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Bobby Rainey
RB #43
Height:
5-8
Weight:
212
Age:
26
College:
Western Kentucky
Hometown:
Griffin, GA
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2013):

CAR
137
YDS
532
AVG
3.9
TDS
5
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 150 566 3.8 80 5 15 46 3.1 15 1 1 1
2013 TB 9 6 137 532 3.9 80T 5 11 27 2.5 11 1 1 1
2013 CLE 6 0 13 34 2.6 7 0 4 19 4.8 15 0 -- --
2012 BAL 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @CLE W 23-10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @BAL L 6-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @MIN W 31-27 4 17 4.3 6 0 1 4 4 4 0 -- --
4 @CLE L 6-17 6 9 1.5 4 0 2 20 10 15 0 -- --
5 @CLE L 24-37 2 8 4 7 0 1 -5 -5 -5 0 -- --
6 @CLE W 31-17 1 0 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 CAR L 13-31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @SEA L 24-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 MIA W 22-19 8 45 5.6 31 1 1 11 11 11 0 -- --
11 ATL W 41-28 30 163 5.4 43 2 2 4 2 4 1 -- --
12 @DET W 24-21 18 35 1.9 11 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
13 @CAR L 6-27 17 63 3.7 16 0 2 8 4 5 0 -- --
14 BUF W 27-6 22 127 5.8 80 1 3 -4 -1.3 4 0 -- --
15 SF L 14-33 11 27 2.5 8 0 1 3 3 3 0 -- --
16 @STL L 13-23 20 37 1.9 11 1 1 4 4 4 0 1 1
17 @NO L 17-42 11 35 3.2 16 0 1 1 1 1 0 -- --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from the Cleveland Browns on October 21, 2013.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Baltimore Ravens.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made NFL debut against Miami (9/8).
  • Recorded first career rush at Minnesota (9/22).
  • Played in first game as a Buccaneer vs. Carolina (10/24).
  • Recorded first carries as a Buccaneer vs. Miami (11/11), finishing the game with eight rushes for 45 yards and one touchdown, as well as one reception for 11 yards.
  • Against Atlanta (11/17), recorded 163 yards on 30 carries with two rushing touchdowns, while also catching two passes for four yards and one touchdown. He is the first player in Buccaneers history to record two rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown in the same game.
  • Recorded a 43-yard rush vs. Atlanta (11/17), the Buccaneers’ longest of the season.
  • His 163-yard performance ranked ninth-most in franchise history, while marking the first time in team history that three different players have recorded 100-yard rushing games in the same season (Doug Martin, Mike James, Bobby Rainey).
  • Playing in only his 10th career game, became the first player in NFL history since Edgerrin James (11/21/99) to record at least 150 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown in a single game in a player’s first 10 games to begin their career.
  • Recorded first NFL start at Detroit (11/24).
  • Started vs. Buffalo (12/8), where he recorded his first career 100-yard rushing game, finishing with 127 yards on 22 attempts, including an 80-yard touchdown rush.
  • His 80-yard touchdown rush vs. Buffalo (12/8) was the longest run in Buccaneers history.

 

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Promoted from the Baltimore Ravens practice squad on October 16.
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on November 13.

 

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Played in 44 games at Western Kentucky (2007-11), recording 895 rushes for 4,542 yards (4.6 avg.) and 35 touchdowns in addition to 80 receptions for 682 yards and five touchdowns.
  • Also returned 63 kickoffs for 1,631 yards.
  • Ranks 11th in NCAA history with 6,906 all-purpose yards.
  • Earned consecutive Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year awards in his junior and senior seasons.
  • Named to five different All-America teams.
  • As a senior, finished the year with 369 rushes for 1,695 yards (4.6 avg.) and 13 touchdowns, his second consectuvie 1,500-yard season.
  • Added 36 receptions for 361 yards and four touchdowns, giving him 2,056 yards from scrimmage.
  • One of only two players in the past 15 years to rush for 1,500+ yards in consecutive seasons.
  • Has 22 career 100-yard rushing games, a Western Kentucky record.
  • Tied a school-record with his eight consecutive 100-yard rushing games.
  • In 2010, established a new school record for carries with 340. His 1,649 yards were the second-most in school history. He also added 15 rushing touchdowns.
  • Set a Western Kentucky record with seven games of 150+ rushing yards.
  • Earned honorable mention All-America honors from SI.com and was named first-team All-Sun Belt.
  • Named to Phil Steele’s first-team All-Sun Belt conference as a kick returner and third-team as a running back in 2009.
  • Broke the school record for all-purpose yards with 2,101, returning 44 kickoffs (a school record) for 1,050 yards, rushing 144 times for 939 yards and six touchdowns and catching 13 passes for 83 yards and a touchdown.
  • Totaled  870 all-purpose yards as a redshirt freshman.
  • Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007.
  • Majored in sports management.
  • Attended Griffin High School (Griffin, Georgia).
  • A four-year letterwinner, rushed for over 5,000 yards and threw for over 1,000, totaling 88 touchdowns in his high school career.
  • Played in the North-South Georgia All-Star game following his senior season.
  • Earned CSS Chevy Offensive Player of the year, as well as first-team All-State, rushing for 2,040 yards and 31 touchdowns.
  • Born Bobby Rainey on October 16, 1987 in Griffin, Georgia.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Claimed by Tampa Bay off waivers from the Cleveland Browns on October 21, 2013.

 

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the NFL as a college free agent with the Baltimore Ravens.

 

2013 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Made NFL debut against Miami (9/8).
  • Recorded first career rush at Minnesota (9/22).
  • Played in first game as a Buccaneer vs. Carolina (10/24).
  • Recorded first carries as a Buccaneer vs. Miami (11/11), finishing the game with eight rushes for 45 yards and one touchdown, as well as one reception for 11 yards.
  • Against Atlanta (11/17), recorded 163 yards on 30 carries with two rushing touchdowns, while also catching two passes for four yards and one touchdown. He is the first player in Buccaneers history to record two rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown in the same game.
  • Recorded a 43-yard rush vs. Atlanta (11/17), the Buccaneers’ longest of the season.
  • His 163-yard performance ranked ninth-most in franchise history, while marking the first time in team history that three different players have recorded 100-yard rushing games in the same season (Doug Martin, Mike James, Bobby Rainey).
  • Playing in only his 10th career game, became the first player in NFL history since Edgerrin James (11/21/99) to record at least 150 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown in a single game in a player’s first 10 games to begin their career.
  • Recorded first NFL start at Detroit (11/24).
  • Started vs. Buffalo (12/8), where he recorded his first career 100-yard rushing game, finishing with 127 yards on 22 attempts, including an 80-yard touchdown rush.
  • His 80-yard touchdown rush vs. Buffalo (12/8) was the longest run in Buccaneers history.

 

2012 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Promoted from the Baltimore Ravens practice squad on October 16.
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on November 13.

 

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Played in 44 games at Western Kentucky (2007-11), recording 895 rushes for 4,542 yards (4.6 avg.) and 35 touchdowns in addition to 80 receptions for 682 yards and five touchdowns.
  • Also returned 63 kickoffs for 1,631 yards.
  • Ranks 11th in NCAA history with 6,906 all-purpose yards.
  • Earned consecutive Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Year awards in his junior and senior seasons.
  • Named to five different All-America teams.
  • As a senior, finished the year with 369 rushes for 1,695 yards (4.6 avg.) and 13 touchdowns, his second consectuvie 1,500-yard season.
  • Added 36 receptions for 361 yards and four touchdowns, giving him 2,056 yards from scrimmage.
  • One of only two players in the past 15 years to rush for 1,500+ yards in consecutive seasons.
  • Has 22 career 100-yard rushing games, a Western Kentucky record.
  • Tied a school-record with his eight consecutive 100-yard rushing games.
  • In 2010, established a new school record for carries with 340. His 1,649 yards were the second-most in school history. He also added 15 rushing touchdowns.
  • Set a Western Kentucky record with seven games of 150+ rushing yards.
  • Earned honorable mention All-America honors from SI.com and was named first-team All-Sun Belt.
  • Named to Phil Steele’s first-team All-Sun Belt conference as a kick returner and third-team as a running back in 2009.
  • Broke the school record for all-purpose yards with 2,101, returning 44 kickoffs (a school record) for 1,050 yards, rushing 144 times for 939 yards and six touchdowns and catching 13 passes for 83 yards and a touchdown.
  • Totaled  870 all-purpose yards as a redshirt freshman.
  • Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007.
  • Majored in sports management.
  • Attended Griffin High School (Griffin, Georgia).
  • A four-year letterwinner, rushed for over 5,000 yards and threw for over 1,000, totaling 88 touchdowns in his high school career.
  • Played in the North-South Georgia All-Star game following his senior season.
  • Earned CSS Chevy Offensive Player of the year, as well as first-team All-State, rushing for 2,040 yards and 31 touchdowns.
  • Born Bobby Rainey on October 16, 1987 in Griffin, Georgia.
 

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