Interview: Rainey One of Many Defensive Standouts During Scrimmage
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  04/05/2009
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

April 5, 2009

By Dave Lepre -- UNM Media Relations Assistant

A number of defensive players stood out during Saturday's scrimmage, but sophomore Johnathan Rainey may have had the best day of them all. The 6-2, 225 pound defensive end made the most of his reps with the first team, tying for the team lead with 10 tackles, including 5 tackles-for-loss and a sack.

The Houston, Texas native took a few minutes afterwards to talk about his performance, the opportunity to work with defensive end coach Rubin Carter, the switch from the 3-3-5 to the 4-3 defense and more...

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