Participated and started in all 13 games … Ranked third on the team in tackles and first among defensive backs (67) … 44 of his 67 tackles were solo stops … Had 1.5 tackles for loss, one interception and one pass breakup … Had at least four tackles in 10 games, including each of his last four contests … Was the most experienced player on the Razorback defense with 47 games played and 39 career starts … vs. Texas Tech (Sept. 9): Had 10 tackles, marking the third double-digit performance of his career … vs. UT Martin (Oct. 31): Made his second career interception, which came in the first quarter on the Skyhawks’ first possession of the game … Earned preseason All-SEC third team honors from coaches.
Started in 10 of 12 games participated in … Posted 59 tackles, 1.0 for loss, on the season … Added one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and five pass breakups … at No. 6 Auburn (Aug. 30): Registered eight tackles, seven solo in the season-opener … at No. 1 Mississippi State (Nov. 1): Racked-up seven tackles and a pass breakup against the top-ranked Bulldogs … vs. No. 8 Ole Miss (Nov. 22): Returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown, tying for the longest interception return in school history, in Arkansas’ 30-0 shutout over Ole Miss … at No. 17 Missouri (Nov. 28): Posted seven tackles and recovered a fumble.
Played in 10 games with five starts and recorded 33 tackles, 1.0 for loss, one fumble recovery, two quarterback hurries and one pass breakup … vs. No. 14 South Carolina (Oct. 12): Made four tackles and two quarterback hurries … vs. Mississippi State (Nov. 1): Totaled a season-high nine tackles and added one fumble recovery … at Ole Miss (Nov. 9): Made five tackles, with 0.5 for loss.
Redshirt Freshman (2012)
Named a Freshman All-American by FoxSportsNext and to the SEC All-Freshman Team after appearing in all 12 games with 11 starts … Recorded 75 tackles, four pass breakups, one quarterback hurry and one forced fumble … His tackles total ranked second on the team and third among freshmen in the SEC … vs. ULM (Sept. 8): Registered 10 stops … vs. No. 1 Alabama (Sept. 15): Made a career-high 11 tackles … at Texas A&M (Sept. 29): Recorded seven tackles, one quarterback hurry and one pass … vs. Ole Miss (Oct. 27): Made nine tackles … at No. 12 South Carolina (Nov. 10): Recorded two solo tackles and a career-high three pass breakups … at Mississippi State (Nov. 17): Collected nine tackles.
Worked with the UA scout team while redshirting.
Made 60 tackles in 2010, including four tackles for loss, and recorded one interception while playing for head coach Ed Pilcher … Named to The Albany Herald’s All-Area defensive team at the conclusion of his final prep campaign … Noted for his hard-hitting play, he also earned All-Region 1AAAA second-team honors, selected by regional coaches … Saw time at quarterback and wide receiver … Also played point guard for the Bainbridge High School basketball team … Picked the Razorbacks after also receiving interest from Georgia and Georgia Tech.
Born on April 1, 1993 … Son of Maurice and Loretta Gaines … Undecided on a major.