2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
Erik Evans redshirted his first season at Nebraska.
Before Nebraska (Waverly)
Erik Evans will join the Nebraska program as a walk-on from Waverly High School, where he was a versatile performer for Coach Mike Johnson. During his career, Evans saw action at tight end, linebacker, safety and quarterback. In his career, Evans rushed for 784 yards and 10 touchdowns, and threw for 761 yards as a quarterback. From his tight end spot he caught 19 passes for 270 yards. On defense, Evans had a total of 180 tackles, including 116 unassisted, with seven interceptions, two fumbles caused and two fumble recoveries. For his efforts, Evans was an honorable-mention all-state selection by both the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star.
Evans is the brother of Nebraska sophomore receiver, Tyler Evans. The younger Evans was born on Jan. 14, 1995, and is the son of Doug and Angie Evans.