Johnny Evans

Johnny Evans

Johnny Evans

Evans played high school football at High Point Andrews High School and was selected for the 1973 Shrine Bowl and the 1974 East-West All-Star Game. Evans played under Coach Lou Holtz at NC State from 1974-1977, where he was a quarterback and punter. Evans still ranks as NC State’s top punter both season and career statistics. He was the Peach Bowl Outstanding Player in 1977 and was named the Fellowship of Christian Athlete’s College Athlete of the Year in 1978. The Cleveland Browns picked Evans in the Second Round of the 1978 draft and he played three seasons as the Brown’s quarterback and punter. Evans went on to play three more years in the Canadian Football League. Evans is the current radio sportscaster for the North Carolina State Wolfpack football team and the Eastern North Carolina Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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