The Cincinnati Bengals continue to add to their undrafted free agent class, the latest being UNLV receiver Devonte Boyd.
Boyd is a talented pass-catcher that had a strong start to his college career, but injuries prevented him from reaching his full potential. As a freshman in 2014, Boyd was a Freshman All-American after catching 65 receptions for 980 yards and four scores in 13 games (11 starts).
As a sophomore in 2015, Boyd started 12 contests and grabbed 54 catches for 904 yards and seven touchdowns.
But in 2016, Boyd suffered a broken left arm suffered in a triple-overtime win over Wyoming. Prior to the injury he did grab 45 passes for 746 yards and four touchdowns in 10 starts.
Then in 2017, UNLV’s offense was a mess, especially in the passing game. That led to Boyd making just 34 catches for 612 yards and three scores in 12 starts.
Boyd is hoping to finally show what he’s really made of when he gets his NFL shot with the Bengals.