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Charles Gaines 91
Charles Gaines

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hayti, Mo.

High School:
North

Last College:
Lincoln University

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 305

Position:
Defensive Lineman


2007 SEASON
Played in all 13 games for the Tigers ... Has 15 tackles on the year ... First career-tackle at Mizzou came against Western Michigan ... Finished with two stops against WMU ... Had a pair of tackles against Texas Tech and made a season-best four stops against Iowa State ... Made two tackles against Texas A&M, including one TFL and had two tackles and a TFL at the Big 12 Championship against Oklahoma.

2006 SEASON
Sat out the year due to NCAA transfer rules, and he stood out regularly as part of the defensive scout team.

JUNIOR COLLEGE
Began his collegiate career at Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College, but left to return home to help care for his ailing grandmother ... Later enrolled and played at Lincoln University.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was a First-Team All-State selection at Hayti, playing both defensive tackle and fullback ... High school coach - Shawn Jackson, who spent the 2006 season as MU's Director of Football Recruiting.

PERSONAL
Chose Mizzou over Arkansas and Illinois, among others.

GAINES CAREER STATISTICS
G-GS Solo-Asst. Tot. TFL
2007 13-0 9-6 15 2-10
Totals 13-0 9-7 16 1