The Red Raiders began preparations for the 2015 season this week with the first of 15 Spring practices.
CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 4, vs. Central Arkansas (2014)
Yards: 35, vs. Central Arkansas (2014)
Touchdowns: 1, vs. Arkansas (2014)
Longest Reception: 17, at Kansas State (2014)
All-Purpose Yards: 35, vs. Central Arkansas (2014)
Tackles 1 3x, vs. Baylor (2014)*
Pass Breakups None
* Indicates most recent high
2014 Played in 12 games (2 starts - WR) with 11 receptions, 92 receiving yards, one touchdown and also made one tackle as a defensive back... tallied one tackle (solo) against No. 5 Baylor (11/29) at AT&T Stadium... made transition to the defensive side of the ball prior to Week 10 (Oklahoma)... made debut as a defensive back in a back-up role against No. 24 Oklahoma (11/15) while not posting a tackle or pass breakup... tallied one catch for four yards against Texas (11/1)... made one catch for eight yards against West Virginia (10/11)... caught two passes for 28 yards (long 17) at No. 22 Kansas State (10/4)... made one catch for 10 yards at No. 24 Oklahoma State (9/25)... recorded two catches for seven yards while catching first career touchdown against Arkansas (9/13)... made season debut with four receptions for 35 yards (long 15) in season opener against Central Arkansas (8/30).
2013 Played in eight games (0 starts) primarily as a back-up receiver and on special teams... made two receptions for five yards... also recorded a pair of tackles (both solo) on special teams... made one catch for six yards at Texas (11/28)... posted one tackle (solo) on special teams in first career Big 12 road game at Kansas (10/5)... made career debut with one reception (-1 yards) and also recording a tackle on special teams in first career home game against Stephen F. Austin (9/7).
HIGH SCHOOL Martin Luther King High School in Lithonia, Ga.... hauled in 53 catches for 1,063 yards (20 yards per-catch) and 17 touchdowns... three-star prospect by Rivals, ESPN and Scout... No. 75 wide receiver in the 2013 class according to Rivals... First Team All-State selection... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Mississippi, Tennessee, Utah and Louisville... High School Coach: Michael Carson.
PERSONAL Demarquis Polite-Bray... son of Travis and Miriam Bray... born February 7, 1995... a human science major at Texas Tech.