2009: Member of the scout squad.
2008: Saw action in a 46-14 win over Idaho where Tech amassed 364 yards on the ground and five touchdowns in the game.
2007: Redshirt season.
High School: Lettered four years for J.T. Curtis at John Curtis High School in Louisiana ... Helped lead the Patriots to the state championship his senior season.
Personal: Son of Mark and Debbie Tusch ... Has one brother, Matt ... Born May 9, 1988, in Kenner, La.