#21 Jeremy Gainer
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
Hometown: Detroit, MIch.
High School: Clarenceville
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Jeremy Gainer
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 07/11/2013

2013: [Game-by-Game Statistics] Named CMU's Defensive Upfront Co-Player of the Year ... in the starting line-up for all 12 games ... led all defensive lineman with 41 total tackles, including 22 solos ... recorded six tackles and one sack (-6) and forced a fumble versus New Hampshire (9/7) ... followed up with six stops (4 solos) and a sack at UNLV (9/14) ... made seven tackles, including a season high five solos, versus Toledo (9/21) ... recovered a fumble in road win over Miami (Ohio) (10/5) ... tallied a season high eight total tackles against Northern Illinois (10/19).

2012 (at MSU): Played in all 13 games to earn his second letter  … saw action primarily on special teams … produced a tackle at Minnesota … Academic All-Big Ten selection for the second-straight year … made the move from linebacker to defensive end during spring practice … collected five tackles for the Green, including 2.0 for losses (10 yards) with an eight-yard sack, in the April 28 spring game.

2011 (at MSU):
Appeared in all 14 games to earn his first letter … recorded 11 tackles and forced two fumbles … Academic All-Big Ten selection … compiled a career-high three tackles and had a quarterback hurry vs. Indiana … tallied two tackles at Iowa and forced a fumble on a kickoff late in the second quarter that led to an MSU touchdown … had two stops against Central Michigan . . . forced a fumble and recorded two tackles at Notre Dame.

2010 (at MSU):
Made his only appearance of the 2010 season in Week 4 vs. Northern Colorado, posting a tackle … selected Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week three times (vs. Western Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota).

2009 (at MSU):
Redshirted … named Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week vs. Montana State.

High School:
Named to SuperPrep's and PrepStar's All-Midwest Teams … listed among the Midwest's top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 59) … ranked among the nation's top outside linebackers by (No. 15) and Tom Lemming (No. 24) . . . rated among the country's top weakside linebackers by (No. 24) … listed among the state's top seniors by the Detroit Free Press (No. 8), (No. 10), Lansing State Journal (No. 13) and The Detroit News (No. 14) … selected to play in the 2009 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association's East-West All-Star Game … named to The Detroit News (Division 5-6) and Detroit Free Press (Division 5) All-State Teams … selected to The Detroit News All-Metro West and Detroit Free Press All-West Teams … three-year starter for Coach Ryan Irish at Clarenceville High School in Livonia, Mich.  … two-time Metro Conference Defensive MVP … recorded 100 tackles in 2008, with 15 resulting in losses including five sacks, and forced five fumbles … had 12 catches for 225 yards (18.8 avg.) as a senior … rushed 45 times for 375 yards (8.3 avg.) in 2008 … accounted for six total touchdowns as a senior … registered 97 tackles and seven interceptions in 2007 … also credited with nine forced fumbles as a junior … scored 10 total TDs in 2007 … his career totals include 238 tackles, eight sacks, seven interceptions, 11 forced fumbles and 18 total TDs … four-year letterman in both basketball and track . . . his 10.9 in the 100 ranked among the best times in Trojan track history.

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