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Prospect Primer: CB Kris Boyd

CB Kris Boyd
CB Kris Boyd

Name: Kris Boyd

Position: CB

Ht.-Wt.: 5-11, 201

School: Texas

Key stat: Made 191 tackles with four interceptions, 40 passes defensed and four forced fumbles in 51 games (33 starts). 

Honors: Named first-team All-Big 12 and a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award for the nation’s top defensive back after recording 67 tackles, a team-high 16 pass breakups and one interception in 2018.

More: Lost his father at any early age. He and his brother, Demarco, were raised by their grandmother before she died after the two got to high school. Demarco currently plays linebacker at Texas, while cousins, Curtis Brown (Texas) and Bobby Taylor (Notre Dame), were also standout collegiate DBs. Taylor went on to play 10 years in the NFL, earning a Pro Bowl appearance with Philadelphia in 2002.

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