Four-star JUCO DE strongly considering UofL

DeQuin Evans, a four-star prospect from Los Angeles (CA) Harbor College, has already made two official visits. The 6'3, 275-pound defensive end will make at least two more visits this month, including one to Louisville, before making his decision.

DeQuin Evans, who recorded 58 tackles, 8 sacks, 22 tackles for loss and recovered a fumble as a sophomore, will visit Oregon this weekend. He'll follow that with a trip to Louisville the following weekend and is also probably to going to visit Nevada later this month.

"I'm taking a trip to Louisville Jan. 17," Evans said. "Louisville came out to spring ball and watched me practice a little bit and Coach Delgado checked me out and came to my house and sat down with me and my mother. He let me know that they need a defensive end. I know some about their defense (but) I'm going to learn more about their schemes on my trip."

Evans made official visits to Kansas and Kentucky in December.

"I'm considering all the schools that are tripping me right now," Evans said. "I'm not putting one in front of another. I'm still trying to put everything together. I haven't picked a school or settled on one yet. Right before signing day me and my family will get together and help me decide which college is best for me."

Evans was impressed with the Jayhawks facilities and fans on his visit.

"Kansas is a great school," Evans said. "What I like about Kansas is that all their facilities are new and they just won the Orange Bowl and the national championship in basketball. They have a great fan base up there and KU football is important to the fans."

He also enjoyed his trip to the Bluegrass state.

"Kentucky is the same way," said Evans. "I went to the basketball game there and all the fans knew who I was. Fan base is important to me and that lets me know that fans care about all the hard work we put in every day. They have great facilities and the academic department was great. I really liked it there and the SEC plays great football. Florida was always a school I wanted to play growing up as a kid."

Oregon, where he'll visit this week, is the only west coast program on his current list.

"One thing that I really like about Oregon is their quarter semester (system)," Evans said. "Since I'm graduating next month I'd be able to do spring ball there. I like them because my family is all Pac-10 and USC fans and I'd get to play USC, UCLA, Cal-Berkley, Arizona and Arizona State. That would be great for my mother to be able to come to those games and get to experience that."

Evans admits the fact that he could enroll at Oregon next month after graduating from Harbor College gives the Ducks an edge.

"It's not a huge factor but that gives them a little advantage over the other schools," Evans said. "I'd like to get to a college this spring so I can compete for a (position). Oregon is the only quarter system team on my list."

An athletic and physical defensive lineman, Evans runs the 40-yard dash in 4.6-seconds.

"Coaches tell me I'm a fierce pass rusher with a non-stop motor," Evans said. "Any defense that runs a 4-3 I'll be a perfect fit."

Evans said he'll weigh all of his options before he makes a decision.

"I'm planning to make all my visits before I make a decision," Evans said. I'm not picking my school until a couple of days before signing day. I'll have my mind made up after all my trips."


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