2017 NFL Draft

Josh Evans, FS

School: Florida  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Irvington, NJ
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 207 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
Career Notes
Defensive back who appeared in 47 games (24 starts at safety) and recorded 154 tackles...Also competed with the UF track team during the spring indoor season in 2010.
2012 Season
Started all 13 games at safety...Led the team in tackles on the season with 79, including 2.5 sacks and 4.5 TFL...Tallied five or more tackles in 12 of 13 games...Led the team in tackles four times (Texas A&M, South Carolina, Missouri and Louisiana)...Closed his collegiate career with four tackles and an interception in the Sugar Bowl against Louisville...Had seven tackles against Jacksonville State, including 1.5 TFL...Recorded a career-high 12 tackles against Missouri and had his second interception of the season against the Tigers in the end zone to preserve the Gators' victory...Grabbed his first interception of the season against Georgia...Tallied sacks against LSU and Vanderbilt.
2011 Season
Saw action in all 13 games, making eight starts...Finished the season with 51 tackles, fifth-most on the team... Tallied five tackles, a sack and recovered a fumble in UF's Gator Bowl victory over Ohio State...Made a career-best and team-leading 11 tackles at South Carolina...Registered a TFL at Auburn...Grabbed his second-career interception against Tennessee.
2010 Season
Appeared in all 13 games, starting the first three games of his career...Started on the kickoff return unit all season...Started the third game of his career and season in the 2011 Outback Bowl triumph against Penn State, collecting four tackles...Notched his first-career interception in the road win at Vanderbilt, returning it 36 yards... Registered two tackles against Alabama...Saw time on defense and special teams in the triumph vs. Kentucky, tallying three tackles...Made his second-career start in the win over USF, tallying one tackle...Made his first career start and collected two tackles against Miami University...Graded as a Champion vs. Miami University.
2009 Season
Totaled six tackles, including four solo, as a true freshman playing special teams and backing up at safety...Recorded one tackle in the Sugar Bowl win over Cincinnati...Had two tackles in the regular-season finale vs. FSU...Collected his first career tackle against Troy.
High School
Rushed for 1,403 yards and 14 touchdowns and completed 123 of 190 pass attempts for 1,856 yards and 18 touchdowns in his career at Irvington...Also recorded 78 tackles and seven interceptions on defense during his senior year...Named the Star-Ledger Essex County Player of the Year and a was a first-team all-state selection as a senior...Led his high school track team to the Group 3 Track co-state championship title competing in hurdles, relay and high jump...Chose Florida over Oklahoma, Pittsburgh and Purdue...Coached by Darnell Grant.

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