HIGH SCHOOL - A four-star recruit according to scout.com and rivals.com … No. 206 recruit on the rivals.com 250 and ranked as the nation’s No. 260 player by scout.com … Selected to play in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl (1.5 sacks) … Rated as the nation’s No. 103-ranked recruit, the No. 7 outside linebacker and the No. 12 recruit in the state of Texas by ESPN.com … A PrepStar All-American and the No. 22 OLB in the nation … Ranked as the nation’s No. 21 outside linebacker and the No. 2 OLB in the Midlands Region, by scout.com … Rated as the No. 18 OLB in the nation and the No. 25 recruit in Texas by rivals.com … SuperPrep’s No. 33-ranked linebacker nationally and the No. 30-rated recruit in Texas … Ranked as the nation’s No. 10 outside linebacker by Tom Lemming … Named Area Defensive Player of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Houston … Coached by James Williams at Marshall HS in Fort Bend, TX during his final two years in high school ... Credited with 62 career quarterback hurries ... Made 76 tackles, 44 for loss and totaled 24 sacks as a senior when team went 13-1 … District 25-4A Defensive Player of the Year ... In 2011, he recorded 70 tackles, 16 sacks, 22 tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery … Named first-team All-District and Defensive Lineman of the Year ... Earned first-team All-District honors as a sophomore and second-team honors as a freshman while at Houston, TX Yates HS.
PERSONAL - Full name: Deon Tavaris Hollins, Jr. ... Born: November 5, 1994 in Houston, TX ... Parents: Deon Hollins, Sr. and NaToya Frederick-Satcherwhite ... Has one brother, Isaiah ... Lists his biggest athletic thrill to date as winning the District championship his senior season ... The NFL's Von Miller is the athlete he admires most ... Hobbies include reading and Sudoku ... Interested in a career in business.