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Jordan Evans
LB #50
Height:
6-2
Weight:
233
Age:
22
College:
Oklahoma
Experience:
R

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
2
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 2 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2017 CIN 4 0 2 1 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 BAL L 0-20 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 HOU L 9-13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @GB L 24-27 1 0 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @CLE W 31-7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 BUF W 20-16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

The first of two Bengals sixth-round selections adds speed, coverage skills and playmaking ability to LB corps ... Played in 45 games, with 36 starts, in four productive years at Oklahoma ... Totaled 286 career tackles, including 22 for losses, with 3.5 sacks, five INTs, four FFs and three FRs ... Tied for second in school history among LBs with 16 career pass breakups ... Team captain and noted leader of Sooners’ defense as a senior ... Ran 4.51 40-yard dash and had a 38.5-inch vertical leap at Oklahoma’s pro day.

The first of two Bengals sixth-round selections adds speed, coverage skills and playmaking ability to LB corps ... Played in 45 games, with 36 starts, in four productive years at Oklahoma ... Totaled 286 career tackles, including 22 for losses, with 3.5 sacks, five INTs, four FFs and three FRs ... Tied for second in school history among LBs with 16 career pass breakups ... Team captain and noted leader of Sooners’ defense as a senior ... Ran 4.51 40-yard dash and had a 38.5-inch vertical leap at Oklahoma’s pro day.

 

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in sixth round of 2017 NFL Draft (193rd overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-15-17.

 

     College highlights: Career totals of 286 tackles, including 22 for losses, with 3.5 sacks, five INTs, four FFs and three FRs. 2016—One of four team captains ... Started all 13 games ... First-team all-Big 12 (coaches and AP) ... Totaled 98 tackles, including 10 for losses, with 2.5 sacks, one FF, one FR and eight pass breakups ... Also had team-leading four INTs, including two returned for TDs ... Forced a fumble and returned an INT 80 yards for a TD in win at West Virginia ... Team-high nine tackles in win vs. Baylor, and became first Sooner ever to record two sacks and two INTs in a game ... Recorded 10 tackles and a 33-yard INT return for a TD in win vs. Kansas. 2015—Played in 11 games, with 10 starts at inside linebacker ... Missed two games due to calf injury ... Named by coaches to All-Big 12 Second Team ... Totaled 83 tackles, including five for losses, with a sack, FF, FR and four pass breakups ... Led team with nine tackles, including one for a loss, and forced a fumble in win at Baylor ... Recorded 11 tackles vs. Texas ... In win vs. West Virginia, returned a fumble 41 yards for a TD, tallied two tackles for losses, with one sack, and added nine tackles. 2014—Started all 13 games at inside linebacker ... Totaled 93 tackles, including nine for losses, with an INT, FR, two forced fumbles and three pass breakups ... Recorded team-high nine tackles, including one for a loss, vs. Oklahoma State ... Recovered a fumble, broke up two passes and made four tackles in win at Iowa State ... Had career-high 14 tackles in win vs. Texas ... Notched 10 tackles and first career INT in at Texas Christian ... Made first career start in win vs. Louisiana Tech and recorded two tackles and a forced fumble. 2013—Played in eight games and totaled 12 tackles and one pass breakup.

 

     High school: Attended Norman North High School in Norman, Okla. ... Totaled 94 tackles, nine sacks, two FFs and a FR as a senior ... As a junior, had 87 tackles, two sacks, three INTs and a FF ... Excelled as a return specialist, with four career kickoff-return TDs and two punt-return TDs.

 

     Personal: Hometown is Norman, Okla. ... Majored in Arts and Sciences Planned Program at Oklahoma ... Named First-Team Academic All-Big 12 in 2014 and received second-team honors in ’15 ... Father, Scott, was three-time all-conference defensive tackle at Oklahoma (1988-90) ... Scott Evans also grew up in Cincinnati before moving to Oklahoma in middle school.

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  • Evans on performance vs IND

    Posted Aug 31, 2017

    Rookie LB Jordan Evans speaks with the media in the locker room following the Bengals preseason game against the Colts.

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