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.
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).
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