Byron Hout, a four-year letterwinner for the Broncos from 2008-11, is entering his first season as a defensive graduate assistant with the Boise State football team, and will assist with linebackers.
Hout served as a defensive graduate assistant at Washington State in 2012.
Hout started for the Broncos at linebacker in 2010 and 2011, earning honorable mention All-Mountain West honors as a senior after leading the team in tackles with 69 (32 solo). He was named second-team All-Western Athletic Conference following his junior season, despite missing the final four games with a foot injury.
He was a reserve defensive end his first two seasons, before moving into a starting role at linebacker.
Originally from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho (Lake City HS), Hout completed his Bronco career with 157 tackles, 20.5 tackles-for-loss and seven sacks.
He earned a bachelor's degree in communication from Boise State in May of 2012.