In his career at Irvington, Evans rushed for 1,403 yards and 14 touchdowns and completed 123 of 190 pass attempts for 1,856 yards and 18 touchdowns. In his senior year, he recorded 78 tackles and seven interceptions, which helped him get named the Star-Ledger Essex County Player of the Year and first-team all-state. Evans also led his high school track team to the Group 3 Track co-state championship title competing in hurdles, relay and high jump. He ultimately chose Florida over Oklahoma, Pittsburgh and Purdue.
Evans spent 2009 as a backup and special teams player, which he totaled six tackles. In 2010, Evans played in 13 games, and earned three starts. He had 14 tackles and one interception on the year. The following season, Evans played in all 13 games, and saw eight starts. On the season, he registered 51 tackles and one interception. In his senior year, Evans started in all 13 games, and led the team with79 tackles, 4.5 of which were for loss. He also recorded 2.5 sacks, three interceptions, and three passes defended.
Future Hall of Famer
A once-in-a-generation type prospect who could change how his position is played
An impact player with the ability/intangibles to become a Pro Bowl player. Expect to start immediately except in a unique situation (i.e. behind a veteran starter).
A quality player who will contribute to the team early on and is expected to develop into a starter. A reliable player who brings value to the position.
A prospect with the ability to make team as a backup/role player. Needs to be a special teams contributor at applicable positions. Players in the high range of this category might have long-term potential.
A player with solid measurables, intangibles, college achievements, or a developing skill that warrants an opportunity in an NFL camp. In the right situation, he could earn a place on a 53-man roster, but most likely will be a practice squad player or a camp body.