|High School:||Norcross HS|
|Other College:||Butler County C.C.|
PERSONAL — Born Tyrece Leonard Gaines on March 16, 1987 in Tallahassee, Fla. Parents: Shirley Austin. Family: Two brothers, one sister. High School (Coach): Norcross (Keith Maloof) 2006. Major: Sociology.
2009 — Attempting to redshirt in his first season with the Ducks ... Named scout team offensive player of the week for his contributions in practice leading up to the Washington victory.
BEFORE OREGON — One of the most sought after junior college receivers in the nation, earned second team All-America acclaim this past season for JUCO national champion Butler County Community College (Kan.) ... Rated as the No. 8 overall prospect in the Rivals.com junior college top 100 ... A four-star recruit according to both Rivals and Scout.com ... Made 28 receptions for 490 yards (17.5 avg.), including a team-high nine touchdowns in 2008 ... Caught 23 balls for 424 yards (18.4 avg.) and four scores as a freshman in 2007 ... Teammate of fellow incoming 2009 signee Zac Clark at Butler County C.C.