About Tucker: Veteran member of wide receiving corps earned first varsity letter in 2011 ... has worked his way up the depth chart to No. 2 spot behind Patrick Laird at one wide receiver spot.
2011: Played in four games ... did not figure statistically ... made collegiate debut versus Ball State ... also played opposite Tulane, Fordham and Temple.
2010: Did not see any varsity action.
High School: Earned eight letters in football (3), track & field (3) and basketball (2) at Marlboro High School ... captained all-three teams ... played wide receiver, running back and returned both punts and kickoffs ... three-time team MVP ... chosen to play in All-Shore All-Star Game ... posted fastest 100-meter and 200-meter times in district as a junior and senior ... finished sixth in state in 100-meter dash in final season ... won 25 of 27 races during junior campaign ... posted personal bests of 10.95 in the 100-meter dash and 22.3 in the 200-meter sprint.
Personal: Given name is Earnest Jesstin-Francis Tucker Junior ... parents' names are Earnest and Shannon Tucker ... both parents served in U.S. Army ... plays the steel guitar and drums ... majoring in Information Technology.