Meyer to start Hines in place of suspended Rainey

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida coach Urban Meyer says Omarius Hines will start in place of suspended receiver Chris Rainey when the 10th-ranked Gators play at Tennessee on Saturday.

Meyer also says there is no timetable for Rainey to possibly return to the team.

Meyer says “it’s just further evaluation as we go. As of the immediacy of it, he’s not with us.”

Rainey was suspended indefinitely Tuesday following his arrest. He was charged with aggravated stalking, a third-degree felony, for allegedly sending a sometimes girlfriend a threatening text message.

Rainey has just six catches for 34 yards and a touchdown this season, and Meyer says his team can fill that void.

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TommyJack writes:

in response to Dead_Head_Vol:

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YOU don't matter.

FearTheVols1252 writes:

Funny how this article only supports the fact that Rainey wasn't kicked off the team like the trolls say he was. This all part of Urbie's '10 strikes and you're out for a game' rule.

tennezz writes:

Thats just great...I can hardly wait for the next story about the Gators!!!

nocleats writes:

He was going to be out anyway, he had a concussion last week

Lizardgrad89 writes:

in response to tennezz:

Thats just great...I can hardly wait for the next story about the Gators!!!

You can't complain about UF stories this week, I mean, it's UF-UT week. If it's ever going to be ok, this is the week.

memphis_vol_fan writes:

in response to Moral_Victories_U:

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How much money are you willing to bet on that?

Lizardgrad89 writes:

in response to FearTheVols1252:

Funny how this article only supports the fact that Rainey wasn't kicked off the team like the trolls say he was. This all part of Urbie's '10 strikes and you're out for a game' rule.

Just want to point out that Ashton Cobb, a safety at UK, was arrested for sending 15 threatening text messages and 19 threatening voice mail messages to his girlfriend.

He ultimately served a 2-game suspension.

http://kykernel.com/2009/02/24/cobb-p...

Lizardgrad89 writes:

in response to nocleats:

He was going to be out anyway, he had a concussion last week

Pope had a concussion and a stinger, is he ruled out? Haven't seen anything definite.

vol88 writes:

Maybe our DEs will also be charged with 3rd degree stalking after Brantley lands on his keester 48 times.

TommyJack writes:

in response to Dead_Head_Vol:

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Bwahahaha

vol88 writes:

in response to back2z1:

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Actually 1 player got booted and 2 got suspended. Not really sure where you think you're posting. Go do your homework.

Lizardgrad89 writes:

in response to bartlett79:

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COTY

garycg writes:

in response to Moral_Victories_U:

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Dave Hyde: Chris Rainey is 30th player in Meyer era to be arrested
Dave Hyde, Sun Sentinel
Posted September 15, 2010

MemphisVol1485 writes:

in response to Moral_Victories_U:

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Have you even scored 63 in both games total? That is against some teams that don't have great defense either.

Down_The_Field writes:

in response to back2z1:

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didn't you say that rainey got kicked off the team???? the article states suspended.

you have no more character than the thugs you defend.

SEC1 writes:

in response to DC_BackByPopularDemand:

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Saturday will be 6 in a row! the scary thing for vol fans is players such as Shariff Floyd, Ronald Powell, D Easly, Leon ORR, An 5* QB Jeff Driskel who is still in high school will soon make vols life miserable, i hope we can get this thing to 9 or 10 in a row. See ya saturday!

orangecountyvols writes:

Remember Vols,

Ignore the trolls. You know who they are. Read what the good guys say and ignore the ZZ's, DC's, Daffys
and all the other trolls.

Saves a bunch of time...........recognizing the trolls and scrolling on down to something readable.
It really works.

Sorry trolls..............

abnermc writes:

in response to DC_BackByPopularDemand:

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Booted the guilty one off the team & he is out of school. Suspended 2 others. Rainey is suspended until he is over the concussion. BTW , it's 34 arrests not 30!

ProwlinAndGrowlinSmokeyDog writes:

in response to orangecountyvols:

Remember Vols,

Ignore the trolls. You know who they are. Read what the good guys say and ignore the ZZ's, DC's, Daffys
and all the other trolls.

Saves a bunch of time...........recognizing the trolls and scrolling on down to something readable.
It really works.

Sorry trolls..............

hey orangecountyvols, What's up??? I see you are still warning everyone about trolls!!! LOL!!!

Anyway, what's your prediction for the game??

nepperso#220348 writes:

I am UT fan. My team is better than your team. Oregon, in my Orange opinion, got lucky. I am rabid, I am relentless, and I am long lasting. I do not get discouraged, because I know it’s better to be a Vol than anything else. I expect to kill Florida, this year, every year. It may not happen, again.. but until the score is final, we are better, period. I don’t care about statistics, depth, injuries, investigations, hostesses, BASKETBALL, or trolls… all I care about is one Saturday, and that is this Saturday. I care about one team, and that is this team. And when the Big Orange Nation rises up to smash the lizards this week, I’ll say I told ya so. And if they don’t, I’ll never admit it was because they weren’t better than you. It was a fluke I’ll say. GO BIG ORANGE.

VOLSGURLINCHARLOTTE writes:

in response to back2z1:

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Hmmmmm....pretty sure none of our guys were charged with third-degree felonies either. Too bad your guy is stupid and sends a threatening text message that can be traced back to him. Now we all know why he was not offered an academic scholarship.

VOLliven2it writes:

Lizardgrad go tell UK stuff to the UK site. We don't care. Your man messed up. It was stupid even if supposedly a joke from a nice guy and a buttworker on the field. If he is allowed to back it will look like "let it go" is the approach. On the other hand, I hope the young man gets his anger deal straightened out. His absence likely will not affect the outcome Sat. GO VOLS!

OnlyoneBear (Inactive) writes:

Gator Tradition is to get pounded by good SEC west teams. Vols are still #2 in the SEC. In Volunteer down years they win 5 to 6 games. Gators go without a win. History repeats u know.

Mule_Days_King writes:

in response to OnlyoneBear:

Gator Tradition is to get pounded by good SEC west teams. Vols are still #2 in the SEC. In Volunteer down years they win 5 to 6 games. Gators go without a win. History repeats u know.

You're right, there is only one bear. And his name is Winnie the Pooh.

NorthwestVol writes:

in response to Lizardgrad89:

Just want to point out that Ashton Cobb, a safety at UK, was arrested for sending 15 threatening text messages and 19 threatening voice mail messages to his girlfriend.

He ultimately served a 2-game suspension.

http://kykernel.com/2009/02/24/cobb-p...

So now Florida is emulating Kentucky. Sounds about right.

thereturnoftriumph writes:

in response to OnlyoneBear:

Gator Tradition is to get pounded by good SEC west teams. Vols are still #2 in the SEC. In Volunteer down years they win 5 to 6 games. Gators go without a win. History repeats u know.

Gator Tradition is go to SEC Championship Game
and beat the west 7 out of 10.
There is only one bear and his name is Smokey.

NorthwestVol writes:

in response to back2z1:

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As was pointed out on another thread, you don't simply distort the truth, you lie. You mother would be ashamed if she knew.

licknpromise777#651578 writes:

in response to nepperso#220348:

I am UT fan. My team is better than your team. Oregon, in my Orange opinion, got lucky. I am rabid, I am relentless, and I am long lasting. I do not get discouraged, because I know it’s better to be a Vol than anything else. I expect to kill Florida, this year, every year. It may not happen, again.. but until the score is final, we are better, period. I don’t care about statistics, depth, injuries, investigations, hostesses, BASKETBALL, or trolls… all I care about is one Saturday, and that is this Saturday. I care about one team, and that is this team. And when the Big Orange Nation rises up to smash the lizards this week, I’ll say I told ya so. And if they don’t, I’ll never admit it was because they weren’t better than you. It was a fluke I’ll say. GO BIG ORANGE.

You don't have to be a football genius to know a DB jumping a slow moving out route for a pick 6 isn't luck..Oregon's players executing their coaches game plan isn't luck either..Iam no Duck fan but 40 years of watching football tells me we got beat by a more experienced;more talented team,period.. Your Sept 6 prediction isn't making todays post carry much weight either!!! By the way you may not care about depth and injuries but they most certainly affect wins and losses

Bogus writes:

in response to back2z1:

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So you insinuate it was a UT player who kicked the cop.

Substantiate your claim with facts and evidence.

psychovol2 writes:

in response to bartlett79:

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Yeah t-bows don't offer much in the way of restricted access in a compromising shower position.

ClarksvilleVols42 writes:

in response to MemphisVol1485:

Have you even scored 63 in both games total? That is against some teams that don't have great defense either.

sounds like a good prediction to me..63 fumbled snaps!!

SEC1 writes:

in response to DC_BackByPopularDemand:

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I Don't think it's possible this game, Very simple Kill the run as Brandon Hicks would say because Noodle Armes Simms can't cut it in the SEC. our D-Line has beef up front with T.Sanders,L.Marshe,J.Howard,O.Hunter,Lemmems,Trattou, with Floyd&Atwine coming off the bench. Surely Meyer&D.Cor. T.Austin have expressed that a rebuilt O-line with 3 freshmen better not shove around Vets like gators feature, i think Oregon front lined up wrong on several plays as well as being undersized contribute to vols somewhat success in the run game.. just a thought?

Bogus writes:

in response to back2z1:

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No facts, no proof, just opinions.

Heck, the guy in the first link told cops it was one player, then told the press it was another.

Try again troll.

Bogus writes:

in response to DC_BackByPopularDemand:

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If you think that was good work, then you are one of the dumbest people I've come across.

NorthwestVol writes:

in response to back2z1:

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As documented on another string, you lie.

Bogus writes:

in response to back2z1:

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Until you can show me FACTS and EVIDENCE, it's just your OPINION.

See? You just can't show us the facts. Must be really frustrating for you.

Try again troll.

Mule_Days_King writes:

in response to DC_BackByPopularDemand:

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You sir, and I use that term loosely, have no idea who I am. Yet you sit in judgement of who I am by my posing questions to you concerning an Athletic Director. I tend to agree FM. Your elitist attitude would probably get taken down a notch if you actually had to flap your gums in our presence.

NorthwestVol writes:

in response to Navalorange:

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Z's mom's not speaking to him any longer. She's ashamed of him and his lying ways.

Mule_Days_King writes:

in response to DC_BackByPopularDemand:

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Don't get offended when you make it personal and someone decides to call your bluff.
What is getting tired is your constant, arrogant a**hole attitude. You keep prodding people until you get a response and then you take the "can we talk about football" way out. Classic keyboard bada**.

SEC1 writes:

in response to DC_BackByPopularDemand:

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Will Hill will return this week according to gatorsports.com, our O-line should wear down vols thin D-line by late 3rd,4th with Pouncey,Carl johnson,Gilbert,Hurt,and the return of X.Nixon. This is where this game will be won. I just believe we're to strong up front on both sides of the ball. What do you think about the running of Mike Gillislee? I think this kid need more touches because he runs with authority!

steamboatticket#484773 writes:

in response to DC_BackByPopularDemand:

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Hey, Bruce Pearl is not a slime ball. And if what he did was so bad, Ham would have docked him a few grand already. As for Urban Meyer, we don't even talk about him any more. That ought to tell you something. I mean, not even the Hellen Keller joke crowd is cracking on your coach.

DekanGator writes:

FACT

Only one of these teams are under NCAA investagation In Football and Basketball.

Any Questions?

TKO writes:

Getting on a plane in seven hours with my 11 year old to visit Neyland for the first time and pull of his beloved Vols. GBO!

VolCrazy writes:

in response to Moral_Victories_U:

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Only teams who can hang on to the ball score 63 points.

GatorChamps960608 writes:

Memphis Vol 1485
WE put 63 on you at the Swamp in 95; 31 in 94 and 35 in 96. 52 at the Swamp in 2007. YEAH, vols have really been defensive stalwarts against the Gators. When was the last time the vols went scoreless at Neyland? I know that I was there in 94;I remember the vols frantically trying a field goal to avoid the goose egg; they missed the field goal.

SixInaRow writes:

DC and Back2z you 2 are hilarious, I want to Party with you. None of these lame Vols have any game!! I thought Roll Turd fans were bad.

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