Shaquelle Evans

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Shaquelle Evans
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Evans with UCLA in 2012
No. -- – Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-03-07) March 7, 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth: Inglewood, California
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Inglewood (CA)
College: UCLA
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 4 / Pick: 115
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Shaquelle "Shaq" Evans (born March 7, 1991) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at UCLA.

Early years[edit]

Evans was selected and participated in the Hawaii Prep Football Classic.[1] He played in the U.S. Army All-American game.[1] He was selected to SuperPrep All-America team in high school.[1] He was named to the Western 100 by the Tacoma News-Tribune in high school.[1] He was selected to the all-state third team by CalHiSports.com following his senior year in high school.[1]

College career[edit]

Evans originally attended Notre Dame, but decided to transfer to UCLA due to the proximity to home. Evans was on the watchlist for the Fred Biletnikoff Award prior to his senior year.[1] He was an all-conference honorable mention that season, helping the Bruins to a 10 win season.

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

On May 10, 2014, he was drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round, 115 overall of the 2014 NFL Draft. He signed a 4-year, $2.67 million contract on May 15, 2014.[2] Before he could appear in an NFL game, Evans was placed on injured reserve on August 19, 2014 with a shoulder injury.[3]

On September 5, 2015, the Jets waived Evans.

Jacksonville Jaguars[edit]

Evans was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad on September 29, 2015. On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Jaguars.[4] He was signed to the Jaguars' practice squad the next day.[5] He was released on September 13.

New England Patriots[edit]

Evans was signed to the New England Patriots' practice squad on October 12, 2016.[6] On October 20, 2016, the Patriots released Evans from their practice squad.[7]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On January 4, 2017, Evans was signed to the Cowboys' practice squad.[8] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Cowboys on January 16, 2017.[9]

On April 21, 2017, Evans was suspended the first four games of the 2017 season for violating the league’s drug policy.[10] On April 27, 2017, Evans was waived by the Cowboys.

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