• Mike Evans (WR) #13

    Mike Evans
    ADP:Round: 2, Pick: 7
    Team:Tampa Bay
    Ht / Wt:6'5" / 231 lb.
    College:Texas A&M
    Age:23
    Born:August 21, 1993
    Drafted:2014 / Rd. 1 (7)
    Draft Team:TB

    Injury Status - Week 17

    Not on injury report

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    News

    Mike Evans To Play Out Fifth-Year Option

    Monday, February 12, 1:20 PM

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans' agent, Deryk Gilmore, said that he and his client are in no rush to sign an extension. Evans is currently set to play the 2018 season under his $13.2 million fifth-year option, and Gilmore said they aren't negotiating a long-term contract extension with the team right now. Evans is just 24 years of age but has already had over 1,000 yards receiving in each of his first four seasons and is No. 3 all time in the team's record book for most receiving yards. He also holds the team record for most receiving touchdowns in a season with 12, twice. The 24-year-old barely eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark in 2017 and had only five touchdowns in 15 games, but he could be in line for much better production if quarterback Jameis Winston can stay healthy and take a step forward next season. Evans could be in line for a big payday on the open market if he performs well in 2018.

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    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    February 21, 2018

    Mike Evans's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Evans's current ADP is 2.07, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 7th pick of the 2nd round, and 18th selection overall.

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

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    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    96 1,321 12 0 0 0

    Recent drafts with Mike Evans:

    Draft #DateFormatEvans's Draft Pick
    4667310 2/21/2018 Standard 20th
    4667306 2/21/2018 Standard 18th
    4667297 2/21/2018 Standard 20th
    4667268 2/21/2018 Standard 21st
    4667265 2/21/2018 Standard 24th
    4667232 2/21/2018 Standard 19th
    4667185 2/21/2018 Standard 21st
    4667182 2/21/2018 Standard 18th
    4667181 2/21/2018 Standard 19th

    Players drafted after Mike Evans:

    Rob Gronkowski TE NE 2.07
    Christian McCaffrey RB CAR 2.09
    Aaron Rodgers QB GB 2.12
    Mark Ingram RB NO 3.01
    Davante Adams WR GB 3.01
    T.Y. Hilton WR IND 3.02
    Brandin Cooks WR NE 3.03
    Joe Mixon RB CIN 3.03
    Travis Kelce TE KC 3.06
    Adam Thielen WR MIN 3.06
    Carlos Hyde RB SF 3.06
    Jordy Nelson WR GB 3.08
    Doug Baldwin WR SEA 3.08
    Derrick Henry RB TEN 3.09
    Tyreek Hill WR KC 3.10
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    Mike Evans Biography

    Youth

    Mike Evans was born in Galveston, Texas in 1993. He attended Ball High School where he starred on the basketball team and ran track. In his senior year, he started to play football where he had 25 catches for 648 yards and seven touchdowns. This was enough for him to earn District 24-4A honors and the attention of college football recruiters.

    College

    Evans played for the Texas Aggies from 2011-2013. He sat on the bench as a redshirt freshman in 2011. He had a breakout year as a football freshman in 2012 when he had 82 catches for 1,105 yards and five touchdowns. The coaches from the Southeastern Conference (SEC) gave him All-SEC honors after his freshman year performance.

    The 2013 season was even more spectacular as he was named the AT&T ESPN Player of the Week for his 7 catch 279 yard game against Alabama. He followed that game up with an 11 catch 287 yard and four touchdown game against Auburn.

    Evans was named to the First-Team All-Southeastern Conference team and to the First-Team AP-America Team in 2013. He finished his second year of college football with 69 catches for 1,394 yards and 12 touchdowns. Evans announced that he was entering the NFL draft after his second year of college football.

    Mike Evan’s college highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83NnauIVZZI

    NFL Combine

    Evans was invited to attend the 2014 NFL Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana. His combine results were as follows:

    40 Time: 4.53 seconds

    Bench Press (225 lbs.): 12 reps

    Vertical Jump: 37.0 inches

    3 Cone Drill: 7.08 seconds

    20 YD Shuttle: 4.26 seconds

    60 YD Shuttle: 11.58 seconds

     

    Evans received a grade of 6.15. A grade of 6.15 means he was rated as a player who should become an instant starter in the league. The scouts projected him to be a 1st or 2nd round pick.

    NFL Draft

    Evans entered the 2014 draft. This draft was considered to be the deepest wide receiver draft class in many years. He was picked by the Tampa Buccaneers with the seventh overall pick.  Evans joined Vincent Jackson to form the “Dunkaneers” and the “Towers of Terror” since both players are 6’5” and make up one the tallest starting wide receiver pairs in the NFL.

    NFL Career

    Evans signed a rookie contract that gave him an annual salary of $3.65 million for the first four years and an $8.6 million signing bonus. The Buccaneers have an option to extend the rookie contract for a fifth year if they so choose. The fifth salary is determined by the average of the top ten wide receivers pay in 2018.

    Evans opened his NFL career with five catches for 37 yards against the Carolina Panthers in the season opener. He scored his first NFL touchdown in a game against the Pittsburg Steelers in the fourth game of the season. In week nine, he exploded for 124 yards on seven passes. He also scored two touchdowns. Evans got his first 200-yard game on November 16 in a game against the Washington Redskins. He ended the season by catching 68 passes for 1,051 yards and 12 touchdowns.

    Second Season

    Evans started the season with a hamstring injury and didn’t make his first start until the second game. He had a 101-yard receiving game against the Houston Texans in the third week. His best game came against the Washington Redskins when he caught eight passes for 164 yards with a touchdown. He ended the season with 74 catches for 1,206 yards.

    Third Season

    Evans started his third season with 99-yard performance with a touchdown on five catches. He didn’t stop and ended up being only the fourth wide receiver to start his career with 1,000 plus receiving yards in his first three seasons. He also became the first player drafted by the Buccaneers to be selected to the Pro Bowl in 27 years.

    Mike Evan’s Buccaneer’s highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvHvqfbd9OE

    Follow Evans

    You can follow Evans on Twitter and Instagram. His Twitter address is @MikeEvans_ and his Instagram address is @mikeevans.

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