Defensive Line
310 lbs.
Haynesville, La.
Interdisciplinary Studies
High School
Haynesville HS

Versatile lineman that can play on either side of the football … Originally signed to play on the defensive line, where he spent eh 2019 season … Shifted to the offensive line due to the lack of depth at center in the spring of 2020 … Moved back to defensive line during the fall where he will likely see playing time at either nose tackle or defensive tackle … Hard worker with a great attitude … Played in four games as a true freshman in 2019. 

Played in four games for the Tigers in 2019 … Registered seven tackles, two each against Northwestern State, Vanderbilt and Utah State. 

Outstanding athlete who doubled as a standout on the track and field team during his prep career … Consensus three-star defensive tackle … A three-year starter for Haynesville High School who played both offensive and defensive tackle throughout his career …  Helped his team reach the Class 1A semifinals in 2018 … Ranked as the No. 19 defensive tackle in Louisiana and No. 45 in the nation by 247Sports … Ranked No. 24 in the state by 247Sports … Notched the 48thdefensive tackle spot by Rivals and ESPN … Also claimed the No. 22 spot by a defensive tackle according to Rivals … Compiled 38 tackles in nine games during his junior season … Built off of his sophomore campaign where he recorded 23 tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack by notching 7.0 tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, recovered three fumbles and forced one fumble in his junior campaign … A two-sport athlete who received an offer from Yale as a shot putter … Won the Louisiana 1A state title in the shot put in both 2018 and 2019 … Threw a personal best of 54-0.1 to claim the 2019 title after heaving a 53-6.25 toss for the 2018 championship … Finished third in discus the 1A state meet in 2019 with a throw of 154-04 … Father is Franklin Evans and mother is the late Deborah Evans … Has two siblings … Cousin of 10-year NFL veteran and Super Bowl Champion Doug Evans and former NFL player Demetric Evans. 

Joseph Evans’ Career Highs
Tackles: 2, 3x (First: vs. Northwestern State, 2019; Last: vs. Utah State, 2019)

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