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Chris Rainey Biography
Chris Rainey was born March 2, 1988 and is a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Florida, and was a member of Florida's BCS National Championship team in 2009. The Steelers selected him in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Rainey accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for coach Urban Meyer and coach Will Muschamp's Florida Gators football teams from 2007 to 2011. After injuring his shoulder as a true freshman in 2007, he was redshirted. He was a member of the Gators' 2008 team that won the 2008 SEC Championship Game and the 2009 BCS National Championship Game. During his career as a Gator, he played in fifty-two games, compiled 2,464 yards and thirteen touchdowns on 396 rushing attempts, 795 yards and six touchdowns on sixty-nine receptions, and 454 return yards on eighteen kickoffs. On special teams, he holds the team career record for blocked kicks (4). Following his senior season in 2011, his fellow Gators recognized him as the team's most valuable player.
As as freshman, he was also ran the 100-meter dash for the Florida Gators men's track and field team, and received All-American honors as a member of the Gators' third-place 4x100-meter relay team at the 2008 NCAA national outdoor track and field championships.
Rainey did not participate in track as a sophomore. As a junior in 2010, the Florida Gators men's 4x100-meter relay team, including Rainey, Jeremy Hall, Terrell Wilks and Jeff Demps, won the NCAA championship in the event with a winning time of 39.04 seconds. The quartet received All-American honors for their first-place finish.
The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Rainey in the fifth round, 159th overall pick, of the 2012 NFL Draft, and the team announced he had signed a four-year contract on May 6, 2012. He debuted for the Steelers against the Denver Broncos on September 9, 2012 and scored his first NFL touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals October 21, 2012.
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