CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 2, vs. Baylor (2014)
Tackles For Loss: None
Fumbles Recoveries: None
* Indicates most recent high
2014 Played in 12 games (0 starts) primarily on special teams and as a reserve defensive back making three tackles (one solo)... made a season-high two tackles (both assisted) in the season finale against No. 5 Baylor (11/29) at AT&T Stadium... made season debut in season opener with one tackle (solo) against Central Arkansas (8/30).
2013 Played in nine games (0 starts) primarily on special teams while making one tackle (solo) with one pass breakup... collected first career pass breakup in first career home game against Stephen F. Austin (9/7)... made career debut with a tackle (solo) at SMU (8/30) in the season opener.
2012 Redshirt season.... Scout team member... did not play.
HIGH SCHOOL Santiago High School in Corona, Calif... Recorded 47 tackles and four interceptions during his senior campaign at Santiago (CA.) High School...also made an impact on special teams returning two kickoffs for touchdowns ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Villanova.
PERSONAL Thierry Nguema... born March 11, 1993... son of Mark and Danna Dye... has five siblings, Tony, Jordan, Troy, Travis and Jamie... a human science major at Texas Tech.