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22  Nico Evans
Nico  Evans

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Loyola

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 206

Position:
Running back

Experience:
1L


04/23/2016

Gold Team Captures Exciting 38-35 Win in Wyoming's Spring Game

Big Plays Featured in High-Scoring Affair

04/13/2016

Senior Leaders Impress Bohl This Spring

Pokes Have Five Practices Remaining

03/17/2016

Spring Football Opens for Wyoming Cowboys on Tuesday, March 22

Cowboys Return 18 Starters, Including 9 on Offense, 8 on Defense and 1 on Special Teams

11/07/2015

Wyoming Loses to Colorado State in 107th Border War

Fast Start by CSU Results in 26-7 Final

04/25/2015

Brown Team Defeats Gold 24-21 in Hard-Fought Spring Game

Game Goes Down to Final Possession

2015:Evans appeared in 10 games for the Cowboys primarily as a running back/ slot receiver and on special teams. He rushed for 56 yards on 14 carries averaging 4.0 yards per carry. He also caught one pass for four yards. On special teams, Evans recorded seven tackles including three in the season finale against UNLV. He had three rushes for 25 yards with a career-high 17 yard rush at Boise State.

2014: Redshirted.

High School: Evans was named to the 2013 Pac-5 Division All-CIF football team as selected by the Football Coaches Association. He was also named the Most Valuable Offensive Back in the Serra League while earning First Team All-Serra League honors his senior season. He rushed for 1,686 yards and 20 touchdowns in 2013, including a long run of 80 yards. One of his best games his senior season saw him rush for 238 yards and three touchdowns against Co-Serra League champion Alemany. Evans was twice named a FOX Sports Prep Zone Game MVP, and was a two-time CalHi Sports State Stat Star of the Week in 2013. He played for head coach Marvin Sanders at Loyola High. Loyola has had an excellent football tradition. One of Loyola's former alumni is 2013 All-America linebacker Anthony Barr of UCLA. Evans was also recruited by Boise State, Fresno State, San Diego State and San Jose State. An outstanding student, he also was offered a scholarship by the University of Pennsylvania of the Ivy League.

Personal: Born on May 31, 1996, he is the son of David and Melonee. His uncle John Hagg played football at UTEP. He is a communications major at UW.

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