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Kelvin Rainey

195 lbs.
Houston, Texas
Stratford HS
High School / Club
Kelvin Rainey - Football - Virginia Cavaliers

– Started all 10 of UVA’s games … made six tackles and broke up one pass against Richmond in the season opener … made four tackles at then-No. 24 Oregon … recorded four tackles and 2.0 TFLs at UConn … made nine tackles with 1.0 TFL against Central Michigan … posted 14 stops at Duke … made nine tackles against Pitt … made two stops against then-No. 22 North Carolina … made four tackles against then-No. 5 Louisville … made four stops at Wake Forest … made seven stops against Miami … tallied two stops at Georgia Tech … made seven tackles at Virginia Tech. 2015 – Started all 12 games for the Cavaliers … finished the regular season ranked No. 32 in the ACC with 68 tackles … made five stops at No. 13 UCLA … recorded eight tackles against No. 9 Notre Dame … made five stops against William & Mary … notched seven tackles against Boise State … made five tackles at Pitt … made eight stops and 1.0 tackle for loss against Syracuse … recorded nine tackles at North Carolina … started at the sam linebacker position against Georgia Tech’s option attack and recorded one tackle … recovered a Yellow Jacket fumble forced by Trent Corney that two plays later led to a UVA touchdown … made four tackles and 1.0 tackles for loss at Miami … made six tackles, including one for a loss at Louisville … made four tackles against Duke … recorded six tackles and broke up two passes in the season finale against Virginia Tech. 2014 – Appeared in 10 of UVA’s 12 games … missed the Miami and Virginia Tech games with an injury … tallied seven tackles on the season and recovered one fumble … spent most of his time on special teams … recorded one tackle against No. 7 UCLA … made one solo stop in victory over Richmond … recorded one tackle against Kent State … had two stops against Pitt … made one tackle against the North Carolina and at Georgia Tech. 2013 – Appeared in UVA’s first nine games before an injury sidelined him the remainder of the season … saw most of his time on special teams … appeared on defense against Oregon, VMI, Ball State and Clemson … made collegiate debut against BYU … notched three tackles total against Oregon … made one tackle against Ball State … recorded one tackle against Maryland … had a career day against Clemson with six tackles and one pass breakup. 2012 – Redshirted season … dressed for the Richmond, Penn State, TCU, Louisiana Tech, Maryland, Wake Forest, Miami and North Carolina games … was UVA’s scout team player of the week for the Wake Forest game.

Played safety for head coach Eliot Allen at Stratford High School … first-team all-district performer … named the district’s newcomer of the year in 2010 … three stars from Rivals and Scout … has two older brothers, Johnathan, a former defensive end at New Mexico (2008-11), and Derrick, who a former cornerback at Arizona (2010-13) … from the same high school as former Stanford All-American and current Indianapolis Colt Andrew Luck.