DeAndre Boykins

  • Pos CB
  • Height 6-0
  • Weight 200

Prospect Info

  • High School Central Cabarrus
  • City Concord, NC
  • Exp 2021 - ...

North Carolina Tar Heels

  • Jersey #16
  • Class SR

As a Prospect


  • Class 2021
  • Committed 3/18/2020
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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 03/20/2020

Brandon Huffman
Brandon Huffman National Recruiting Editor


4-7 Round Day 3

Reminds Us Of

John Johnson Los Angeles Rams

Versatile prospect who can play a number of positions. Defensively, can play up in the box and shoot into the backfield to bring the ball-carrier down. Big hitter but also a sure tackle. Solid in coverage, fluid in drops and moves well laterally. Impressive ball skills, instinctual and gets to the ball quickly. Offensively, when running the ball, runs with patience, waits for his hole then hits it and gets up field. Runs with power and gets yards after contact. Good speed in open field. Projects as multi-year Power 5 starter and third-day NFL draft selection.

H.S. Athletic Background

An early enrollee who is a four-star prospect listed as the nation’s 175th-best player, the No. 6 athlete and No. 10 player in North Carolina in the 247Sports Composite • Ranked as the nation’s 72nd-best player, the No. 3 all-purpose back and the No. 4 player in the state by Rivals • Tabbed the nation’s 230th-best player, the No. 11 safety and the No. 16 player in the state according to ESPN • A member of the ESPN 300 • An SI All-America candidate prior to his senior season • Tallied 877 rushing yards and 18 TDs over his final two prep seasons • Posted 1,704 all-purpose yards over three seasons • Recorded seven INTs • A first-team All-Observer selection as a junior • Posted 48 tackles, a half sack, six TFL and three INTs • Returned two INTs for TDs • Rushed for 603 yards and nine TDs and posted four 100-yard games • Added seven receptions for 74 yards • Tallied 274 rushing yards and nine TDs as a sophomore • Had five tackles, three INTs, and two PBU • Coached by Kenneth McClamrock.

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