Locals both named preseason All-MW and represent UNLV well at league's annual media event.
Three-timer Boyd joins first defensive player from school picked since 2009.
More than one Rebel invited to Indy for first time since 2010.
2008: Named Second Team All-Mountain West Conference as well as first team by Phil Steele's ... Voted UNLV Defensive MVP after leading the MWC and tying for eighth in the nation with 10.6 tackles per game ... His total of 127 tackles ranked sixth in UNLV single-season history ... Added six tackles for loss, two quarterback sacks and one fumble recovery ... Named MWC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 20 after recording 21 total tackles against UNR, which was just one short of the school record ... Brought down nine ball carriers at No. 22 Utah on Sept. 6 ... Had nine tackles in upset win at No. 13 Arizona State on Sept. 13 ... Made 11 solo tackles and 12 total at Colorado State on Oct. 4 ... Had 13 tackles against Air Force on Oct. 18, his third straight double-digit effort ... Reached double digits in tackles for a fourth consecutive game, bringing down 12 ball carriers at BYU on Oct. 25 ... 11 tackles against TCU on Nov. 1 marked fifth straight double-digit effort ... For the sixth straight game he reached double-digits in tackles, bringing down a game-high 15 Lobo ball carriers on Nov. 8.
2007: Played in all 12 games and started three at LB ... Ranked eighth on team with 43 tackles, including one sack ... Also forced a fumble and broke up three pass attempts.
2006: Earned his first UNLV letter by playing in all 12 games, starting 10 ... Named Third Team Freshman All-America by College Football News after earning honorable mention from Sporting News ... Finished third on the team with 69 total tackles ... Ranked third on the squad with 6.0 tackles-for-loss and was third with 3.5 quarterback sacks as well as forcing one fumble and recovering another.
2005: Redshirted ... Named Rebels' defensive scout team player of the year.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Steele Canyon HS ... A first team all-league selection as a LB and TE and second team All-CIF on defense as a senior under coach Ron Boehmke ... Had six sacks in one game as a junior, setting the Cougar record ... Named first team All-East County at linebacker his senior season by East County Sports after finishing with 100 total tackles ... Lettered three consecutive seasons in basketball as a power forward.
PERSONAL: Jason Rene Beauchamp was born on May 5, 1987, in San Diego, CA ... The son of Rene and Lauren Beauchamp ... Has a sister, Jasmine ... Already earned a bachelor's degree in journalism & media studies and is pursuing his master's in sports education leadership.
BEAUCHAMP'S DEFENSIVE STATS
YEAR GP-GS UT AT TOT TFL SCK FF 2008 12-12 54 73 127 6-33 2-16 0 2007 12-3 25 18 43 2-9 1-7 0 2006 12-10 39 30 69 6-19 3.5-15 0 2005 REDSHIRTED TOTAL 36-25 118 121 239 14-61 6.5-38 0