Tackles: 7, at Kansas (2015)
Interceptions: 1, vs. Sam Houston State (2015)
Pass Breakups: 1, 4x, at Oklahoma (2015)*
* Indicates most recent high
Appeared in 10 games while making four starts in 2015 ... totaled a career-high 28 tackles this season ... recorded first interception of his career in season opener against Sam Houston State ... recorded two tackles against both Sam Houston State and UTEP and one against TCU ... made first career start against Baylor, finishing with a career-high four tackles ... started again the following week against Iowa State ... had three tackles and a pass breakup against the Cyclones ... posted a career-high seven tackles while making his third start of the season at Kansas ... posted two tackles while breaking up one pass at Oklahoma ... recorded five more tackles in his start against Oklahoma State ... saw action defensively in the season finale at Texas ... made two tackles in the Texas Bowl vs. LSU.
Played in 12 games 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 solo tackle against Central Arkansas (8/30).
Played in nine games 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.
Santiago High School in Corona, Calif... recorded 47 tackles and four interceptions during his senior campaign at... also made an impact on special teams returning two kickoffs for touchdowns ... CHOSE TEXAS TECH OVER: Villanova.
Thierry Nguema... born in Gabon... son of Mark and Danna Dye... father, Mark, graduated from San Jose State... has five siblings, Tony, Jordan, Travis, Troy and Jamie... undeclared major at Texas Tech.