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Josh Evans
S #26
Height:
6-0
Weight:
210
Age:
24
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Irvington, N.J.
Experience:
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 201 146 55 0.0 0 5 0 0 -- 0 0 1 3
2015 JAC 16 12 53 37 16 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2014 JAC 16 14 90 62 28 0.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
2013 JAC 15 11 58 47 11 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 CAR L 9-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 MIA W 23-20 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @NE L 17-51 6 5 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @IND L 13-16 5 2 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
5 @TB L 31-38 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 HOU L 20-31 8 7 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 BUF W 34-31 5 5 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
9 @NYJ L 23-28 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @BAL W 22-20 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 TEN W 19-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 SD L 25-31 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @TEN L 39-42 5 1 4 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 IND W 51-16 4 4 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 ATL L 17-23 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @NO L 27-38 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @HOU L 6-30 7 4 3 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

2013 sixth-round pick played in 15 games with 11 starts as a rookie ... Tallied 54 tackles (43 solo) and one pass defensed ... Added four special teams tackles ... Three-year letterman at Florida ...

PRO: 2013 sixth-round pick played in 15 games with 11 starts as a rookie ... Tallied 54 tackles (43 solo) and one pass defensed ... Added four special teams tackles ... Three-year letterman at Florida ...

2015: 9/13 vs. CAR: Faced nine snaps on special teams in season opener ... 9/20 vs. MIA: Made two tackles (one solo), including one tackle for loss ... 9/27 at N.E.: Started as SS and recorded six tackles (five solo) before exiting the game with a knee injury ... 10/4 at IND: Made five tackles (two solo) and recorded his first career forced fumble ... 10/11 at T.B.: Saw action as a reserve S and on special teams ... 10/18 vs. HOU: Started at FS, making eight tackles (seven solo) ... 10/25 vs. BUF: Saw action at DE and on special teams ... 11/8 at NYJ: Started at FS, making one tackle ... 11/5 at BAL: Started at FS, making four tackles (three solo) ... 11/29 vs. S.D.: Started at FS and made two tackles before exiting the game with a concussion ... 12/6 at TEN: Started at FS and made five tackles (one solo) ... 12/13 vs. IND: Started at FS and made four tackles (four solo), including 1.0 tackle for loss, and one pass defensed ... 12/20 vs. ATL: Started at FS and made two tackles (two solo) ... 12/27 at N.O.: Started at FS and recorded one tackle ...

2014: Ranked third on the team with 90 tackles (62 solo) and tied for the team lead with two fumble recoveries ... Added two passes defensed and two tackles for loss ... Played in all 16 games for the first time in his career and made 14 starts ... 9/7 at PHI: Inserted into the game at SS for injured Johnathan Cyprien in the second quarter. Finished with three tackles (two solo) and
also saw action on special teams ... 9/14 at WAS: Started at SS for Johnathan Cyprien (inactive/concussion) and posted a career-high 14 tackles (eight solo) and one pass defensed ... 9/28 at SD: Started at FS and made six tackles (five solo) ... 10/12 at TEN: Ranked second on the club with seven tackles (six solo) ... 11/2 at CIN: Recorded six tackles (two solo) and one tackle for loss ... 11/9 vs. DAL: Posted five tackles and his first career fumble recovery.
Recovered a Cole Beasley fumble forced by J.T. Thomas in the second quarter ... 12/14 at BAL: Posted eight tackles and recovered a fumble in the second quarter ...

2013: 9/8 vs. KC: Made NFL debut and posted a team-high three special teams tackles ... 9/22 at SEA: Saw extensive action at safety after replacing an injured Dwight Lowery on the game’s opening drive. Finished with a career-high seven tackles (three solo) ... 9/29 vs. IND: Made first career start at FS and totaled five solo tackles and one pass defensed. Added one special teams tackle ... 10/20 vs. SD: Totaled a career-high nine tackles (eight solo) and did not miss a snap ... 11/10 at TEN: Registered five tackles (three solo) on defense and also saw action on special teams ... 12/1 at CLE: Started at FS and finished with two solo tackles. Left in the first half with a shoulder injury, returned to the game briefly and then left and did not return ... 12/5 vs. HOU: Inactive (shoulder) ... 12/22 vs. TEN: Started at FS and totaled six solo tackles ...

COLLEGE: Three-year letterman … Appeared in 47 games, making 24 starts at FS … Career totals include 154 tackles (101 solo), seven tackles for a loss, five INTs, four passes defensed, 3.5 sacks and one fumble recovery … Majored in sociology.

2012: Started all 13 games at FS … Led the team with a career-high 83 tackles (49 solo) … Posted 2.5 sacks, 4.5 tackles for a loss, three INTs and three pass breakups … Helped defense finish fifth in the nation in scoring defense (14.46 points against per game), fifth in total defense (287.46 yards per game) and 17th in pass defense (192.54 yards per game) … Made five or more tackles in 12 of 13 games … Led the team in tackles in four of 13 games … Posted a season-high eight tackles vs. Texas A&M ...

2011: Appeared in all 13 games, making eight starts at FS … Finished fifth on the team with 51 tackles (38 solo) … Recorded five tackles (four solo), one sack and one fumble recovery in the Gator Bowl vs. Ohio State … Posted a career-high 11 tackles at South Carolina ...

2010: Saw action in all 13 games, making three starts … Member of the kickoff return unit … Recorded 14 tackles (10 solo) … Made the third start of his career in the 2011 Outback Bowl vs. Penn State, tallying four tackles … Made his first-career INT at Vanderbilt … Made his first-career start and added two tackles vs. Miami (Ohio) ...

2009: Played in eight games and was a defensive reserve … Recorded six tackles (four solo), including one tackle in the Sugar Bowl win over Cincinnati … Made his first-career tackle vs. Troy … Posted two tackles in the regular season finale vs. Florida State.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Irvington (N.J.) High School … Primarily a QB and FS … Completed 123 of 190 passes for 1,856 yards and 18 TDs and rushed for 1,403 yards and 14 TDs during his career … As a senior, recorded 78 tackles and seven INTs … Named the Star-Ledger Essex County Player of the Year and was a first-team All-State selection … Also lettered in track and helped lead team to the Group III Track co-state championship title while competing in hurdles, relay and high jump.

PERSONAL: Son of James and the late Joycita Evans … Brother, James, played football and was freshman All-America at the University of Buffalo ... Twitter handle is @JAY_E_9.

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