Ole Miss running back Zach Evans makes decision to declare for NFL Draft
OXFORD, Miss. — Ole Miss running back Zach Evans has made the decision to declare for the NFL Draft.
Rebel Nation Its Been An Honor 🦈⚪️ pic.twitter.com/iqtVvgic9f
— Zach Evans (@Runzekerun01) December 30, 2022
Evans rushed for almost 1,000 yards this year for the Rebels, notching 936 yards and nine touchdowns on the season. For his collegiate career, he has tallied 1,999 yards for an average of 6.9 yards per carry.
Zach Evans runs ANGRY 😤@OleMissFB | @Runzekerun01 pic.twitter.com/CWeG06EHon
— SEC Network (@SECNetwork) October 30, 2022
The TCU transfer, the former No. 1-ranked running back recruit in the nation for the 2020 class, averaged 6.5 yards per carry as a Rebel. He also caught 12 passes for 119 yards and one touchdown.
Evans’ top game this year was a 207-yard outing against Arkansas where he also scored one touchdown.
Evans and freshman Quinshon Judkins combined to create the best running-back tandem in the nation. Ole Miss led the SEC in total rushing yards (3,336) with a league-best average of 256.62 yards per game.
Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn’s love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship. Evelyn created the Rebel Walk in 2013 and has served as publisher and managing editor since its inception.