Meet Ian Evans
This is part of a series of 2010 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 3. All answers are provided by the featured player.
Name: Ian Evans
Birthdate: Jan. 31, 1992
Hometown: Atco, N.J.
Position: Defensive end
High School: Hammonton (N.J.) High School
Senior statistics: 52 tackles, 17 sacks, seven quarterback hurries, two forced fumbles. 17 receptions for 360 yards and three touchdowns.
Rankings: Rivals.com -- Three stars, No. 25 player in New Jersey. Scout.com -- Two stars, No. 127 defensive end. ESPN.com -- Three stars, No. 36 outside linebacker, 78 rating.
Bench max: 300
Other schools considered: Temple, Rutgers
Favorite NFL player: Chad Ochocinco
Favorite NFL team: Cincinnati Bengals
Favorite music: Kanye West, Incubus
Favorite book: “The Stranger” by Albert Camus
Favorite movie: “Forrest Gump”
Favorite TV show: “Two and a Half Men”
Favorite food: Macaroni and cheese
Favorite high school class: History
Favorite thing about College Park: “The campus.”
Other high school sports: Baseball
Hobbies: “I lift a lot, video games, hanging out with friends.”
Intended major: Criminal Justice
Something that not many people know about you: “I can dance. Like break dance and hip-hop.”
Best football moment: “Winning the state championship this year.”
Role model: “My friend’s father. He has always been there for me and is a real good guy [and has] real good values in life. I look up to him.”
Why Maryland? “I love the campus and love the team. The coaches are great and they are more concerned with my future than just the football part of it.”