2012: Is expected to be a force in the linebacking corps after missing all of 2011 with a leg injury ... Should lock down a starting position at one of the outside linebacker positions.
2011: Redshirted after suffering a leg injury prior to fall camp.
2010: Enrolled at Nevada in the spring semester and went through spring drills with the Pack ... Played in all 14 games as a key reserve in the linebacking corps and as a valuable member of special teams ... Set a career high with five tackles against Colorado State, including one for a loss ... Matched the career high with five against New Mexico State ... Recovered a fumble against Idaho.
Earned a pair of varsity letters at Fresno City College ... As a team captain, led the team to a conference championship as a sophomore ... Was selected all-state as a linebacker as a sophomore.
A graduate of Edison High School in Fresno, Calif. ... Was a two-sport letterman as a junior and senior in football and track and field ... Led team to a conference title as a senior ... Was a first-team all-league selection as senior and selected to play in county all-star game and was the defensive team captain in that game ... Was part of Valley champion 4x400 relay team in track ... Was a member of the Black Student Union.
Born DeAndre Marquis Boughton on Aug. 25, 1990 ... Son of Danny Boughton and Deborah Williams ... Has an older brother, Danny Jr., a younger brother, Deion and a sister Tasmine Hines ... Majoring in communications ... Chose Nevada over Indiana because he felt comfortable at Nevada ... Favorite sport moment is beating high school rival Bullard in front of a sellout crowd ... Member of Kappa Alpha Psi ... Enjoys listening to, dancing to and making music in his free time.