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Josh Evans
Josh Evans
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Josh Evans

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Date of birth
Jun 05, 1991
College
Florida
Height
6-0
Weight
205 Lbs

Bio

Josh Evans is a safety for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played college football at the University of Florida and was drafted in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

EARLY YEARS

Evans was born on June 5, 1991 in Irvington, New Jersey. As a senior at Irvington High School, the Star-Ledger named him the Essex County Player of the Year and a first-team all-state player. Offensively, Evans had 1,856 passing yards and 18 passing TDs to go along with 1,403 rushing yards and 14 rushing TDs. Defensively, he had 78 tackles and seven interceptions.

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

In four years with the Gators, Evans started 24 of the 47 games he played in. His best season came in 2012 as a senior when he recorded 83 tackles, 2.5 sacks, and three interceptions. He had a career-high 12 tackles in a 14-7 win against the University of Missouri. He finished his collegiate career with 154 tackles, seven tackles for a loss, 3.5 sacks, five interceptions, and one fumble recovery.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

Evans was drafted in the sixth round (169th-overall) in the 2013 NFL Draft by the Jaguars.

He finished his rookie season with 58 tackles and one pass deflection in 15 appearances (11 starts). 

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ Houston Texans Houston Texans 23-17 4 2 6 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-18-2014 @ Tennessee Titans Tennessee Titans 21-13 3 1 4 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens 20-12 7 1 8 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
12-7-2014 @ Houston Texans Houston Texans 13-27 4 1 5 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-30-2014 @ New York Giants New York Giants 25-24 7 2 9 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0

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