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Chris Evans
Chris Evans

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Prichard, AL

High School:
Blount

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 218

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
10/09/1985

Experience:
3L

Major:
Business (information systems).

SPRING 2008 -- Named the Most Improved Linebacker by the coaching staff following spring drills.

2007 -- Third on team with 64 tackles ... 15 of last 24 tackles were solo stops ... Had one stop and first career interception on the final play of the game in opener against Kansas State ... Totaled 22 tackles over two game stretch (S. Florida/Miss. State), which were the most since Karlos Dansby had 22 over two games in 2002 ... Made most of first career start against South Florida by producing a team-high 14 tackles ... The 14 tackles were the most by an Auburn player since Dansby in 2002 versus Florida ... Led team in tackles for second consecutive game with eight stops against Mississippi State ... Had two tackles and four, respectively, against New Mexico State and Florida ... Second on team with six tackles against Vanderbilt ... Five tackles and a career-high three pass break ups against Arkansas ... The three PBUs were most in a game in 2007 by an Auburn player ... Made seven stops at LSU ... Had three tackles vs. Ole Miss... One tackle and one pass break-up against Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

2006 -- Saw time in seven games, finishing with two tackles against Arkansas State ... Also played against Washington State, Mississippi State, Buffalo, Tulane, Ole Miss and Alabama.

2005 -- Joined Auburn in January ... Saw action in nine games ... Finished with 13 tackles, including seven solo ... Posted four tackles against South Carolina ... Finished with three tackles apiece against Mississippi State and Western Kentucky.

HIGH SCHOOL -- Graduated in 2004 ... High School Coach: Ben Harris ... Four-year starter on defense ... Registered 105 tackles, eight tackles for loss, six sacks, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries as a senior ... Also blocked a field goal and one punt on special teams

PERSONAL -- Born Oct. 9, 1985 ... Played at the same high school that produced former Auburn players Dameyune Craig, Larry Casher and DeMarco McNeil ... Son of Mary and Christopher Jackson ... Majoring in business (information systems).

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