Jack Swarbrick discusses the announcement that Charlie Weis will not be retained as head coach.
Fighting Irish players meet with media before heading out for first practice of 2009 season
CAREER: Arguably fastest wide receiver on Irish roster ... appeared in six games during freshman season ... totaled 61 yards on seven receptions ... enters fall looking to compete for starting wide receiver position opposite Michael Floyd.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Saw game action in six contests including each of first five games and Washington State ... totaled seven receptions for 61 yards ... grabbed first career reception at Michigan, finishing game with two catches for 15 yards ... recorded one catch for 12 yards against Purdue ... had best day of his season against Washington, finishing contest with four catches for 34 yards, both season highs ... earned 33:15 of playing time and made one special-teams appearance.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Selected to play in U.S. Army All-American game in San Antonio ... ranked 41st-overall player in ESPNU150 and fourth-best wide receiver ... rated 44th-best player nationally and the eighth-best wide receiver in the country by Sporting News ... dubbed the best playmaker in the west by Sporting News ... named to the Western 100 following senior year by Tacoma News Tribune ... ranked as 20th-best overall player according to SI/TAKKLE Top 200 ... rated 36th in the Offense-Defense Top 100 ... rated 127th-overall player according to Scout.com ... ranked 160th in Rivals250 ... named 17th-best overall prospect in California according to Rivals.com's postseason state rankings ... ranked as one of top 100 high school football prospects according to Tom Lemming of CBS College Sports ... rated 39th in Athlon 2009 Consensus 100 ... selected to SuperPrep All-America team as the ninth-rated wide receiver ... named to SuperPrep's Far West 150, ranked as the seventh-overall player and best wide receiver in the area ... lauded as the top wide receiver and sixth overall player in California by Contra Costa Times in 2009 class ... named honorable mention for 2009 Long Beach Post-Telegram's Best in the West team ... placed on all-state third team by CalHiSports.com following senior season ... earned tri-player of the year award in Ocean League as senior ... caught 51 passes for 810 yards and 11 touchdowns as senior following his junior campaign in which he caught 37 passes for 700 yards and six TDs at Inglewood High School ... participated in Hawaii Prep Football Classic, matching all-star team from the U.S. mainland against all-star team from Hawaii, as a member of the mainland team ... played for head coach Charles Mincy at Inglewood High School ... born March 7, 1991 ... son of Kelisha Wright ... enrolled in First Year of Studies.
Evans' Career Statistics