Chris Rainey, former Gator running back and now former Pittsburgh Steeler, was released from Alachua County jail today after a brief court hearing. The Alachua County Court System has released the video (h/t GatorSports.com). As you will hear in the … Continue reading →
The Pittsburgh Steelers have released running back Chris Rainey, only hours after his recent arrest. The former Florida Gators’ star was arrested on a simple battery account earlier on Thursday.
Witnesses saw Rainey pull his girlfriend from a vehicle and then slap her. She ran away, but Rainey chased her to retrieve his cell phone. Upon catching up with her, both were knocked...
Scott Carter breaks down each position for the Gators as they prepare to open fall camp
GAINESVILLE, Fla. The Gators open camp without two of their most recognizable players the past four years: running backs Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps.
Rainey is a rookie with the Steelers and Demps is in London competing for the U.S. track team at the Olympics. The two combined for more than...
The Pittsburgh Steelers have selected Florida running back Chris Rainey in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.
The Steelers took the 5-foot-8, 180-pound Rainey with the 159th overall pick and he could make an immediate impact as a special teams player.
Rainey has explosive speed and was a dual threat with the Gators, where he ran for 861 yards and two touchdowns as a senior. He also...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2012
The most talented players at Florida's Pro Day were spectators.
Undersized running back Chris Rainey and underachieving defensive tackle Jaye Howard were the main attractions for NFL scouts Tuesday. No general managers and only one head coach, Jacksonville's Mike Mularkey, were on hand for the workouts. It was a stark contrast from recent years, when the Gators showcased...
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March 13, 2012
Want to see the Big 10′s hope die in a game? Well look no further. Chris Rainey blocked this punt and clinched the game along with another amazing special teams play by Andre Debose. Thank goodness the Gators don’t have a losing season.
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...