UNLV: One of the nation's top freshman defensive backs a year ago returns as a starter at one cornerback spot as a sophomore ... Named preseason Second Team All-MW by Lindy's ... Tied the school freshman record with four interceptions (Marlon Beavers in 1973) ... Originally from the Detroit area, he was one of four players signed by the Rebels in 2014 from Southern Nevada high schools ... Last name is pronounced "HUFF."
2015: Earned his first letter as a Rebel by playing in all 12 games, including starting the final nine ... Ranked ninth on the team with 32 total tackles ... Led the squad and ranked fifth in the MW and 35th in the nation with four interceptions, which he returned for a total of 58 yards ... Also added another four pass breakups ... Also tied Beavers' 42-year-old UNLV record with two picks in one game by a freshman when he grabbed a pair in Game Four vs. Idaho State ... His breakout game also included returning a blocked field goal 54 yards vs. the Bengals ... Notched his third interception vs. Hawai'i and in Game Nine and his fourth one week later at Colorado State, which he took back 25 yards.
2014: Redshirted season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2014 graduate of Desert Pines HS ... A two-year letterwinner for coach Tico Rodriguez ... Earned all-state first team honors on both offense and defense as a senior ... Helped the Jaguars to a 9-2 overall record in 2013... Caught 35 passes for 760 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior ... Also made three interceptions, returning two for touchdowns ... Ran back four kickoffs for scores as a senior ... Also was a two-year letterwinner for the basketball team as a guard and earned also earned two letters in track.
PERSONAL: Timothy Javalen Hough was born July 10, 1995, in Youngstown, OH ... The son of Tim Hough and Christell Kimberly ... Has two older sisters, Javaughn and Jalynn Kennedy ... Cousin Devin Taylor is a professional basketball player in Germany ... Majoring in human services.