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.