Third-year man who will push for regular playing time at both offensive tackle spots.
2012: Saw action in 3 games at right tackle as a third-year sophomore ... Played behind All-MVFC tackle Randy Richards who later signed a free agent deal with the Chargers ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll for spring 2013 semester.
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 ... Majoring in Sport and Park Administration.