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Jonathan Evans
Jonathan Evans

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Prichard, Ala.

High School:
Mattie T. Bount

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 231

Position:
LB

Major:
Public Administration

2012 -- Did not fully participate in spring drills recovering from injury

2011 -- Appeared in 10 games with nine starts ... Ninth on team with 40 tackles... Led the team with a career-best 14 tackles in season opener against Utah State, the most by an Auburn player since Mike McNeil recorded 14 in the BCS National Championship Game against Oregon (1/10/11) ... Tallied one tackle against Mississippi State ... Did not play against Clemson or FAU due to injury ... Returned against South Carolina and tallied one tackle after making the start ... Four tackles at Arkansas ... Recorded three tackles and one TFL in win over Florida ... Three tackles at LSU ....Tallied three tackles in win over Ole Miss ... Six stops in Georgia loss ... Three tackles against Alabama and two in bowl win against Virginia.

2010 -- Appeared in 13 games with one start and totaled 27 tackles ... second on team with 11 special teams tackles ... In season opener vs. Arkansas State, totaled four tackles with a pair of solo stops ... Totaled one tackle in SEC opener at Mississippi State ... Four tackles against ULM ... Against Kentucky, totaled three tackles with a pair of solo stops ... Registered four tackles with three solo stops vs. Arkansas ... Against LSU, had half a TFL to go with three tackles ... Against Ole Miss, started first game of season and totaled season high of five tackles, three solo, with half a TFL ... Played vs. UTC but did not have a tackle ... Against Georgia, totaled a pair of solo tackles ... Played vs. Alabama but did not have a tackle ... Part of AU defense that held Alabama to 67 yards total offense in second half ... Had one tackle in win over South Carolina in SEC Championship Game ... Played but did not have a tackle vs. Oregon in BCS National Championship Game.

2009 -- Appeared in 13 games with one start ... Totaled 28 tackles with 21 solo ... Had at least one tackle in 11 of 13 games ... Recorded one assisted tackle in first collegiate action vs. Louisiana Tech ... Also had one tackle in SEC opener vs. Mississippi State ... Against Ball State, totaled two solo tackles ... Had a pair of solo stops in win over Tennessee ... Totaled two tackles, both solo, against Arkansas ... Had one tackle vs. Kentucky and against LSU ... Recorded one solo tackle vs. Ole Miss ... Against Furman, finished with season-high five tackles, all solo ... Against Georgia, had half a TFL (first of career) to go with four total tackles ... Earned first career start vs. Alabama and posted a career-best eight tackles, all solo stops ... Played but did not register a tackle vs. Northwestern in Outback Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Kelvin Sigler ... Had 93 total tackles (50 solos and 43 assists), two sacks, 12 tackles for a loss, three forced fumbles and one pass breakup as a senior ... Offensively, carried the ball 16 times for 110 yards and three touchdowns during his senior season ... Honorable mention All-State by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as a junior ... Ranked as the nation's No. 31 weakside linebacker by Scout.com ... Ranked 42nd nationally among outside linebackers and 20th on the Alabama Postseason Top 40 by Rivals.com ... Listed as the nation's No. 52 outside linebacker by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. ... Ranked No. 16 on the Birmingham News' Super Seniors list ... Listed as the No. 18 prospect from Alabama by SuperPrep ... Named to PrepStar's All-Southeast Region team.

PERSONAL -- Born Nov. 29, 1989 ... Son of Mary Evans ... Brother of former Tiger linebacker Chris Evans (2005-08) ... Major: Public Administration.