Garrett announces team captains and spring season's most-improved players
Three Leopards finish with perfect 4.0 GPA's
Lafayette signs nine on offense, eight on defense and one special teamer
Photos by Rick Smith
2017: Missed the entire season after a preseason leg injury...one of 38 Leopards named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, holding a 3.33 semester GPA.
2016: Emerged as a solid contributor at tight end, playing in all 11 games with four starts...made a pair catches vs. Villanova (9/24) and grabbed a season-long 20-yard reception at Fordham (10/8).
2015: Started the Harvard and Holy Cross games in his rookie season, despite being hampered by injury...also saw action in the Lehigh game.
AT ROME FREE ACADEMY: Earned All-League First-Team honors as a senior, while garnering team Offensive MVP honors...played quarterback, racking up more than 1,500 yards passing with 12 touchdowns in 2013...set a single-game record with 340 passing yards and four touchdown passes...played center on the basketball team, helping guide his squad to a league championship as a junior in 2012 (10 ppg, 8 rpg)...honor roll student and scholar-athlete...volunteered as a youth basketball and football camp coach for city of Rome and at his local church.
AT BRIDGTON ACADEMY: Spent a post-graduate year at Bridgton Academy in North Bridgton, Maine...served as team captain while playing tight end...started all nine games, making 19 catches for 280 yards and three touchdowns.
PERSONAL: Son of William and Christine Evans...father played football at Ithaca and cousin, Tommy Kain, played soccer at Duke...has a younger brother, Conrad, and a younger sister, Olivia...born 2/21/96.