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Mike Evans
WR #13
Height:
6-5
Weight:
231
Age:
24
College:
Texas A&M
Hometown:
Galveston, TX
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
27
YDS
371
AVG
13.7
TDS
3
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 265 3,949 14.9 68 30 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2017 TB 5 5 27 371 13.7 41 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 TB 16 16 96 1,321 13.8 45T 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 TB 15 14 74 1,206 16.3 68 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2014 TB 15 15 68 1,051 15.5 56T 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
2 CHI W 29-7 7 93 13.3 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @MIN L 17-34 7 67 9.6 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 NYG W 25-23 5 67 13.4 31 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 NE L 14-19 5 49 9.8 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @ARI L 33-38 3 95 31.7 41 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Acquired by Bucs:
Selected in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.


Awards & Accolades:
2016 Pro Bowl Selection
2016 AP All-Pro Second-Team Selection
NFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 11, 2014).
2012 PFWA All-Rookie Team Selection.


Career Highlights:
Has started 45-of-46 career games, catching 238 passes for 3,578 yards and 27 touchdowns.
Since entering the NFL in 2014, ranks seventh in receiving yards and tied for third in touchdown receptions.
Tied for the fourth-most touchdown receptions in franchise history (27) and ranks seventh in receiving yards (3,416).
Has recorded 12 100-yard receiving games in his career, tied for the fourth-most in franchise history and the most ever by a Buccaneers player in his first three seasons.
Has six games with multiple touchdown receptions, the most such games in team history.
Topped 1,000 receiving yards in each of his first three seasons, becoming one of only five players in NFL history to post 1,000 or more receiving yards in each of their first three seasons (also Odell Beckham Jr., A.J. Green, John Jefferson and Randy Moss).
Evans is the third player in team history to have at least three consecutive seasons with 1,000 or more receiving yards (also Joey Galloway and Vincent Jackson). Evans is tied with Galloway and Jackson for the most total seasons with 1,000 or more receiving yards.
In his first three seasons, has totaled 3,578 receiving yards, the fifth-most in any players’ first three seasons in NFL history. His 27 touchdown receptions are the 10th-most in a players’ first three seasons.
Owns two of the top 10 receiving seasons in franchise history, ranking third in 2016 (1,256) and eighth in 2015 (1,206).
Has caught at least three passes in 30 consecutive games, the longest streak in team history and the fourth-longest active streak in the NFL.
Finished his rookie season ranking second amongst rookies and 19th in the NFL with 1,051 receiving yards, which also marked the ninth-most receiving yards by a rookie since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger.
With 12 touchdown receptions as a rookie, tied for first among rookies and tied for fourth in the NFL in receiving touchdowns, while setting a new franchise rookie record.
Recorded at least four receptions in nine consecutive games in 2014, the longest streak by a rookie and tied with Keenan McCardell for the third-longest streak in team history.
Had a record-setting day at Washington (11/16/2014), finishing with seven receptions for 209 yards and two touchdowns, posting the third-best yardage total in franchise history and joining Antonio Bryant as the only other player in team history with at least 200 yards and two touchdowns in a single game, while becoming the first rookie in the NFL with at least 200 yards and two touchdowns since Anquan Boldin (217 yards in 2003).
Made NFL debut in start vs. Carolina on 9/7/2014.


2016 Highlights:
Tied for second in the NFL in touchdown receptions (12), while recording the fourth-most receiving yards (1,321) and the sixth-most receptions (96).
Finished the year with 96 catches for 1,321 yards and 12 touchdowns.
His 12 touchdown receptions are tied for the most in a single season in team history, his 96 receptions rank second in a single season in team history and his 1,321 receiving yards are the third-most in a season in team history.
Caught five passes for 99 yards and one touchdown at Atlanta (9/11).
Caught six passes for 70 yards and one touchdown at Arizona (9/18).
Caught a career-high 10 passes for 132 yards and one touchdown against Los Angeles (9/25).
First player in team history to catch a touchdown pass in each of the first three games of the season.
Against Denver (10/2), caught five passes for 59 yards.
Caught a team-high six passes for 89 yards and one touchdown at Carolina (10/10).
At San Francisco (10/23), led the team with eight catches for 96 yards and two touchdowns.
Caught four passes for 50 yards against Oakland (10/30), along with a two-point conversion to give Tampa Bay a 24-17 lead in the fourth quarter.
Against Atlanta on Thursday Night Football (11/3), had a career-high 11 catches for 150 yards and two touchdowns. His 11 receptions are tied for the fifth-most in a single game in team history.
Evans now has five games with multiple touchdown receptions, tied for the most such games in franchise history.
Caught four passes for 66 yards against Chicago (11/13).
At Kansas City (11/2), notched his third 100-yard receiving game of the season, catching six passes for 105 yards (17.5 avg.).
Had eight receptions for 104 yards and two touchdowns against Seattle (11/27).
Evans now has six games with multiple touchdown receptions, the most such games in franchise history.
Caught three passes for 38 yards and caught a two point conversion in a win at San Diego (12/4).
His two two-point conversions are tied for the most in a single season in team history.
In a win over New Orleans (12/11), caught four passes for 42 yards.
Caught four passes for 59 yards at Dallas on Sunday Night Football (12/18).
Led the team in receptions (seven) and receiving yards (97) at New Orleans (12/24), along with a touchdown.
Caught a touchdown with 3:13 remaining against Carolina (1/1/17), which proved to be the difference in a 17-16 victory. Finished the game with five catches for 65 yards.


College:
Started all 26 games in his collegiate career, finishing with 151 receptions for 2,499 yards and 17 touchdowns.
Registered eight career 100-yard receiving games.
Owns the two highest single-game receiving marks in school history 287 yards vs. Auburn (10/19/13) and 279 yards vs. Alabama (9/14/13).
One of only three players in SEC history to average at least 90 receiving yards per game for their career (Jabar Gaffney, Florida; Josh Reed, LSU).
Ranks fourth in receiving yards (2,499), fifth in receptions (151) and fifth in touchdown receptions (17) in Texas A&M history, despite playing only two seasons.
As a redshirt sophomore (2013), played in all 13 games, setting a school record with 1,394 receiving yards on 69 catches. Also tied a school-record with 12 receiving touchdowns, which led the SEC and were the 10th-most in the nation.
Earned first-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report and the Associated Press.
A unanimous first-team All-SEC selection
A finalist for the Biletnikoff Award (nation’s top receiver), and a semifinalist for the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award.
Had an average of 20.2 yards per catch, the highest in that nation for any college player with at least 45 receptions.
Grabbed 17 receptions of at least 30 yards, the most in the country.
Notched five 100-yard performances on the year.
Caught seven passes for a then-career-high 279 yards against Alabama, including a career-long 95-yard touchdown. His 279 receiving yards were the most ever allowed against the Crimson Tide.
Had a career day against Auburn, catching 11 passes for 287 yards and four touchdowns. His four receiving touchdowns are tied for the second-most in a single game in school history.
As a redshirt freshman (2012), started all 13 games, catching 82 passes, the second-most in school history and the most ever by a freshman. Gained 1,105 yards, then the third-highest mark in school history, adding five receiving touchdowns.
Posted three 100-yard receiving games on the season.
Redshirted in 2011.
Majored in sports management.


Personal:
Attended Ball High School (Galveston, Texas).
Lettered in football as a senior, his lone season.
Earned second-team District 24-4A honors after catching 25 passes for 648 yards and seven touchdowns.
Added two interceptions on defense.
Prep Star All-Region grid choice.
A standout basketball player, averaging 18.3 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists as a senior.
An avid Harry Potter fan.
Married to the former Ashli Dotson,
Has two daughters, Mackenzie and Ariah.
Born Michael Lynn Evans on August 21, 1993 in Galveston, Texas.


Community:
Sponsors “Evans’ End Zone Club” Front Row Fans section to provide a special gameday experience to local charities who would otherwise not have a chance to attend Buccaneers home games.
In December 2015, provided holiday gifts to children of a local family whose parents were tragically killed in a car accident.
In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.
In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.
In September 2014, along with UnitedHealthcare employees and teammates, helped construct 35 Learning Garden boxes/kits to be delivered to schools around Tampa Bay.
In June 2014, visited MacDill Air Force Base to greet service members and learn about U.S. military operations headquartered in Tampa.

Acquired by Bucs:
Selected in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.


Awards & Accolades:
2016 Pro Bowl Selection
2016 AP All-Pro Second-Team Selection
NFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 11, 2014).
2012 PFWA All-Rookie Team Selection.


Career Highlights:
Has started 45-of-46 career games, catching 238 passes for 3,578 yards and 27 touchdowns.
Since entering the NFL in 2014, ranks seventh in receiving yards and tied for third in touchdown receptions.
Tied for the fourth-most touchdown receptions in franchise history (27) and ranks seventh in receiving yards (3,416).
Has recorded 12 100-yard receiving games in his career, tied for the fourth-most in franchise history and the most ever by a Buccaneers player in his first three seasons.
Has six games with multiple touchdown receptions, the most such games in team history.
Topped 1,000 receiving yards in each of his first three seasons, becoming one of only five players in NFL history to post 1,000 or more receiving yards in each of their first three seasons (also Odell Beckham Jr., A.J. Green, John Jefferson and Randy Moss).
Evans is the third player in team history to have at least three consecutive seasons with 1,000 or more receiving yards (also Joey Galloway and Vincent Jackson). Evans is tied with Galloway and Jackson for the most total seasons with 1,000 or more receiving yards.
In his first three seasons, has totaled 3,578 receiving yards, the fifth-most in any players’ first three seasons in NFL history. His 27 touchdown receptions are the 10th-most in a players’ first three seasons.
Owns two of the top 10 receiving seasons in franchise history, ranking third in 2016 (1,256) and eighth in 2015 (1,206).
Has caught at least three passes in 30 consecutive games, the longest streak in team history and the fourth-longest active streak in the NFL.
Finished his rookie season ranking second amongst rookies and 19th in the NFL with 1,051 receiving yards, which also marked the ninth-most receiving yards by a rookie since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger.
With 12 touchdown receptions as a rookie, tied for first among rookies and tied for fourth in the NFL in receiving touchdowns, while setting a new franchise rookie record.
Recorded at least four receptions in nine consecutive games in 2014, the longest streak by a rookie and tied with Keenan McCardell for the third-longest streak in team history.
Had a record-setting day at Washington (11/16/2014), finishing with seven receptions for 209 yards and two touchdowns, posting the third-best yardage total in franchise history and joining Antonio Bryant as the only other player in team history with at least 200 yards and two touchdowns in a single game, while becoming the first rookie in the NFL with at least 200 yards and two touchdowns since Anquan Boldin (217 yards in 2003).
Made NFL debut in start vs. Carolina on 9/7/2014.


2016 Highlights:
Tied for second in the NFL in touchdown receptions (12), while recording the fourth-most receiving yards (1,321) and the sixth-most receptions (96).
Finished the year with 96 catches for 1,321 yards and 12 touchdowns.
His 12 touchdown receptions are tied for the most in a single season in team history, his 96 receptions rank second in a single season in team history and his 1,321 receiving yards are the third-most in a season in team history.
Caught five passes for 99 yards and one touchdown at Atlanta (9/11).
Caught six passes for 70 yards and one touchdown at Arizona (9/18).
Caught a career-high 10 passes for 132 yards and one touchdown against Los Angeles (9/25).
First player in team history to catch a touchdown pass in each of the first three games of the season.
Against Denver (10/2), caught five passes for 59 yards.
Caught a team-high six passes for 89 yards and one touchdown at Carolina (10/10).
At San Francisco (10/23), led the team with eight catches for 96 yards and two touchdowns.
Caught four passes for 50 yards against Oakland (10/30), along with a two-point conversion to give Tampa Bay a 24-17 lead in the fourth quarter.
Against Atlanta on Thursday Night Football (11/3), had a career-high 11 catches for 150 yards and two touchdowns. His 11 receptions are tied for the fifth-most in a single game in team history.
Evans now has five games with multiple touchdown receptions, tied for the most such games in franchise history.
Caught four passes for 66 yards against Chicago (11/13).
At Kansas City (11/2), notched his third 100-yard receiving game of the season, catching six passes for 105 yards (17.5 avg.).
Had eight receptions for 104 yards and two touchdowns against Seattle (11/27).
Evans now has six games with multiple touchdown receptions, the most such games in franchise history.
Caught three passes for 38 yards and caught a two point conversion in a win at San Diego (12/4).
His two two-point conversions are tied for the most in a single season in team history.
In a win over New Orleans (12/11), caught four passes for 42 yards.
Caught four passes for 59 yards at Dallas on Sunday Night Football (12/18).
Led the team in receptions (seven) and receiving yards (97) at New Orleans (12/24), along with a touchdown.
Caught a touchdown with 3:13 remaining against Carolina (1/1/17), which proved to be the difference in a 17-16 victory. Finished the game with five catches for 65 yards.


College:
Started all 26 games in his collegiate career, finishing with 151 receptions for 2,499 yards and 17 touchdowns.
Registered eight career 100-yard receiving games.
Owns the two highest single-game receiving marks in school history 287 yards vs. Auburn (10/19/13) and 279 yards vs. Alabama (9/14/13).
One of only three players in SEC history to average at least 90 receiving yards per game for their career (Jabar Gaffney, Florida; Josh Reed, LSU).
Ranks fourth in receiving yards (2,499), fifth in receptions (151) and fifth in touchdown receptions (17) in Texas A&M history, despite playing only two seasons.
As a redshirt sophomore (2013), played in all 13 games, setting a school record with 1,394 receiving yards on 69 catches. Also tied a school-record with 12 receiving touchdowns, which led the SEC and were the 10th-most in the nation.
Earned first-team All-American honors from The NFL Draft Report and the Associated Press.
A unanimous first-team All-SEC selection
A finalist for the Biletnikoff Award (nation’s top receiver), and a semifinalist for the Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award.
Had an average of 20.2 yards per catch, the highest in that nation for any college player with at least 45 receptions.
Grabbed 17 receptions of at least 30 yards, the most in the country.
Notched five 100-yard performances on the year.
Caught seven passes for a then-career-high 279 yards against Alabama, including a career-long 95-yard touchdown. His 279 receiving yards were the most ever allowed against the Crimson Tide.
Had a career day against Auburn, catching 11 passes for 287 yards and four touchdowns. His four receiving touchdowns are tied for the second-most in a single game in school history.
As a redshirt freshman (2012), started all 13 games, catching 82 passes, the second-most in school history and the most ever by a freshman. Gained 1,105 yards, then the third-highest mark in school history, adding five receiving touchdowns.
Posted three 100-yard receiving games on the season.
Redshirted in 2011.
Majored in sports management.


Personal:
Attended Ball High School (Galveston, Texas).
Lettered in football as a senior, his lone season.
Earned second-team District 24-4A honors after catching 25 passes for 648 yards and seven touchdowns.
Added two interceptions on defense.
Prep Star All-Region grid choice.
A standout basketball player, averaging 18.3 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.2 assists as a senior.
An avid Harry Potter fan.
Married to the former Ashli Dotson,
Has two daughters, Mackenzie and Ariah.
Born Michael Lynn Evans on August 21, 1993 in Galveston, Texas.


Community:
Sponsors “Evans’ End Zone Club” Front Row Fans section to provide a special gameday experience to local charities who would otherwise not have a chance to attend Buccaneers home games.
In December 2015, provided holiday gifts to children of a local family whose parents were tragically killed in a car accident.
In December 2014, visited patients battling illness during the holidays at All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg.
In November 2014, congratulated students at Pinellas Park Middle School for winning the Fuel Up to PLAY 60 “Defend Your Turf Challenge” and led students in fitness drills.
In September 2014, participated in a Buccaneers Academy ribbon-cutting ceremony and helped build an outdoor class at Sheehy Elementary in Tampa.
In September 2014, along with UnitedHealthcare employees and teammates, helped construct 35 Learning Garden boxes/kits to be delivered to schools around Tampa Bay.
In June 2014, visited MacDill Air Force Base to greet service members and learn about U.S. military operations headquartered in Tampa.

 

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