Spring football scrimmage at Joe Aillet Stadium on March 27, 2010.
2009: Played in all 12 games, recording 77 tackles... Credited with one sack and 3.5 tackles for a loss of nine yards... Intercepted two passes while running one back for a school record 96 yards for a touchdown against San Jose State... Recorded eight tackles at Auburn (9/5), three unassisted and five assisted... Made seven stops at Navy (9/12) with five coming unassisted... Notched six solo tackles against Hawai'i (9/30), with two assisted tackles and two pass break-ups... Recorded two solo tackles and assisted on noe more at Nevada (10/9)... Caught his first career interception against New Mexico State (10/17), returning it 25 yards while recording five total tackles against the Aggies... Also recorded five total tackles the following week at Utah State (10/24)... Was credited with his first sack of the season for a loss of six yards at Idaho (10/31) while recording eight total tackles (three solo, five assisted)... Notched eight total tackles - five assisted and one solo, including one for a loss - against the fifth-ranked Broncos of Boise State (11/6)... Recorded six tackles at No. 9 LSU (11/14), helping Tech take its first lead over LSU since 1904... Matched a season-high six solo tackles as a part of a seven total tackle day at Fresno State (11/21)... Named the WAC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against San Jose State (12/5) for his school record interception return for 96 yards for a touchdown while also recording nine total tackles - four solo, five assisted - and getting credit for a pass break-up and an assisted tackle for a loss of two yards against the Spartans.
2008: Saw action in all 13 games for the Bulldogs during the season while starting in three ... Totaled 50 tackles on the year ... Named LA Tech special teams POW (Utah State game) ... Named LA Tech Co-Defensive Player of the Week (NMSU game) ... Finished with a career-high 12 tackles against New Mexico State 11/22/08 ... Registered a sack against Idaho 10/18/08 ... Forced a fumble against Army 10/25/08
2007: Played all 12 games on special teams and saw action at safety...had three tackles against Central Arkansas
High School: Lettered four years for coach Tommy Minton at Patterson High School ... Played both offense and defense for the Lumberjacks ... Helped lead Patterson to the District 7-3A title as a junior ... Named first team all-district and all-parish by the Daily Review as a freshman at safety ... Missed his sophomore season with an injury ... Named first team all-district and the District 7-3A defensive MVP as a junior ... Named first team all-district and the District 7-3A offensive MVP as a senior ... Named first team all-state as a junior and honorable mention all-state as a senior ... Named to the Blue Chip All-American list ... Ranked as the 33rd best player in the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com and the second best safety in the state ... Registered 163 tackles, 17 TFL and nine forced fumbles as a safety as a junior ... Rushed for 1,150 yards and 10 scores and passed for over 1,600 yards at quarterback as a senior
Personal: Full name is Tarence Shamaud Calais ... Son of Vanessa Calais and Ivory Hilliard ... Has four brothers, Cory, Isaiah, Joseph and Jaharris, and seven sisters, Irie, Ashley, Amber, Daija, Jada, Amani and Ma'ki ... His father played safety as LSU ... His uncle Ike Hilliard played for the Florida Gators and in the NFL for the New York Giants and the Tampa Bay Bucs ... His great uncle Dalton Hilliard played running back for LSU ... His uncle Mike Calais played linebacker for LSU ... Born June 8, 1988, in Morgan City, La.