AT TECH: A speedster who served as a solid back-up at running back in 2007... has break-away speed at 5-8... made his first career start on national television (ESPN) Nov. 1 vs. Virginia Tech... was also one of the most dangerous kick returners in the ACC... competing for a starting job at A-back and could also see duty as a kick and/or punt returner... scored a touchdown on a 42-yard run in the April 19 T-Day Game.
2006: Tech's third-leading rusher with 215 yards and two touchdowns . . . Season-high 89 yards on 12 carries in win over Duke, including a 31-yard run and a 21-yard touchdown run . . . Rushed for 40 yards and a touchdown against Troy . . . Added 37 yards versus Samford in his first collegiate game and 29 yards against Clemson.
Averaged 22.8 yards on 20 kickoff returns . . . Longest return was a 53-yarder against Georgia that set up a field goal . . . Had five returns for 106 yards against NC State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Rated the No. 29 player in Texas and the No. 6 all-purpose back in the nation by Rivals.com. . . The No. 20 player in the Dallas area by the Dallas Morning News . . . Rated among the Top 100 prospects in Texas by Scout.com . . . PrepStar All-America . . . The all-time leading rusher in the city of Irving with more than 6,300 yards and 67 touchdowns in three seasons at Irving High . . . Rushed for 1,793 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior, following 2,103 yards and 25 touchdowns as a junior and 2,453 yards and 28 touchdowns as a sophomore . . . Offensive Player of the Year in District 8-5A . . . MVP and team captain for coach Jim Bennett . . . Also lettered in basketball.
PERSONAL: Jamaal Evans . . . Parents are Valerie Evans and Fred Lewis . . . Born June 28, 1987 . . . Majoring in management.
TOUCHDOWNS: 13TR, 21DU 20+ RUNS: 31DU, 21DU
CAREER STATISTICS Year G-GS Att Yds Avg TD LP Rec Yds Avg TD LP 2006 10-0 41 215 5.2 2 31 1 11 11.0 0 11
Year KOR Yds Avg TD LP All-P TD 2006 20 456 22.8 0 53 682 2
CAREER HIGHS Rushing Attempts: 12 vs. Samford, Duke, 2006 Yards Rushing: 89 vs. Duke, 2006 TD Rushing: 1 vs. Troy, Duke 2006 Long Rush: 31 vs. Duke, 2006