2008: Appeared in seven games as a freshman ... Caught two passes for eight yards ... Had one reception against Holy Cross and one catch against Marist ... Saw most of his action on special teams.
High School: Played two years of basketball and football at JJ Pearce High School... Captained his football team as a senior ... In 2007, named an All-District 10-4A and was an All-City 10-4A selection and Special Teams Player of the Year ... Coached by Randy Robertson.
Personal: Son of Leon and Carolene Hughes ... Born on April 19, 1990 ... Has an older sister, Shalonda, who graduated from the University of Texas-Arlington, a younger brother, Dalyn, and an older brother TK Hughes, who attended Tyler Junior College ... Member of the National Honors Society ... Plans to major in human science.