He may be from the town of Auburn, but he won’t be playing for the Tigers next year.
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Just like Reuben Foster last year, Evans seemed to be a kid destined to play for his hometown SEC team. Both are from Auburn High School. But both ended up with the Crimson Tide in the end.
Evans is rated the No. 15 overall prospect in America by the 247Sports.com composite ranking. He is a 6-foot-3, 220-pound outside linebacker with superior speed and athleticism. He won’t have any problem chasing quarterbacks at the next level and could be an instant contributor for the Crimson Tide.
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Auburn was so sure of its chances to land Evans, it actually put up a full bio of the five-star linebacker. That, of course, was quickly taken down.