Marcus Gaines
Marcus  Gaines


Covington, La.

High School:
St. Paul's HS

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 161

Wide Receiver




LA Tech Weekly Football Press Conference Transcript: Sept. 12

LA Tech opens C-USA play this Saturday, Sept. 16 against WKU in Bowling Green


Mississippi State Downs LA Tech

Joe Aillet Stadium draws second largest crowd in history of stadium


Mississippi State Tops LA Tech

Joe Aillet Stadium draws second largest crowd in history of stadium


Post-Game Notes

LA Tech falls to Mississippi State


Blue Tops White, 26-17, in LA Tech Spring Game

The Blue Team came away with a 26-17 comeback victory to earn bragging rights on Saturday


Louisiana Tech vs. North Texas

Photos from Louisiana Tech's game vs. North Texas


Louisiana Tech at Mississippi State

Louisiana Tech Football at Mississippi State


LA Tech vs. ULL 10/3/15

The Bulldogs and Ragin' Cajuns battled it out at Joe Aillet Stadium


Louisiana Tech at UAB

Photos from 2014 LA Tech at UAB game

2016: Saw action in six games on the season before suffering a season-ending injury ... Caught five passes on the season for 70 yards and a 24-yard touchdown reception against South Carolina State (9/10).

2015: Totaled 340 all-purpose yards while playing in all 13 games ... Totaled 17 receptions for 315 yards and two touchdowns ... Also recorded one rushing attempt, one punt return and one kickoff return ... Made two receptions for 31 yards and caught a touchdown against Southern (9/5) ... Caught one pass for ten yards against FIU (9/26) ... Recorded a career day against ULL (10/3), hauling in eight passes for 165 yards, one being a career-best and team-best 72-yard reception, and a touchdown ... Had one rush for two yards against UTSA (10/10) ... Caught one pass for 37 yards against Middle Tennessee (10/24) ...  Returned one punt for no gain against Rice (10/30) ... Caught three passes for 45 yards against North Texas (11/7) ... Caught one pass for 21 yards against Southern Miss (11/28) ... Registered one catch for six yards versus Arkansas State (12/19) in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

Recorded 82 yards receiving and a touchdown on eight catches on the year while rushing for 18 yards on three carries with one kickoff return for seven yards ... Returned one kickoff at North Texas (9/11) for seven yards ... His first collegiate reception was a one-handed highlight touchdown catch against UTEP (10/4) that was the No. 1 play of the week in C-USA's Top Five ... Caught one pass for four yards against UTSA (10/18) ... Had 39 yards receiving on four catches at Southern Miss (10/25) ... Caught one pass for 10 yards and ran the ball twice for negative two yards against Western Kentucky (11/1) ... Had one catch at UAB (11/8) for 11 yards.

High School: Graduated from St. Paul's High School in 2014 ... Lettered in football and track ... Received first team all-district honors ... During his senior year, ran for 742 yards and 11 touchdowns on 115 carries and recorded 470 yards receiving and four touchdowns on 35 catches ... For his four-year varsity career, registered 1,774 yards rushing and 26 touchdowns on 250 carries and caught 67 passes for 984 yards and eight touchdowns ... Helped lead team to a 7-4 record his senior season ... Coached by Ken Sears.

Personal: Marcus Gaines ... Son of Angela Gaines and Corey Toney ... Born on Sept. 17, 1995 in St. Tammany Parish, La. ... Has three siblings: D'Angelo, Kenneshia and La'Daja ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Southeastern Louisiana ... Recruited by Jabbar Juluke.


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