Kris Boyd (born September 12, 1996) is an American football cornerback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas Longhorns and was selected by the Minnesota Vikings in the seventh round of the 2019 NFL Draft.Kris Boyd played four seasons as a defensive back for the Texas Longhorns. He appeared in 51 games and made 33 starts. Boyd became a starter at cornerback for the Longhorns during his sophomore season, when he started the final eight games of the season and fished sixth on the team with 51 tackles along with an interception, five pass breakups, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries.