Signed by Green Bay on Jan. 8, 2021…Played four seasons (2016-19) at TCU, appearing in 38 games with 16 starts and making 104 tackles (69 solo), 15 tackles for a loss, four sacks, three interceptions, 13 passes defensed and three forced fumbles…Started the season's first eight games as a senior in 2019 before missing the last four due to injury, finishing with 34 tackles (22 solo) to go along with 2½ tackles for a loss, a sack, an INT, two passes defensed and three quarterback hurries…Totaled a season-high six tackles (two solo) at Purdue (Sept. 14)…Notched two QB hurries to go along with four tackles at Kansas State (Oct. 19)…Picked off QB Sam Ehlinger late in the fourth quarter vs. No. 15 Texas (Oct. 26) to seal the 37-27 victory…Made five tackles (four solo), 1½ tackles for a loss and a 2-yard sack of QB Spencer Sanders at Oklahoma State (Nov. 2)…Started the first six games of the season as a junior in 2018 before being sidelined by injury, posting 31 tackles (24 solo), a career-high 6½ tackles for a loss, a sack, a career-high seven passes defensed and a forced fumble…Opened the season with an INT vs. Southern (Sept. 1), picking off QB John Lampley late in the first quarter…Broke up a career-high three passes at SMU (Sept. 7)…Recorded career highs with nine tackles (seven solo) and 3½ tackles for a loss vs. Ohio State (Sept. 15) to go along with two passes defensed…Strip-sacked QB Zeb Noland at Iowa State (Sept. 29), leading to a 47-yard scoop-and-score by DE Ben Banogu…Played in all 14 games with two starts as a sophomore in 2017, recording career highs with 37 tackles (22 solo) and two sacks while also notching an INT, four passes defensed and two forced fumbles…Made his first career start vs. No. 23 West Virginia (Oct. 7), matching his season high with five tackles (two solo)…Notched his first career sack at Kansas State (Oct. 14), dropping QB Alex Delton for an 11-yard loss late in the fourth quarter, while adding two passes defensed…Added another sack and two tackles for a loss at No. 25 Iowa State (Oct. 28)…Sealed the Horned Frogs' 39-37 win over No. 13 Stanford in the Valero Alamo Bowl (Dec. 29), intercepting a pass from QB K.J. Costello at the Stanford 44 with 2:01 remaining in the game, while also posting a season-high six tackles (four solo) and a forced fumble against the Cardinal…Played in the season's final 10 games as a true freshman in 2016, making two tackles (one solo)…Made his collegiate debut at SMU (Sept. 23)…Recorded his first career tackle on the opening kickoff vs. No. 13 Oklahoma State (Nov. 19), bringing down KR Barry Sanders Jr. at the Oklahoma State 18…Majored in criminal justice…Named the 2015 Super Gold Defensive Player of the Year as a senior at West Brook High School in Beaumont, Texas…Recorded 124 tackles, 12 tackles for a loss, five INTs, 11 passes defensed, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and three defensive TDs during his final season…Also played basketball and was a member of the track team while in high school, lettering three years in each sport…Volunteered at local food banks and youth football camps and visited elementary schools while in college…Has a son and a daughter…Goes by the nickname "Thump," which comes from the nickname "Thump Thump" he received while in high school…Given name Innis Cole Gaines; born in Beaumont, Texas.
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