|| Kris Evans
AT STANFORD: Fifth-year senior has started 16 consecutive games at right cornerback dating back to the 2007 season...has appeared in all 36 games since the 2006 season...team's third-leading tackler a year ago is coming off a successful junior campaign when he set new career standards across the board...missed the first session of spring drills while recovering from various injuries.
2008 (SENIOR): Started all 12 games at right cornerback...finished tied for third on the team with 67 tackles, including 49 solo stops, which ranked second best on the squad...ranked second behind Bo McNally with two interceptions...also had 5.0 tackles-for-loss and two pass breakups...had nine solo stops and an interception in Stanford's season-opening win over Oregon State...came back the following week against Arizona State to record a career-best 10 tackles to go along with his second interception...logged his first career sack against San Jose State.
2007 (JUNIOR): Saw action in all 12 games and started the last four games of the season at right cornerback...finished the season with 40 tackles (27 solo), ranked second on the team with seven pass breakups, one TFL and one forced fumble vs. TCU...had a career-high-tying seven tackles at Oregon State and vs. Washington...registered six stops in each of the last two games vs. Notre Dame and California.
2006 (SOPHOMORE): Earned his first varsity letter as reserve cornerback and a member of Stanford's special teams unit...played in all 12 games and registered four total tackles.
2005 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Talented defensive back and running back was one of the top recruits in Michigan coming out of Monroe High School...All-Midwest team selection by SuperPrep and PrepStar...rated as the 18th best prospect in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and was ranked 34th by the Detroit News...rushed for 1,310 yards and 14 touchdowns while returning two kickoffs for touchdowns as a senior...also had 40 tackles and an interception as a cornerback...first team all-league, all-region, all-metro and all-Western Michigan as a running back...earned first team all-league and all-region honors as both a defensive back and running back as a junior...also lettered in basketball and track...three-time all-league selection in basketball...best times in track included a 10.8 in the 100m, 21.8 in the 200m and 48.7 in the 400m...named one of the top 10 scholar athletes in the state of Michigan during the 2004-05 academic year...majoring in sociology.
EVANS' CAREER STATISTICS
Year G-S UT AT TT SKS-YDS TFL-YDS INT-YDS
2006 12-0 2 2 4 0-0 0-0 0-0
2007 12-4 27 13 40 0-0 1.0-4 0-0
2008 12-12 49 18 67 1-9 5.0-15 2-37
Totals 36-16 78 33 11 1-9 6-0-19 2-37
Tackles: 10 at Arizona State, Sept. 6, 2008
Tackles for Loss: 1.0 vs. Notre Dame, Nov. 24, 2007
Sacks: 1.0, five times; last vs. Washington State, Nov. 1, 2008
Interceptions: 1, twice; last at Arizona State, Sept. 6, 2008