Left tackle Rogers Gaines was a part of a TSU offensive line that led the Ohio Valley Conference in rushing at 175.7 yards per game. The senior did not give up a sack all season and graded out at a 93.6. He also earned OVC 1st team Offense.
Started 10 of 11 games played during his redshirt junior season...Has started in eight consecutive games since playing Air Force on Sept. 24...Graded out at 86 to 90 percent each game...Led the Tigers with six pancakes per contest...Selected second team All-OVC.
Competed in eight games at the offensive line for the Tigers...Played against Alabama A&M, Jackson State, Austin Peay, Florida A&M, North Carolina A&T, Jacksonville State, Tennessee Tech and Eastern Illinois.
Redshirt Freshman Season...Played in three games for the Tigers...Saw action against Murray State, Tennessee Tech and Eastern Illinois.
Did not play during the 2008 season and earned a redshirt.
White House HS...Graded out at 63 on ESPN College Recruiting...Named to All-Region and All-State teams...Finalist for Mr. Football - Lineman 3A.
Son of Rogers and Laurita Gaines.