Louks began his college career at the University of Utah where he played running back for the Utes, rushing 60 times for 380 yards (6.3 avg.) and four touchdowns during the 2007-08 seasons. He then transferred to the University of Nevada in 2009 and had to sit out the season. He opened 2010 as the starting safety and moved to wide receiver in 2011. He caught 26 passes for 303 yards and one touchdown during his senior season.