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Dane Evans
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Evans in 2015
No. 9 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Position:Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1993-11-19) November 19, 1993 (age 26)
Chickasha, Oklahoma
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:218 lb (99 kg)
Career information
High school:Sanger (TX)
College:Tulsa
Undrafted:2017
Career history
* Philadelphia Eagles ( 2017)*
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:International
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career CFL statistics
Passing completions:110
Passing attempts:173
Passing yards:1,338
TDINT:7–6
Rushing touchdowns:2
Player stats at CFL.ca

Stephen Dane Evans (born November 19, 1993) is an American professional Canadian football quarterback for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football for the Tulsa Golden Hurricane.[1] He has also been a member of the Philadelphia Eagles.

College careerEdit

Evans passed for 3,102 yards as a sophomore in 2014. In 2015, he completed 305 of 485 passes for 4,332 yards and 25 touchdowns and ranked eighth among NCAA Division I FBS quarterbacks in passing yardage.[2] As a senior, he passed for 3,348 yards and 32 touchdowns.

StatisticsEdit

Year Team Passing Rushing
Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD
2013 Tulsa 84 195 43.1 898 4.6 4 10 78.3 24 52 2.2 1
2014 Tulsa 256 462 55.4 3,102 6.7 23 17 120.9 77 58 0.8 3
2015 Tulsa 305 485 62.9 4,332 8.9 25 8 151.6 96 −9 −0.1 2
2016 Tulsa 259 435 59.5 3,348 7.7 32 12 142.9 47 −29 −0.6 4
Career 904 1,577 57.3 11,680 7.4 84 47 131.2 244 72 0.3 10

Source:[3]

Professional careerEdit

Evans was rated the 25th best quarterback in the 2017 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com.[4]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 0 in 210 lb 5.05 s 1.74 s 2.84 s 4.41 s 7.22 s 31 in 9 ft 7 in

Philadelphia Eagles Edit

After going undrafted in the 2017 NFL Draft, Evans signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on June 30, 2017.[5] He was waived on September 1, 2017.[6]

Hamilton Tiger-Cats Edit

On October 3, 2017, Evans was signed to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' practice roster.[7] On November 2, 2017, he was promoted to the active roster.[8] Evans made his first career CFL start on November 3, 2018, throwing for 315 yards in a 30–28 loss against the Montreal Alouettes.[9][10] He finished the season having played in three games, completing 26 of 42 pass attempts for 383 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. On April 9, 2019, Evans signed a contract extension with Hamilton through the 2021 season.[11] Evans came in relief of injured starting quarterback Jeremiah Masoli in Week 7 of the 2019 season and lead the Ti-Cats to victory moving them into first place in the league with a 5–1 record. In the following days it was revealed that Masoli suffered a torn ACL injury and would miss the remainder of the season; thrusting Evans into the starting role.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "University of Tulsa Athletics". http://tulsahurricane.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2718.
  2. "2015 FBS (I-A) College Football Individual Statistics Leaders for Passing – ESPN". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/college-football/statistics/player/_/stat/passing/sort/passingYards/year/2015/group/80.
  3. "Dane Evans". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/dane-evans-1.html. Retrieved July 24, 2017.
  4. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named draft
  5. Patra, Kevin (June 30, 2017). "Philadelphia Eagles waive Dorial Green-Beckham". http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000818096/article/philadelphia-eagles-waive-dorial-greenbeckham.
  6. "Eagles Announce 16 Moves; Trim Roster To 70 Players". September 1, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20180205013104/http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/news/article-1/Eagles-Announce-16-Moves-Trim-Roster-To-70-Players/06a0ac51-011d-447f-bc72-ef2b857b6908.
  7. "TIGER-CATS ADD FIVE PLAYERS TO PRACTICE ROSTER – Hamilton Tiger-Cats". http://ticats.ca/tiger-cats-add-five-players-to-practice-roster/.
  8. "CFL TRANSACTIONS". cfl.ca. https://web.archive.org/web/20171212025710/https://www.cfl.ca/transactions/. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  9. "Alouettes’ Johnny Manziel, Ticats’ Dane Evans unlikely quarterback matchup – The Star". https://www.thestar.com/sports/football/2018/11/02/alouettes-johnny-manziel-ticats-dane-evans-unlikely-quarterback-matchup.html.
  10. "Despite loss, Evans sees upside in first pro start". 4 November 2018. https://www.cfl.ca/2018/11/04/despite-loss-evans-sees-upside-first-pro-start/.
  11. "Ticats extend QB Dane Evans through 2021". 9 April 2019. https://www.cfl.ca/2019/04/09/ticats-extend-qb-dane-evans-2021/.
  12. "Quarterback Index: Dane Evans' time is now" (in en). 2019-07-29. https://www.cfl.ca/2019/07/29/quarterback-index-dane-evans-time-now/.

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