The twitter world (this one by Matt Jones @KySportsRadio) has revealed another rookie UDFA signing, the Bengals have signed DeQuin Evans, Defensive End/Outside Line Backer from the University of Kentucky.
Was the number 15 Junior College prospect in 2009, before he joined the Kentucky Wildcats for the 2009 season. In his ‘rookie’ year (2010), he started all 13 games and placed 5th in the SEC in tackles-for-loss (12.5) and 9th in sacks (6). In 2010, he battled injuries the whole year and didn’t play in 6 of Kentucky’s 13 games. His 2010 stats were pretty miserable when he did play. Hopefully he can return to his 2009 form, because Evans is a long shot to make the team anyways.
Geoff Hobson also tweeted this tidbit about Evans:
He was ranked 45th out of a total 124 rookie DEs by NFL Draft Scout. He did not receive a Pro Combine Invite, but recorded the following results at a Pro Day.
Height: 6′ 1.1″
Weight: 257 pounds
40 Yrd Dash: 5.07
20 Yrd Dash: 2.91
10 Yrd Dash: 1.72
225 Lb. Bench Reps: should injury, didn’t attempt
Vertical Jump: 27″
Broad Jump: 9′ 2″
20 Yard Shuttle: 4.43
3-cone Drill: 7.33