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Mike Evans
WR #13
Height:
6-5
Weight:
231
Age:
22
College:
Texas A&M
Hometown:
Galveston, TX
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 68 1,051 15.5 56 12 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 TB 15 15 68 1,051 15.5 56T 12 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

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

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Started 15 games on the season; inactive with an injury for one, catching 68 passes for 1,051 yards and 12 touchdowns.
  • Ranked second among rookies and 19th in the NFL in receiving yards (1,051).
  • His 1,051 receiving yards are the ninth-most by a rookie since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger.
  • Tied for first among rookies and tied for fourth in the NFL in receiving touchdowns (12), tied for the third-most touchdowns by a rookie since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger.
  • Ranked second in receiving yards (1,051) by a Buccaneers rookie and tied for the lead in receiving touchdowns in franchise history (12), which also set a new team rookie record.
  • Combined with Vincent Jackson (1,002) to become the first pair of Buccaneers to reach 1,000 receiving yards in the same season. Their 2,053 combined receiving yards are the third-most by a duo in team history.
  • Recorded at least four catches in nine straight games this season (9/7-11/16), the longest streak by a rookie and tied with Keenan McCardell for the third-longest streak in team history.
  • Made NFL and Buccaneers debut in start vs. Carolina (9/7), recording five receptions for 37 yards.
  • Against St. Louis (9/14), caught each of the four receptions where he was targeted, totaling 49 yards.
  • Caught four passes for 52 yards at Atlanta (9/18).
  • Recorded first career touchdown reception at Pittsburgh (9/28), finishing the day with four receptions for 65 yards, including a career-long 40-yard reception.
  • Inactive at New Orleans (10/5) with a groin injury.
  • Finished the day vs. Baltimore (10/12) with four receptions for 55 yards and one touchdown.
  • With touchdowns in consecutive games - at New Orleans (10/5) and vs. Baltimore (10/12) - becomes the first rookie wide receiver to record consecutive-game touchdown receptions since Mike Williams (2010).
  • Recorded four receptions for 78 yards vs. Minnesota (10/26).
  • Started at Cleveland (11/2), recording his first 100-yard receiving game and first-career multi-touchdown game, finishing the day with seven receptions for 124 yards and two touchdowns.
  • First Buccaneers rookie to record 100+ receiving yards in a game since Arrelious Benn in 2010, and the first Buccaneer to record multiple receiving touchdowns since Tiquan Underwood in 2013.
  • First Buccaneers rookie to record 100+ yards and multiple receiving touchdowns in a game since Horace Copeland in 1993.
  • At 21 years and 73 days old, became the youngest player since 1960 to record 100+ yards and 2+ touchdowns in a game.
  • Against Atlanta (11/9), recorded seven receptions for 125 yards and one touchdown, becoming the first Buccaneers rookie in franchise history to post consecutive 100-yard receiving games.
  • At Washington, finished with seven receptions for 209 yards and two touchdowns, posting the third-best receiving 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 game.
  • With his game at Washington (11/16), became the first rookie in NFL history to record three consecutive game with seven receptions, 100 or more yards and one touchdown, as well as becoming the youngest player in NFL history with 200 or more receiving yards.
  • First rookie in the NFL with at least 200 yards and two touchdowns in a game since Anquan Boldin (217 yards in 2003), and his 209 receiving yards are most by a rookie since Justin Blackmon (236 in 2012, overtime contest).
  • Posted three consecutive games with at least 100 yards and a touchdown, joining Antonio Bryant as the only Buccaneers to do so. Is the first Buccaneers rookie to record three consecutive games with a touchdown receptions since Mike Williams in 2010.
  • Caught seven passes in three consecutive contests (11/2-11/16), becoming the first Buccaneer to post three straight games with at least seven receptions since Keyshawn Johnson in 2001.
  • At Chicago, finished with three receptions for 47 yards, including a 19-yard touchdown grab.
  • With four consecutive games with a touchdown reception, matches the franchise record - done five times previously, most recently by Mike Williams.
  • Against Cincinnati (11/30), tied for team-leading four receptions for 49 yards.
  • At Detroit (12/7), finished with four receptions for 45 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Marked his third game with multiple touchdown receptions at Detroit (12/7), the most single-season multiple touchdown reception games in franchise history.
  • At Carolina (12/14), finished with two receptions for 13 yards and one touchdown, marking his ninth touchdown in his past seven games, the most in a seven game span in team history.
  • Led team with four receptions vs. Green Bay (12/21), totaling 49 yards.
  • Against New Orleans (12/28), led the team with five receptions for 54 yards and one touchdown.

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.
  • 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 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.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Started 15 games on the season; inactive with an injury for one, catching 68 passes for 1,051 yards and 12 touchdowns.
  • Ranked second among rookies and 19th in the NFL in receiving yards (1,051).
  • His 1,051 receiving yards are the ninth-most by a rookie since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger.
  • Tied for first among rookies and tied for fourth in the NFL in receiving touchdowns (12), tied for the third-most touchdowns by a rookie since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger.
  • Ranked second in receiving yards (1,051) by a Buccaneers rookie and tied for the lead in receiving touchdowns in franchise history (12), which also set a new team rookie record.
  • Combined with Vincent Jackson (1,002) to become the first pair of Buccaneers to reach 1,000 receiving yards in the same season. Their 2,053 combined receiving yards are the third-most by a duo in team history.
  • Recorded at least four catches in nine straight games this season (9/7-11/16), the longest streak by a rookie and tied with Keenan McCardell for the third-longest streak in team history.
  • Made NFL and Buccaneers debut in start vs. Carolina (9/7), recording five receptions for 37 yards.
  • Against St. Louis (9/14), caught each of the four receptions where he was targeted, totaling 49 yards.
  • Caught four passes for 52 yards at Atlanta (9/18).
  • Recorded first career touchdown reception at Pittsburgh (9/28), finishing the day with four receptions for 65 yards, including a career-long 40-yard reception.
  • Inactive at New Orleans (10/5) with a groin injury.
  • Finished the day vs. Baltimore (10/12) with four receptions for 55 yards and one touchdown.
  • With touchdowns in consecutive games - at New Orleans (10/5) and vs. Baltimore (10/12) - becomes the first rookie wide receiver to record consecutive-game touchdown receptions since Mike Williams (2010).
  • Recorded four receptions for 78 yards vs. Minnesota (10/26).
  • Started at Cleveland (11/2), recording his first 100-yard receiving game and first-career multi-touchdown game, finishing the day with seven receptions for 124 yards and two touchdowns.
  • First Buccaneers rookie to record 100+ receiving yards in a game since Arrelious Benn in 2010, and the first Buccaneer to record multiple receiving touchdowns since Tiquan Underwood in 2013.
  • First Buccaneers rookie to record 100+ yards and multiple receiving touchdowns in a game since Horace Copeland in 1993.
  • At 21 years and 73 days old, became the youngest player since 1960 to record 100+ yards and 2+ touchdowns in a game.
  • Against Atlanta (11/9), recorded seven receptions for 125 yards and one touchdown, becoming the first Buccaneers rookie in franchise history to post consecutive 100-yard receiving games.
  • At Washington, finished with seven receptions for 209 yards and two touchdowns, posting the third-best receiving 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 game.
  • With his game at Washington (11/16), became the first rookie in NFL history to record three consecutive game with seven receptions, 100 or more yards and one touchdown, as well as becoming the youngest player in NFL history with 200 or more receiving yards.
  • First rookie in the NFL with at least 200 yards and two touchdowns in a game since Anquan Boldin (217 yards in 2003), and his 209 receiving yards are most by a rookie since Justin Blackmon (236 in 2012, overtime contest).
  • Posted three consecutive games with at least 100 yards and a touchdown, joining Antonio Bryant as the only Buccaneers to do so. Is the first Buccaneers rookie to record three consecutive games with a touchdown receptions since Mike Williams in 2010.
  • Caught seven passes in three consecutive contests (11/2-11/16), becoming the first Buccaneer to post three straight games with at least seven receptions since Keyshawn Johnson in 2001.
  • At Chicago, finished with three receptions for 47 yards, including a 19-yard touchdown grab.
  • With four consecutive games with a touchdown reception, matches the franchise record - done five times previously, most recently by Mike Williams.
  • Against Cincinnati (11/30), tied for team-leading four receptions for 49 yards.
  • At Detroit (12/7), finished with four receptions for 45 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Marked his third game with multiple touchdown receptions at Detroit (12/7), the most single-season multiple touchdown reception games in franchise history.
  • At Carolina (12/14), finished with two receptions for 13 yards and one touchdown, marking his ninth touchdown in his past seven games, the most in a seven game span in team history.
  • Led team with four receptions vs. Green Bay (12/21), totaling 49 yards.
  • Against New Orleans (12/28), led the team with five receptions for 54 yards and one touchdown.

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.
  • 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 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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