UNLV: A supremely athletic ball-catcher who turned in a solid first spring as a collegian after enrolling in January ... Was one of two Southern Nevada players in the 2013 class ... Named the Las Vegas-Review Journal Male Athlete of the Year in 2013 ... A three-star recruit according to ESPN, which also ranked him the No. 158 WR recruit in the nation and No. 3 overall recruit in the state ... Ranked the No. 8 recruit from the Silver State by Rivals.com and No. 9 by 247Sports.com ... The second UNLV signee from local program Basic HS in as many years as OL J'Ondray Sanders chose the Rebels before grayshirting and enrolling at the university in January.
2013: Grayshirted season after signing with program in February.
HIGH SCHOOL: A three-year letterwinner at Basic HS under coach Jeff Cahill ... Played in the Lions Club 42nd Annual All-Star Football Game at Bishop Gorman High's Fertitta Field ... Lined up at WR, safety and KR for the Wolves ... Caught 66 passes for 1,081 yards and 18 touchdowns as a senior ... Best game came against Bonanza HS when he caught seven passes for 257 yards and three touchdowns ... As a junior, totaled 65 receptions for 1,118 yards and eight touchdowns ... Named First Team All-State as a WR by Nevada Preps while also earning second team honors as a DB with 28 tackles and eight interceptions ... A standout on the basketball court as a senior, averaging a team-best 13.9 points and 3.9 assists along with 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 steals en route to First Team All-Southeast League honors ... Also competed in track.
PERSONAL: Devonte Eugene Boyd was born Oct. 5, 1993, in New Orleans ... Has not declared a major.