lafayette, Ind.||TBA|