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T.J. Lee

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

Last College:
Bakersfield Junior College

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
1L


Hoping to bounce back from off-season shoulder surgery that forced him to miss the entire spring practice period ... Despite injury, will open senior campaign on unit's two-deep at the "Z" receiver slot ... Brings steady hands and big play potential to the Pirates' offensive unit ... Rehabilitation assignment also included an increase in weight and strength numbers ... Will be counted to provide leadership to ECU's wide-outs as only senior on depth chart.

2007: Played in 12 games in a reserve role ... Caught five passes for 83 yards and one TD ... Lone score came against Houston on a 34-yard strike ... Four-of-five receptions went for 10 or more yards ... Missed regular season finale vs. Tulane with an injury ... vs. Va. Tech (9/1): Made Pirate debut, recording one catch for 17 yards in the fourth quarter ... Was one of three Pirates to haul down a reception for 10 or more yards ... vs. UNC (9/8): Experienced action as member of receiving corps and special teams unit - no stats ... vs. USM (9/15): Experienced action as a member of receiving corps and special teams unit - no stats ... vs. WVU (9/22): Caught one pass for 12 yards ... vs. Houston (9/29): Caught first career TD pass (34 yards) from Rob Kass in the third quarter for his only reception of the game ... Also saw action on special teams ... One of four receivers to record a catch of 10 or more yards ... vs. UCF (10/6): Experienced action as a part of wide receiving corps and special teams unit - no stats ... vs. UTEP (10/13): Hauled down one pass for 16 yards ... One of seven receivers to record a catch of 10 or more yards (16) ... Member of special teams unit - recorded one tackle (solo) ... vs. N.C. State (10/20): Caught one pass for four yards in a reserve role ... Member of special teams unit ... vs. UAB (10/27): Experienced action in a reserve role on the receiving corps ... Member of special teams unit - no stats ... vs. Memphis (11/3): Experienced action in a reserve role on the receiving corps ... Member of special teams unit - no stats ... vs. Marshall (11/10): Experienced action as a member of the receiving corps and special teams unit - no stats ... vs. Tulane (11/24): DNP-INJ ... vs. Boise State (12/23): Experienced action in a reserve role as a member of wide receiving corps ... Member of special teams unit - recording one tackle (solo) ... Officially signed with Skip Holtz' program in February, 2007.

Junior College: An All-America choice (second-team offense) according to the 47th Annual J.C. Grid-Wire ... Helped Renegades to an 11-2 mark and a perfect 8-0 Western State Conference (Northern Division) mark ... Also led Bakersfield to a pair of post-season wins - a 36-12 victory over Citrus College in the Golden Empire Bowl and a 13-6 triumph over Grossmont in the SoCal semifinals before a season-ending 23-20 setback against El Camino in the SoCal Championship Game .... Was squad's leading receiver during 10-game regular season schedule with 34 catches for 736 yards - an average of 21.6 yards per reception ... On the receiving end of seven touchdown passes ... Averaged 81.8 receiving yards per contest ... Also recorded five punt returns for 98 yards (19.6 ypr) and eight kickoff returns for 230 yards (28.8 ypr) ... Posted a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against College of Canyons (Sept. 30) ... Was program's second-leading scorer (eight TDs, 48 points) while also standing second in all-purpose yards (1,067, an average of 118.6 ypg) ... Turned in a career-best 141-yard receiving effort vs. Allan Hancock (Nov. 11) in the regular season finale ... Caught a career-high two TD passes vs. Fullerton in the season-opener (Sept. 2) ... Junior college coach was Jeff Chudy.

High School: A three-year starter at wingback for Raleigh's Enloe High School ... Rushed for 1,371 yards and 14 touchdowns in 2004 ... Also lettered in track, placing fifth in the long jump event at the 2005 Bojangles/Apex Lions Relay.

Personal: Full name is Tyrece J. Lee ... Born August 11, 1987 ... Major is communications.