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Charles Gaines
CB #43
Height:
5-10
Weight:
180
College:
Louisville
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
0
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 6 15 15 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 -- 0
2015 CLE 6 15 15 0 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round (189th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

At a Glance:

Scored a TD four different ways during his collegiate career (receiving, interception return, kick return, punt return).

Started as a receiver at Louisville before being converted to cornerback.

Miami native who won two state championships at Miami Central High School.

Worked at a funeral home owned by one of his coaches throughout middle school and high school.

Season Reviews:

2015:  Appeared in six games with four starts… Posted 15 tackles and two passes defensed…Missed the first nine games after being placed on injured reserve/designated to return (hamstring) on Sept. 7...(11/15) at Pit.: In NFL debut, posted five solo tackles and one forced fumble.

College: Played in 29 games at Louisville…Moved to cornerback as a sophomore after playing wide receiver as a freshman…Finished with 58 career tackles and 19 passes defensed…Returned seven interceptions for 118 yards and a TD…Also returned 12 career kickoffs for 339 yards and a TD and one punt for 35 yards and a TD…Caught 11 passes for 172 yards and a TD as a freshman receiver…Started 10 of 13 games played as a junior…Totaled career-high 36 tackles, 12 passes defensed, two interceptions and one forced fumble…Started 10 of his 13 games played as a sophomore…Totaled 22 tackles, seven passes defensed and five interceptions…Scored touchdowns on a kick return, punt return and interception return…Appeared in seven games as a freshman…Caught 11 passes for 172 yards and a TD on the season…Graduated with a degree in justice administration.

Personal: Given name Charles Lee Gaines…Native of Miami, Fla…Worked at a funeral home owned by one of his coaches throughout middle school and high school…Has two daughters, Chelsey and Melady…High School: Attended Miami Central High School…Helped team to a 6A state championships in 2009 and 2011…Named first-team All-Dade County and All-State 6A honorable mention accolades…Community Involvement: Helped tornado clean ups in Indiana while attending Louisville…Volunteered at Browns youth football camps…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys watching his daughters’ favorite shows with them, such as Harry the Bunny…Favorite movie is Shottas and favorite TV show is Martin…Lists hip-hop as his favorite type of music and Meek Mill as his favorite artist.

Career Transactions: Originally drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the sixth round (189th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft.

At a Glance:

Scored a TD four different ways during his collegiate career (receiving, interception return, kick return, punt return).

Started as a receiver at Louisville before being converted to cornerback.

Miami native who won two state championships at Miami Central High School.

Worked at a funeral home owned by one of his coaches throughout middle school and high school.

Season Reviews:

2015:  Appeared in six games with four starts… Posted 15 tackles and two passes defensed…Missed the first nine games after being placed on injured reserve/designated to return (hamstring) on Sept. 7...(11/15) at Pit.: In NFL debut, posted five solo tackles and one forced fumble.

College: Played in 29 games at Louisville…Moved to cornerback as a sophomore after playing wide receiver as a freshman…Finished with 58 career tackles and 19 passes defensed…Returned seven interceptions for 118 yards and a TD…Also returned 12 career kickoffs for 339 yards and a TD and one punt for 35 yards and a TD…Caught 11 passes for 172 yards and a TD as a freshman receiver…Started 10 of 13 games played as a junior…Totaled career-high 36 tackles, 12 passes defensed, two interceptions and one forced fumble…Started 10 of his 13 games played as a sophomore…Totaled 22 tackles, seven passes defensed and five interceptions…Scored touchdowns on a kick return, punt return and interception return…Appeared in seven games as a freshman…Caught 11 passes for 172 yards and a TD on the season…Graduated with a degree in justice administration.

Personal: Given name Charles Lee Gaines…Native of Miami, Fla…Worked at a funeral home owned by one of his coaches throughout middle school and high school…Has two daughters, Chelsey and Melady…High School: Attended Miami Central High School…Helped team to a 6A state championships in 2009 and 2011…Named first-team All-Dade County and All-State 6A honorable mention accolades…Community Involvement: Helped tornado clean ups in Indiana while attending Louisville…Volunteered at Browns youth football camps…Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys watching his daughters’ favorite shows with them, such as Harry the Bunny…Favorite movie is Shottas and favorite TV show is Martin…Lists hip-hop as his favorite type of music and Meek Mill as his favorite artist.

 

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