"I am embarrassed and sorry for my actions and I apologize to everyone that I affected by my behavior," he said in a statement. "I'm working towards being a part of the Florida football program again, and I realize that representing this University is a privilege. I have spent the last several weeks reflecting on my actions and realized that is not who I want to be."
"The season ain't over yet," Rainey said. "Just call it a punch in the mouth and regroup. ... All we have to do is play the cards right and we'll be seeing them again (in the SEC title game)."