Slated to start at the fullback position ... Moved from linebacker after the regular season to take advantage of his size and strength ... Is sturdy and strong ... Has an impressive physical presence ...Good speed and quickness ... Named Special Teams Player of the Week by the coaches for the first Houston contest (10/14) ... 2006 (r-Jr.): Saw action in 11 games, mostly on special teams ... Saw action in 64 plays during the year, including 13 on defense and 51 on special teams ... Tallied six total tackles, including five solo stops ... Had a season-high two tackles at Virginia Tech (10/21) ... Recorded one tackle for loss against Southeastern Louisiana (9/9) ... 2005 (Jr.): Redshirted ... Junior College: Had a productive career at Pasadena Community College, earning first-team
defensive honors as a sophomore, despite missing three games due to a leg injury ... Played two years for Tom Maher at Pasadena ... Lettered both seasons as a linebacker ... Played in seven games as a sophomore, missing three games due to a leg injury ... Finished with 41 total tackles (33 solos, eight assists), four sacks for 33 yards, seven tackles for loss of 25 yards, 15 quarterback pressures and two pass breakups ... Named All-Mission Conference National Division first-team defense ... Was a four-time Mission Conference Defensive Player of the Week ... Team captain ...2004 team most inspirational player ... Had two sacks against Bakersfield ... Finished with a season-high 11 tackles against Littlerock ... As a freshman, finished with 89 total tackles (69 solos, 20 assists), averaging 8.9 tackles per game ... Also posted five sacks, 11 tackles for loss, one fumble recovery, one pass breakup and 13 quarterback hurries ... Named All-Mission Conference second-team defense and was PCC's Defensive Player of the Year ... Recorded five games with double-digit tackles, including a career-high 15 tackle performance against Palomar ... Against Santa Anna, he had a career-high eight quarterback hurries and one sack ... Three-time Mission Conference Defensive Player of the Week ... Also lettered in track and field for two years ... Won the South Coast Conference title in the 110-meter high hurdles with a time of 14.77 ... Finished third at the Southern California Championships, also placing third at the State Championship Meet ...Named all-state in track in 2004 ... Prep: Three-year letterwinner for Coaches Jim Bauer and Herbert Wyre at Littlerock High School ... Finished with more than 200 tackles as a junior ... Named all-league as a junior ... Was the team's starting fullback as a sophomore, leading Littlerock HS to a 10-0 record and Golden League championship ... Earned second-team all-conference honors as a freshman ... Also lettered three years in track and one year in wrestling ... Personal: Son of Thurman Raines and Cynthia Evans ... Majoring in coaching and sport administration ... Born March 30, 1983.