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2   Parrish Gaines
Parrish Gaines


Smyrna, Tenn.

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Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200




Naval Academy Honors Football Team At Annual Banquet

Sophomore quarterback Keenan Reynolds named MVP for the second-consecutive year


Noah Copeland And Parrish Gaines Named 2014 Football Team Captains

The Mids open up the 2014 season in Baltimore against Ohio State


Recapping Navy Football's Memorable 2013 Campaign

The 2013 team is just the fifth in program history (1957, 1978, 2004, 2009, 2013) to win nine or more games, beat Army and win a bowl game.


Navy Football Team To Sign Autographs At The Army-Navy Basketball DH; Football Team To Be Honored At Halftime Of The Men's Game

Tickets Still Available!


Reynolds Headlines Navy's All-Independent Selections

Nine Navy players garnered recognition, including Offensive Player of the Year Keenan Reynolds.


Army vs. Navy Football 2013

Army vs. Navy Football 2013


2013 Navy vs. South Alabama Football Game

2013 Navy vs. South Alabama Football Game


South Alabama @ Navy



Navy vs. Western Kentucky

Navy takes on Western Kentucky on the road


Navy Football

Army vs. Navy - Dec. 8

• At Navy: Enters the spring as the starter at right corner after starting their for all 13 games last year... coming off a solid sophomore campaign ... will be one of the leaders in the secondary ... has good size and speed ... has earned two varsity letters.

• 2012: Started all 13 contests ... named an Honorable Mention All-Independent Team selection by the nationwide media panel responsible for the FBS Indpendent Player of the Week awards ... a starter in each of the last 18 games dating back to last year's Notre Dame game ... member of the Navy defensive unit that was ranked 40th nationally in pass defense (215.23 yds/gm) ... finished the season fifth on the team in tackles with 69 (42-27), including two tackles for a loss and two interceptions ... registered six tackles against Arizona State in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl ... turned in seven tackles, including a half a tackle for a loss in the Mids' 17-13 Star Game victory over Army ... member of the Mids' defensive unit that held Texas State scoreless for the first 42 minutes of the game ... turned in four tackles against the Bobcats and broke up a pass ... was in on five tackles at Troy, making four solo stops ... after surrendering the game's first 10 points, part of a Navy defense that held Florida Atlantic scoreless for the better part of 30 minutes between the second and fourth quarters (8:57 2nd - 9:07 4th) ... one of seven players to lead Navy with seven tackles in the win over the Owls ... also broke up a pass, the first of his career ... pitched in a pair of tackles in the road win against East Carolina ... despite not having any tackles in the contest, made one of the biggest plays of the Indiana game, picking off the Hoosiers starting QB Cameron Coffman on 2nd-and-10 with 1:38 remaining to seal the 31-30 win for the Mids ... it was his second career interception and second this season ... paced Navy in tackles with seven in their 31-13 win at Central Michigan ... also pitched in a tackle for a loss of two yards ... part of a defense that held the Chippewas to a season-low 221 yards (70 rush, 151 pass) and 12 first downs ... the 70 yards rushing by the Chippewas were the fewest yards rushing by a Navy opponent since Missouri rushed for 65 yards on 26 carries in the 2009 Texas Bowl ... turned in three tackles, including a half a tackle for a loss of two yards against Air Force ... part of a defense that did not allow a touchdown in nine consecutive quarters (Penn State fourth quarter - San Jose State) ... the streak was the best by a Navy defense since 2008 when the Mids did not allow a touchdown for 10 straight quarters (fourth quarter against Notre Dame, shut out Northern Illinois, shut out Army and did not allow a first quarter point to Wake Forest) ... paced the Mids with a career-high tying 12 tackles against San Jose State ... part of a defensive unit that held VMI scoreless for the final 53-plus minutes of action ... held the Keydets to just a field goal in the opening quarter, marking the first time Navy's defense did not surrender a touchdown to its opponent since 2009 when defeating Army, 17-3 ... turned in three solo stops against VMI ... came up with just one tackle in Navy's loss at Penn State ... paced Navy with a career-high 12 tackles against Notre Dame, which featured eight solo stops ... recorded his first-career interception by picking off Irish QB Everett Golson in the second quarter and returned the ball five yards.

• 2011: Started the final five games of the year ... played in seven games overall ... was in on 30 tackles including 21 solo stops over the course of the season ... also chipped in 1.0 tackle for a loss and forced one fumble ... recorded a solo tackle in his first appearance in the annual Army-Navy game ... part of a Navy defense that forced three Army turnovers and held the Black Knights to just 97 yards on the ground in the second half after giving up 201 in the opening half ... turned in six tackles against San Jose State ... contributed three tackles in Navy's win at SMU ... started the game against Troy where he made a career-high tying seven tackles, including a tackle for a loss of one ... stripped Troy RB Shawn Southward at the Navy 35-yard line and was recovered by teammate Colin Sturdivant ... it marked his first-career forced fumble ... made his first-collegiate start at Notre Dame where he posted a career-high seven tackles ... recorded a career-high five tackles against East Carolina in what marked his most extensive action to date ... made his collegiate debut in the Mids' loss to Southern Miss where he was in on a tackle.

• High School / Personal: A 2011 graduate of Smyrna High School, Gaines was a three-sport athlete who earned letters in football (6), basketball (6) and track & field (6) ... earned All-State (Tenn.) recognition in football, as well as all-county honors, his senior year ... was twice selected team captain of the football and basketball teams ... named the team's MVP in both sports his senior year ... served as his junior and senior Class President ... recipient of the J.J. McWilliams and National Football Foundation Scholarships ... volunteered at the Smyrna Public Library ... uncle, Bobby Johnson, was the leading receiver on the New York Giants team that won the Super Bowl in 1986 ... son of Delanna Johnson ... majoring in political science.

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