In 2009, playing in just 16 games, Dennis batted .239 in 46 at-bats, accumulating 11 hits.
Signed by the Cats July 22. Led Texas State in hitting with a .406 average in his senior season with six home runs and 49 RBIs in 52 games. Ranked fifth in the league in Southland Conference hitting.
Hit three home runs against his old team, Prairie View A&M on April 15, 2009. Had seven hits against Prairie View A&M, a new school record on March 25, 2009.
Also played at Texas State in 2008 after transferring from Prairie View A&M University. Played high school baseball at Baytown Lee High School.