Wyatt Demps
Wyatt  Demps


Elk Grove, Calif.

High School:
Pleasant Grove HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 200

Wide Receiver



Ten Nevada football players named to Athlon’s preseason All-MW team

Butler, Corbett and Reed named to the first team.


Butler wins Pack’s Golden Helmet Award as team MVP

Junior RB also is team's Outstanding Offensive Player


Nevada places five on All-MW teams

Austin Corbett and Malik Reed represented on the second team, while James Butler, Wyatt Demps and Asauni Rufus grab honorable mentions.


Nevada falls to Wyoming, 42-34

The Wolf Pack went 75 yards in two minutes, 12 seconds to pull within one score late in the game.


Wyatt Demps hauls in three TD catches get Nevada past Fresno State, 27-22

SENIOR (2017) - Named to the preseason All-Mountain West team by Athlon Sports ... Established himself as a one of the top receivers in the Mountain West, posting a career season in 2016 ... Enters 2017 as an All-MW candidate and the leader of the Nevada receiving corps.

JUNIOR (2016)
– Earned an All-Mountain West honorable mention for the first time in his career and was named third team All-MW from Phil Steele … Posted a breakout season in his first year as a starter, making 11 starts in 12 games … Led the team and ranked eighth in the Mountain West with a career-high 53 receptions on the year … His 53 receptions led to a team and career-high 686 receiving yards … Caught a career-best nine touchdown passes, which ranked fourth in the conference and was 36th in the nation and is also the most receiving touchdowns by a Nevada player since Marko Mitchell had 10 in 2008 … Caught at least two passes in all 12 games of the season, including a season and career-high nine in the win over Fresno State (10/8) where he also set career highs in receiving yards (124) and touchdown receptions (three) … Named Nevada’s offensive player of the week following the Fresno State game … Hauled in the first touchdown reception of his career in the season opening win against Cal Poly (9/2) … Nearly posted his second 100-yard receiving game of the season against Wyoming (10/22) when he made eight catches for 97 yards … Posted three consecutive games with 90 yards receiving (Wyoming, New Mexico, San Diego State) … Recorded a season-long reception of 45 yards in the Fresno State game … Letter winner.

SOPHOMORE (2015) - Played in all 13 games with five starts … Caught 27 passes for 232 yards … Ranked third on the team in total receptions … Averaged 8.6 yards per catch and 17.8 yards per game … Set a career-high at the time with six receptions and 53 yards at Wyoming … Caught four passes in back-to-back games against Buffalo and UNLV … Tallied a reception in all but two games on the season … Earned Nevada’s offensive full speed effort award … Letter winner.

FRESHMAN (2014) - Saw action at wide receiver in six games on the season; Boise State, Colorado State, Hawai’i, Air Force, Fresno State and Louisiana … Recorded starts against the Bulldogs and Ragin’ Cajuns in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl … Caught one pass for 22 yards against the Broncos … Caught one pass for 11 yards against the Falcons … Finished with two catches and 33 yards on the season … Letter winner.

HIGH SCHOOL - From Pleasant Grove High School in Elk Grove, Calif. ... Was a second-team all-metro selection as a senior as he caught 35 passes for 775 yards and 13 touchdowns ... Also recorded four interceptions as a defensive back ... As a sophomore and junior, combined for 58 catches for 890 yards and 16 touchdowns and six more interceptions ... Was honorable mention all-metro as a junior.

PERSONAL - Born Wyatt David Demps ... Son of Elizabeth and Chris Demps ... Father played football at Sacramento State and his older brother played basketball at Sacramento State ... Has an uncle and grandfather who played basketball at Oregon ... Majoring in public health ... Enjoys playing video games, lifting weights and paintball ... Was also recruited by Hawaii, Air Force, San Jose State and Sacramento State.

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