|Hometown:||Hot Springs, Ark.|
|High School:||Lake Hamilton|
2013: Played in all 13 games, including seven as a starter . . . Played a major role in A-State’s run game that ranked No. 1 in the Sun Belt Conference and No. 24 in the nation in rushing with over 200 yards per game, but also recorded a career-best seven receptions for 71 yards . . . Caught three passes for 36 yards, both career bests, against Auburn . . . Longest reception of the season covered 25 yards and also came at Auburn . . . Five games with at least one catch . . . Athletics Director’s Honor Roll.
2012: Played in 12 games on special teams and in a reserve role at tight end . . . Did not record any stats . . . Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and Sun Belt Conference Academic Honor Roll member.
2011: Played in three games . . . Did not record any stats . . . ASU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll member.
2010: Redshirted and competed on the scout team . . . ASU Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and Sun Belt Conference Commissioner’s List member.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity letterman . . . Played both ways as a tight end and defensive lineman for Lake Hamilton High School. . . Finished the 2009 season with 51 tackles, five sacks, eight tackles for loss, one fumble recoveries despite playing with a broken bone in his foot . . . Helped lead Lake Hamilton to state championship as a junior . . . 2008 stats included 53 tackles, seven sacks, one interception and four fumble recoveries . . . 2009 all-state selection . . . Named all-conference as both a junior and senior . . . 2010 Arkansas All-Star Team . . . 2008 and 2009 All-Garland County . . . Three-year all-conference soccer selection . . . Also recruited by Louisiana Tech.
PERSONAL: Born May 27, 1992 . . . Son of Ken and Nancy Rains . . . Earned his bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University in the spring of 2014.