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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 48
Special Teams Tackles 0
Interceptions 2
Sacks 0

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders in February 2016.

 

PRO: Signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in July 2014 after spending two years with the Montreal Alouettes. In 2018, Gainey started in 18 regular-season games and the Western Semi-Final, picking up 51 defensive tackles, two special-teams tackles, one quarterback sack, one forced fumble and one tackle for loss.  He also had three interceptions for 78 yards and a touchdown and added four defensive tackles in the playoffs.  He was named CFL and West Division All-Star.

 

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.

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 16 48 0 0 2 0 0
Total
112 264 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
Total
48 0 0 2 0 0