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Randall Lemont Evans (born December 26, 1991) is a gridiron football cornerback playing for the Ottawa Redblacks. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft as the 196th overall pick. He played college football at Kansas State.

Randall Evans
No. 2 – Ottawa Redblacks
Position:Cornerback
Personal information
Born: (1991-12-26) December 26, 1991 (age 27)
Miami, Florida
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school:Miami (FL) Palmetto
College:Kansas State
NFL Draft:2015 / Round: 6 / Pick: 196
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:International
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at CFL.ca

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Early yearsEdit

Evans lettered all four years at Miami Palmetto High School and helped the Panthers earn a 9–3 record and a state runner-up finish as a junior. He picked off seven passes and recorded 65 tackles as a junior and came back with five interceptions and 50 tackles as a senior. He participated in the inaugural Miami-Dade/Broward Public vs. Private All-Star Game in January 2010.

Professional careerEdit

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

Evans was selected in the sixth round of the 2015 NFL Draft as the 196th overall pick by the Philadelphia Eagles.[1] On September 4, 2015 Evans was cut in the final preseason cuts. On September 6, 2015, Evans was signed to the Philadelphia Eagles practice squad.[2] On January 2, 2016, Evans was promoted to the active roster after the Eagles placed nose tackle Bennie Logan on injured reserve with a calf injury.[3] On August 28, 2016, Evans was waived by the Eagles.[4]

San Diego ChargersEdit

On December 7, 2016, Evans was signed to the Chargers' practice squad.[5] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Chargers on January 3, 2017.[6] He was waived on September 2, 2017.[7]

PersonalEdit

Evans is the son of Sheldon Evans and Melissa Doctor. He graduated from Kansas State University with two bachelor's degrees; one in sociology with an emphasis in criminology and the other in American ethnic studies.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Frank, Reuben (May 3, 2015). "Eagles take CBs JaCorey Shepherd & Randall Evans in 6th round". CSN Philly. Archived from the original on May 4, 2015. Retrieved May 3, 2015.
  2. ^ "Total Coverage: DB Randall Evans".
  3. ^ "Eagles place Bennie Logan on injured reserve, promote Randall Evans". NJ.com. Retrieved 2016-01-03.
  4. ^ "Eagles Get To 75-Player Roster Limit". PhiladelphiaEagles.com. August 28, 2016.
  5. ^ "Chargers Sign CB Randall Evans To Practice Squad". December 7, 2016.
  6. ^ Henne, Ricky (January 3, 2017). "Chargers Sign Six to Reserve/Future Contracts". Chargers.com.
  7. ^ Henne, Ricky (September 2, 2017). "Los Angeles Chargers Cut Down Roster to 53". Chargers.com.
  8. ^ "Randall Evans Bio" (PDF).

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