RECRUITING: Penn State verbal will still visit OU

Georgia running back says he still plans on visiting Norman


Evans is not a secret down South where he has started since his freshman year at Harrison High School. Evans is coming off an outstanding junior year where finished with 1,350 yards and 15 touchdowns while averaging 10.5 yards per carry. Thus far this season Harrison is off to a 3-0 start and is again the main man, rushing for 320 yards and a total of 580 all-purpose yards. Evans is also lining up a flanker in the slot and he also returns kickoffs.

Evans doesn't get many chances to return kicks as he is averaging 40 yards per return. Despite being a workhorse on offense, Evans also starts at cornerback and thus far he has two interceptions to show for his efforts.

Evans can bench 275 pounds, squats 400 and he has a 36-inch vertical jump. Evans runs the 100M (10. , 200M (22.0) and he anchors the 4X100 and the open 400M relay.

To set the record straight Evans is a commitment to Penn State, where he officially visited last weekend. However, he is still going to take visits and is actually a soft commitment to Penn State.

"I just want to make sure that I am going to the right place and that is why I still want to take some visits," said Evans. "I am pretty sure I am going to Penn State, but I am going to visit Oklahoma, Stanford and Texas A&M. All three of those schools have offered me at this time."

"Penn State just seemed to be more of a home fit for me and I loved the coaches there. It just seemed to be the right school at the right time. At Oklahoma they have always had a great history of running backs and they have sent several to the pros. Oklahoma is one of the best programs in the country and they are doing great right now. I haven't set a date with the other schools yet, but I will soon."

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