Edward Gainey

SMWW Agent: John Oluyole

Athlete Bio


Height: 5’11                                          

Weight: 195       

Position:  CB, FS                 

High School: Mount Taber HS (NC)                                            

Hometown: Winston-Salem, NC

College: Appalachian State University (NC)                                                  



Signed as Free Agent in April 2012 with Montreal Alouettes (CFL)

Accomplishments & Honors

Appalachian State University

-Earned 2nd team all-conference recognition from the SoCon’s coaches for the second-straight year (2010)

-Finished second on the team & seventh in the SoCon with 10 passes defended (2010)

-Led squad with nine pass break-ups & ranked eighth on squad with 48 tackles (2010)

-Earned 2nd team all-Southern Conference honors from the league’s coaches & media (2009)

-Ranked 2nd on the team & tied 4th in the SoCon for interceptions (2009)

-Team-high 10 PBUs, ranked 2nd in the conference & tied for 10th nationally for PBU (2009)

-Earned SoCon’s inaugural all-freshman team (2008)

Mount Taber High School

-A two-time all-region selection & Shrine Bowl participant

-Rated a two-star prospect by Rivals.com

-Team’s 2nd-leading tackler as a senior to help lead Mt. Tabor to 4-A state championship game

-Led state with 13 interceptions as a junior

Career Summary

GP 43 (42 starts) 5 INT 59 yards 34 PBUs, 1 BlkKck  6 TFLs (6 solo) 12 yards, 168 Tackles (113 solo)