52 Matt Evans
52 Matt Evans
Height: 6-0
Weight: 219
Year: So.
Hometown: Hanover, Mass.
High School: Thayer Academy
Position: LB

The son of Kenneth and Deborah Evans...born 7-25-89 in Hanover, Mass...a Business Administration: Management major

Evans' 2010 Statistics



Named College Sporting News Sweet-63 All-America...named to All-CAA Second Team...named to The Sports Network/Fathead.com All-America Second Team...named to A.P. All-America Second Team...named Walter Camp FCS All-America...named CAA Defensive  Player of the Week three times (Oct. 18, 25, Nov. 22)...won weekly Gold Helmet Award (Oct. 20)...named ECAC Defensive Player of Week (Oct. 18)...ranked second in FCS D-I football with 156 tackles, the second-highest single-season total in UNH history...was the Wildcats' leader in tackles in nine of 13 games, notched double-digit tackles 11 times and set a career high with 20 stops Nov. 6 versus William & Mary...In addition to pacing team with 156 tackles, also led in unassissted stops (79), finished second with four sacks, 10.5 tackles for loss; added two interceptions, returning one for TD (vs. Towson, Nov. 20), secured two fumble recoveries and three forced fumbles...posted team-high 11 tackles, with one sack, in NCAA D-I quarterfinal loss at No. 5 Delaware...collected team-leading 10 tackles in NCAA second-round playoff win at No. 13 Bethune-Cookman...made 7 tackles, forced a fumble and recorded a 25-yard pick-six in win over Towson...led team with 15 tackles in win at No. 9 Villanova...posted career-high 20 tackles in loss to No. 4 William & Mary...led squad with 13 tackles, forced a fumble and registered an interception in victory over UMass at inaugural Colonial Clash...notched team-high 14 tackles, with one sack, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble in upset win at No. 6 James Madison...tied for team lead with 12 tackles, including a sack and a fumble recovery, in homecoming win over No. 11 Richmond...amassed 12 tackles, including 2.5 for loss and a half sack, in loss at Maine...totaled 10 tackles in win over Lehigh...paced team with 11 tackles in loss at Rhode Island...made 7 tackles in loss at Pittsburgh...recorded team-leading 14 tackles, including a half sack, in season-opening victory over Central Connecticut State

Played in 12 games for the ‘Cats...racked up 13 tackles, including eight solo efforts...tallied multiple tackles in three games...notched a career-high three tackles against Dartmouth (Sept. 26)...recovered one fumble

Redshirt season

Before UNH
Lettered in football, lacrosse and basketball at Thayer Academy...totaled 72 tackles, four sacks, three forced fumble and one interception during his senior season...on offense, rushed for 827 yards and 12 touchdowns...named to the Super 26 All-State team...a two-time All-Scholastic Patriot Ledger selection...an All New England selection...named to the Shriner All-Star game

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