Chris
Rainey
#2 Running Back
Chris
Rainey
#2 Running Back
Height 5'8
Weight 180 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1988-03-02 (31)
Born Lakeland, FL
School Florida
Status AMER
Rushes 45
Yards 220
Touchdowns 0
Average 4.89

CFL: 6

Argos: 1

Acquired: Signed as a free agent on February 13th, 2019.

2018: Played in 14 games with the B.C. Lions. Caught 28 passes for 234 yards. Carried the ball 52 times for 218 yards. Second in the CFL with a kickoff return average of 25.7 yards, returning one for a TD against Edmonton on October 19th.  Averaged 10.5 yards per punt return, scoring one touchdown, also against Edmonton on August 9th. Returned one missed field goal 62 yards against Hamilton. Named a West Division All-Star for the second time. Playoffs: Did not play in East Semi-Final at Hamilton due to injury.

2017: Played in 18 games. Caught a career high 51 passes for 494 yards and five touchdowns. Had 54 carries for 226 yards. Led the CFL with 1,671 kickoff return yards, a 23.2 yard average. Was fifth in the league with 690 punt return yards. Had a 101-yard return on a missed FG, but didn’t score.

2016: Played 18 games. Caught 30 passes for 252 yards and three touchdowns. Added 36 carries for 309 yards and 3 TDs. Led the CFL with 1,359 kickoff return yards, a 23.4 yard average. Third in league with 942 punt return yards, with a 13.9 yard average and two TDs. Named a West Division and CFL All-Star for the first time. Playoffs: Carried the ball seven times for 40 yards, caught four passes for 57 yards in West Semi-Final win over Winnipeg. Averaged 23.0 yards per kickoff return, 5.7 per punt return, and returned one missed field goal for nine yards. In the Lions West Final loss at Calgary he rushed for eight yards and had 18 yards receiving while averaging 16.6 yards on kickoff returns.

2015: Played in nine games. Led CFL with a 28.2 yard average on kickoff returns, including a 103-yard TD. Averaged 12.5 yards per punt return, returning one for a TD, also 103 yards. Playoffs: Had one carry for 10 yards and one catch for 11 yards in West Semi-Final loss to Calgary. Averaged 10.5 yards per kickoff return, 6.7 yards per punt return.

2014: Waived by the Indianapolis Colts July 28th…Signed with the Arizona Cardinals August 9th. Released August 18th…Signed with the Montreal Alouettes September 28th. Played five games. Caught 10 passes for 71 yards. Playoffs: Carried the ball seven times for 78 yards, including a 64-yard TD run, in Montreal’s East Semi-Final win over B.C. Returned one punt for eight yards. In the East Final at Hamilton he had one 15-yard catch, one carry for -1 yards and a 27-yard kickoff return.

2013: Waived by the Pittsburgh Steelers January 10th…Signed November 20th by Indianapolis.

2012: Selected in the fifth round, 159th overall, in the NFL Draft by Pittsburgh. Ran a 4.36/40 at the NFL Combine. Played in 16 games with the Steelers. Had 26 carries for 102 yards and two touchdowns. Caught 14 passes for 60 yards. Averaged 26.5 yards on 39 kickoff returns.

College: Played 52 games, started 19 in five seasons with the University of Florida (2007-11). Suffered a shoulder injury as a freshman and received a medical hardship. Named all-purpose All-SEC as a senior. Became the first Gator to lead team in rushing yards, receptions, punt-return yards and all-purpose yards in the same season. Had 861 yards rushing that year. Rushed for over 100 yards in three-consecutive games against UAB, Tennessee and Kentucky. Was a member of the Gators NCAA Championship 4×100 track team as a junior, finished third in the same event in his freshman year.

Personal: Attended Lakeland High School. Won back-to-back USA Today National Championships. Rushed for 2,478 yards as a senior with a school record 32 TDs. Rushed for 326 yards in one game. Finished with over 7,000 rushing yards and 90 TDs. His older brother is Rod Smart, who gained notoriety in the XFL as “He Hate Me.”

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2014
MTL 5 12 54 0 4.5 15
2015
BC 9 6 11 0 1.8 14
2016
BC 18 36 309 2 8.6 56
2017
BC 18 54 226 1 4.2 56
2018
BC 14 52 218 0 4.2 23
2019
TOR 16 45 220 0 4.9 19
Total
80 205 1038 3 5.1 56

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2014
MTL 5 10 13 71 - 0 7.1 15
2015
BC 9 8 10 108 - 1 13.5 33
2016
BC 18 30 38 252 171 3 8.4 30
2017
BC 18 51 58 494 342 5 9.7 40
2018
BC 14 28 37 234 172 0 8.4 33
2019
TOR 16 18 24 134 114 0 7.4 24
Total
80 145 180 1293 799 9 8.9 40

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2014
MTL 5 3 18 6.00 13 0
2015
BC 9 48 602 12.50 103 1
2016
BC 18 68 942 13.90 95 2
2017
BC 18 80 690 8.60 39 0
2018
BC 14 64 674 10.50 79 1
2019
TOR 16 62 596 9.60 79 1
Total
80 325 3522 10.8 103 5

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2014
MTL 5 12 246 20.50 52 0
2015
BC 9 27 761 28.20 103 1
2016
BC 18 58 1359 23.40 70 0
2017
BC 18 72 1671 23.20 64 0
2018
BC 14 56 1438 25.70 95 1
2019
TOR 16 59 1196 20.30 48 0
Total
80 284 6671 23.5 103 2

Missed FG Returns

YEAR TEAM GP NO YDS AVG LG TD
2014
MTL 5 0 0 0.00 0 0
2015
BC 9 0 0 0.00 0 0
2016
BC 18 2 83 41.50 56 0
2017
BC 18 2 100 50.00 101 0
2018
BC 14 1 62 62.00 62 0
2019
TOR 16 2 37 18.50 24 0
Total
80 7 282 40.3 101 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-22
2 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-01
3 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-06
4 BC 3 1 0 0.3 3
07-12
5 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-18
6 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-25
7 EDM 2 -1 0 -0.5 3
08-01
8 WPG 3 10 0 3.3 9
08-16
10 EDM 8 58 0 7.3 19
08-25
11 MTL 9 46 0 5.1 7
09-02
12 HAM 3 12 0 4.0 7
09-07
13 OTT 5 17 0 3.4 15
09-20
15 CGY 1 11 0 11.0 11
09-28
16 SSK 6 50 0 8.3 15
10-05
17 BC 3 12 0 4.0 7
10-11
18 OTT 2 4 0 2.0 2
10-18
19 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
45 220 0 4.4 98

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-22
2 HAM 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-01
3 SSK 1 1 7 0 7.0 7
07-06
4 BC 1 1 7 0 7.0 7
07-12
5 WPG 0 2 0 0 0.0 0
07-18
6 CGY 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-25
7 EDM 1 1 0 0 0.0 0
08-01
8 WPG 2 2 17 0 8.5 15
08-16
10 EDM 2 2 19 0 9.5 13
08-25
11 MTL 0 1 0 0 0.0 0
09-02
12 HAM 0 2 0 0 0.0 0
09-07
13 OTT 1 1 14 0 14.0 14
09-20
15 CGY 2 2 19 0 9.5 10
09-28
16 SSK 5 5 52 0 10.4 24
10-05
17 BC 3 4 -1 0 -0.3 5
10-11
18 OTT 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-18
19 MTL 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
18 24 134 0 7.3 95

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-22
2 HAM 2 7 3.50 6 0
07-01
3 SSK 3 74 24.70 37 0
07-06
4 BC 8 122 15.30 79 1
07-12
5 WPG 5 35 7.00 15 0
07-18
6 CGY 6 44 7.30 17 0
07-25
7 EDM 3 56 18.70 52 0
08-01
8 WPG 6 103 17.20 78 0
08-16
10 EDM 4 21 5.30 12 0
08-25
11 MTL 4 29 7.30 12 0
09-02
12 HAM 3 22 7.30 13 0
09-07
13 OTT 3 9 3.00 6 0
09-20
15 CGY 3 33 11.00 14 0
09-28
16 SSK 2 5 2.50 3 0
10-05
17 BC 2 2 1.00 2 0
10-11
18 OTT 4 28 7.00 14 0
10-18
19 MTL 4 6 1.50 10 0
Total
62 596 0.0 79 139.6

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-22
2 HAM 3 80 26.70 33 0
07-01
3 SSK 2 15 7.50 8 0
07-06
4 BC 3 56 18.70 28 0
07-12
5 WPG 6 115 19.20 24 0
07-18
6 CGY 4 76 19.00 27 0
07-25
7 EDM 4 63 15.80 20 0
08-01
8 WPG 4 126 31.50 42 0
08-16
10 EDM 6 138 23.00 48 0
08-25
11 MTL 5 130 26.00 30 0
09-02
12 HAM 3 87 29.00 39 0
09-07
13 OTT 2 69 34.50 44 0
09-20
15 CGY 2 31 15.50 18 0
09-28
16 SSK 5 61 12.20 27 0
10-05
17 BC 7 93 13.30 23 0
10-11
18 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-18
19 MTL 3 56 18.70 31 0
Total
59 1196 0.0 48 310.6

Missed FG Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-22
2 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-01
3 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-06
4 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-12
5 WPG 1 13 13.00 13 0
07-18
6 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
07-25
7 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-01
8 WPG 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-16
10 EDM 0 0 0.00 0 0
08-25
11 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-02
12 HAM 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-07
13 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-20
15 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-28
16 SSK 1 24 24.00 24 0
10-05
17 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-11
18 OTT 0 0 0.00 0 0
10-18
19 MTL 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
2 37 0.0 24 37