|Hometown:||San Francisco, CA|
|Features: Game Program Feature 2012|
CAL CAREER (Updated Career Stats): Has played in 15 games off the bench over the last two seasons of his first four campaigns in the program from 2008-11, recording no stats other than participation ... has worn three different numbers during his Cal career, starting as No. 24 in 2008, switching to No. 21 for the 2009 campaign and currently wearing the same No. 31 he switched to prior to the start of the 2010 season.
2012 (Game-by-Game Stats): A candidate for the All-State Good Works Award and the Wuerffel Trophy that honor community service combined with athletic and academic achievement, as well as the Rudy Awards for players who demonstrate exemplary character, courage, contribution and commitment to their teams ... made a game-winning play in the spring game when he broke up a two-point pass attempt by Austin Hinder on the final snap of the contest to preserve a 21-20 victory for the Gold team ... recorded five tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss and a pass breakup in the spring game.
2011 (Game-by-Game Stats): Played in eight games off the bench and on special teams.
2010 (Game-by-Game Stats): Played in seven games off the bench and on special teams in the first action of his collegiate career.
2009: Did not play ... named one of two Scout Team Players of the Year on special teams.
2008: Redshirted ... did not play.
BURTON HS: Named first-team All-Academic Athletic Association as a 2007 senior, when he tallied 75 tackles (10.7 per game) and four interceptions that he returned for 133 yards from his safety position, while contributing 30 catches for 621 yards and seven touchdown receptions offensively ... led his squad in rushing, receiving, tackles and interceptions to go with four touchdowns as a 2006 junior to earn Team MVP honors ... two-time All-City selection ... received California's 2007 CIF Spirit of Sport Award given to student-athletes who serve as positive role models ... also lettered in basketball and track and field, earning Team MVP honors in the latter.
PERSONAL: Full name is Tyré Charles Ellison ... born July 8, 1990 ... parents are Ronald Ellison Sr. and Delores Beasley-Ellison ... was the undergraduate speaker at the social welfare commencement ceremony in May of 2012 ... major is social welfare.
LAST UPDATED: July 23, 2012