Standout basic safety at Oregon was selected within the 6th circular from the NFL Draft with the Colts in 2013. He was using the Broncos in most of his first year year. He performed high school soccer at Napa SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. He was a First-team All-American and First-team All-Pac12 selection his mature year on the School of Oregon. He grew up with two siblings by his parents Dan and Cindy Boyett. He was called a First-team All-American with Johnny Manziel in 2012.