Houshun Gaines

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  • Houshun
  • Gaines

  • Position
    Defensive End
  • Class
    r-Sophomore
  • Height
    6' 3
  • Weight
    245 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Nash Central
  • Hometown
    Rocky Mount, N.C.
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TacklesSacksPass DefenseFumblesBlocked
SeasonGPGSSoloAstTotalTFL-YdsNo-YdsIntBUPDQBHRcvFFKick
20161200550.5-10.5-10000000
2017604261.0-91.0-90111000
Career18047111.5-101.5-100111000

Updated: September 12, 2017

2016-17: Played in 12 games ... Recorded five tackles includng 0.5 sacks on the season ... Registered one tackle in games against ECU, North Carolina, Miami, Virginia and Clemson in the ACC Championship game ... Recorded the 0.5 sack versus ECU.

High School: Listed as the No. 31 weakside defensive end in the nation and the No. 25 prospect in North Carolina by Rivals … Rated as the No. 76 strongside defensive end in the country and the No. 47 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 85 defensive end in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 66 defensive end in the country and the No. 24 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation... A member of the All-Atlantic Region Team by SuperPrep … Had 78 tackles, including 15 for loss and 10 sacks, during his senior season at Nash Central … Won the Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award … Represented North Carolina in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas, an all-star game that features top seniors from North Carolina against their counterparts in South Carolina … Tallied 85 tackles, including 21 for a loss and 11.5 sacks as a junior.

Personal: Born on May 2, 1997, in Rocky Mount, N.C. … Son of Jeff Gaines and Tardra Hilliard … Has two older brothers and two older sisters … Majoring in sociology