Biography: Two-year starter who finished with 73 tackles/2 interceptions/4 pass breakups as a senior after posting 37 tackles the prior year.
Positives: Hard-hitting safety who displays ability in zone coverage. Keeps the action in front of him, works well with cornerbacks and remains disciplined with assignments. Shows speed getting to the flanks and possesses a solid closing burst. Goes hard and a tough run defender who's also a solid open-field tackler. Gets vertical, adjusts and makes a lot of plays against the ball in coverage.
Negatives: Possesses average ball skills. Lacks top speed for a true center fielder.
Analysis: Evans has displayed steady progress in his game the past two seasons yet lacks the top size/speed numbers for the next level. He offers possibilities as a backup in a zone system and on coverage units as a special teams player.
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