Richard Evans
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Richard Evans

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Duncanville

Last College:
Kentucky

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 253

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
04/13/1981

Experience:
2L


Defensive tackle who figures to be a starter in 2003, replacing the graduated John Turntine... considered one of the Frogs' top pass rushers... very athletic and possesses great skill and quickness... also regarded as a very intelligent player... has made one career start... has made 68 career tackles, including 14 behind the line of scrimmage... owns 6.5 sacks... began his collegiate career at Kentucky.

2002:Saw significant playing time, helping the Frogs to the nation's top defense against the run... recorded 30 tackles (12 solo and 18 assisted), including nine behind the line of scrimmage... credited with five sacks... forced a fumble vs. Houston... credited with a safety at Army when he forced the Black Knights quarterback into an intentional grounding call in the end zone.

2001: Saw action in all 12 games, including one start vs. North Texas... recorded 38 tackles on the season, including 24 solo stops... logged five tackles for loss including 1 1/2 sacks... registered five quarterback hurries... recovered one fumble... top game came vs. Army when he was in on seven stops.

2000: Sat out the season after transferring from the University of Kentucky... one of three players honored as the Most Valuable Player on the 2000 defense scout team at the 2001 Spring Banquet.

1999: Redshirted as a freshman at Kentucky.

High School: Starting defensive tackle at Duncanville, the 5A state champions in 1998... made 104 tackles as a senior, with 26 tackles for loss, 21 quarterback sacks and 18 quarterback hurries... named to the all-district team... team captain and team's defensive lineman of the year... three-year letterman and two-year starter... also all-district as a junior when he totaled 93 tackles, including 18 tackles for loss, 15 sacks, and 13 hurries.

Personal: Full name is Richard Kenyate Evans... born April 13, 1981... is a psychology major at TCU.


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