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Marcus Gaines

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Covington, La.

High School:
St. Paul's HS

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 158

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
09/17/1995

Experience:
1L

Marcus  Gaines

08/19/2015

@LATechFB Reaches Fall Camp Midpoint with Full Pads Practice Wednesday

Bulldogs gearing up for Fan Fest, scrimmage Saturday

08/11/2015

Depth Starting to Show for @LATechFB Receivers

Speed being showcased in practice by multiple players

04/18/2015

Bulldogs Rally for 35-34 Win over LA Tech in Spring Game

Bulldogs score with 11 seconds remaining for win

03/30/2015

Receivers Continue Building Confidence, Experience in @LATechFB Practice Monday

Short scrimmage planned for Wednesday's practice

11/24/2014

@LATechFB Weekly Press Conference Transcript: Nov. 24

Coach Holtz previews Saturday's 11 a.m. game against Rice at Joe Aillet Stadium in Ruston

11/08/2014

Louisiana Tech at UAB

Photos from 2014 LA Tech at UAB game

2014: 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.