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Ed
Gainey
#11 Defensive Back
Ed
Gainey
#11 Defensive Back
Height 5'11
Weight 193 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1990-06-06 (29)
Born Winston-Salem, NC
School Appalachian State
Status AMER
Defensive Tackles 56
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 2
Sacks 0

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders as a free agent in February 2016.

YEARS WITH THE RIDERS: 4

YEARS IN THE CFL: 8

 

PRO: Signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in July 2014 after spending two years with the Montreal Alouettes. He went on to sign with the Riders in 2016 and resigned with the Riders in January 2017.  In 2019, Gainey started in 18 regular-season games and the Western Final, picking up 56 defensive tackles and two interceptions and two defensive tackles in the playoffs.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • CFL All-Star: 2017, 2018
  • West Division All-Star: 2017, 2018
  • Riders Most Outstanding Defensive Player: 2017
  • Made CFL debut July 6/12

 

COLLEGE: Spent four seasons at Appalachian State (2008-11) and collected 168 defensive tackles, five interceptions and 59 pass breakups. Gainey was named Second Team All-Southern in 2009 and 2010.

 

MEDIA:

Seasons

Defence

YEAR TEAM GP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
2012
MTL 5 0 3 0 0 0 0
2013
MTL 16 12 8 0 0 1 0
2014
HAM 11 10 14 0 2 0 1
2015
HAM 11 46 0 0 0 0 0
2016
SSK 17 49 7 0 3 1 2
2017
SSK 18 48 1 0 10 1 0
2018
SSK 18 51 2 1 3 1 1
2019
SSK 18 56 0 0 2 0 0
Total
114 272 35 1 20 4 4

Game Log

Defence

DATE WEEK OPP DT ST SACKS INT TD FF
06-13
1 HAM 2 0 0 0 0 0
06-20
2 OTT 5 0 0 0 0 0
07-01
3 TOR 4 0 0 0 0 0
07-06
4 CGY 4 0 0 0 0 0
07-20
6 BC 5 0 0 0 0 0
07-27
7 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
08-01
8 HAM 3 0 0 0 0 0
08-09
9 MTL 0 0 0 0 0 0
08-24
11 OTT 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-01
12 WPG 6 0 0 0 0 0
09-07
13 WPG 1 0 0 0 0 0
09-14
14 MTL 4 0 0 0 0 0
09-28
16 TOR 1 0 0 1 0 0
10-05
17 WPG 3 0 0 1 0 0
10-11
18 CGY 5 0 0 0 0 0
10-18
19 BC 2 0 0 0 0 0
10-26
20 EDM 6 0 0 0 0 0
11-02
21 EDM 2 0 0 0 0 0
11-17
23 WPG 2 0 0 0 0 0
Total
58 0 0 2 0 0