Projected as the No. 2 left tackle for the upcoming season, Rainey enters his third year in the program primed to contribute and set the work standard for the club's newcomers.
2011: Gained valuable experience as a second-year squadman and reserve guard ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for spring 2012 semester.
2010: Redshirted his first season at Missouri State.
High School: Established himself as a top-shelf prospect in 2009, earning Class 6 first-team all-state honors for the Joplin Eagles of Coach Doug Buckmaster ... Named Joplin High Offensive Lineman of the Year ... Was first-team all-conference and all-district his senior season after claiming second-team laurels from the district and league in 2008 ... Helped Joplin to an Ozark Conference title his junior season.
Personal: Jordan Thomas Rainey was born 6/24/92 in Joplin, Mo. ... Son of Johnny and Diane Rainey of Joplin, Mo. ... Has two brothers, Josh and Jake ... Undecided on major ... Also recruited by Arkansas, Kansas State, and Arkansas State.