UNLV: A talented student-athlete who came to UNLV with both athletic and academic accolades ... Turned in a strong spring practice and is listed No. 1 at one wide receiver spot heading into the fall ... One of four Texans in last year's class ... One of two receivers who signed with the Rebels in 2015 and follows in the footsteps of another Houston area receiver product, Devante Davis (2011-14).
2015: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate and two-year letterwinner at Elkins HS under coach Dennis Brantley ... Lined up at wide receiver but also performed the team's kicking and punting duties ... Earned first team all-district honors as a wide receiver ... Helped the Knights to a 9-2 record as a senior ... Caught 54 passes for 689 yards and five touchdowns ... Went 4-for-5 on field goals and connected on 26-of-29 PATs in 2014.
PERSONAL: Darren Keith Woods Jr. was born July 15, 1997, in Missouri City, TX ... The son of Darren and Barrencia Woods ... Has one brother, Devin, and one sister Kayla ... Father played college football at Houston in the early 1990s ... Majoring in journalism & media studies.