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Ciante Evans - Defensive Back

By NU Athletic Communications

Defensive back Ciante Evans (pronounced SEE-on-tay) is one of five Texans in Nebraska’s 2010 recruiting class, as the Huskers continue to find impressive talent in the Lone Star State. Evans was a standout defender for Coach Carlos Lynn at Juan Seguin High School in Arlington, Texas. As a senior, Evans made 46 tackles, while adding three interceptions and breaking up seven passes to help his team reach the state playoffs. For his efforts, Evans was a first-team all-district pick as a senior, while also being named to the Dallas Morning News’ first-team all-area squad. He was also a second-team Class 4A all-state pick in 2009. Evans also enjoy a standout junior season when he made 28 tackles and had four interceptions to earn first-team all-district honors. Evans is ranked among the top 50 cornerbacks in the nation by both and The Dallas Morning News lists him as the No. 35 overall prospect in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and among the top 70 players in the state of Texas, while SuperPrep and both rank him among the state’s top 100 overall prospects.  Evans is also a standout for the Cougars' basketball team and averaged in double figures as a junior. Evans only visited Nebraska, but had numerous offers including Oklahoma State, Kansas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech and TCU. Evans is the son of Cedric and Tonia Evans and was born on Oct. 14, 1992.


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