Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 11/16/14

JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 31: Chris Rainey #3 of the Florida Gators against the Georgia Bulldogs at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium on October 31, 2009 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Chris Rainey has been in a reflective mood lately. The moments of pause strike unexpectedly. This is really it for Florida's 2011 Team MVP. Rainey will play his final game for the Gators in Monday's Gator Bowl against Ohio State, the end of five memorable seasons and one huge growth spurt. That may seem difficult to believe since Rainey is only 5-foot-9 and 180 pounds. This time, growth isn't related to those timeless football measurables known as height and weight. "I think about it every day," Rainey said of his UF career coming to an end. "I was planning to come in for three years and head out, but I'm glad I stayed here. I grew up a lot and it really helped me out." There was Senior Night on Nov. 26 at The Swamp. Rainey will remember that for a long time. There was his final practice on Saturday in Jacksonville. "Rainey may tear up on us," Florida coach Will Muschamp joked before the team held its final regular practice at Jacksonville University on Satu...
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