University of Iowa Athletics

#22 Samson Evans

Height 6-1
Weight 205 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Crystal Lake, Ill.
High School Prairie Ridge
Samson Evans - Football - University of Iowa Athletics

Hawk Item – – Earned Dean’s List recognition, fall, 2018, and spring, 2019.

2019 – – Academic All-Big Ten . . . Team Leader Award, special teams . . . 2019 – –  Did not see any game action.

2018 – – Redshirted . . . did not see any game action.

High school honors — Named Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year, and Chicago Sun-Times, Champaign News-Gazette, and Northwest Herald Player of the Year as a senior… earned first-team all-state and all-conference honors as a junior and senior… named to Northwest Herald All-Area team three straight seasons… all-conference and all-state honorable mention as a sophomore… Career — four-year football letterman while playing quarterback, wide receiver, and linebacker, along with returning kicks and punts… helped prep team win back-to-back state titles (28-0) as a junior and senior… career rushing total ranks seventh in state history… holds school records for career rushing yards (6,386), career rushing touchdowns (111), career passing touchdowns (31), and career touchdowns (155)… career rushing touchdowns ranks third best in state history… rushed for 2,092 yards and 38 touchdowns as a senior, with 610 passing yards, eight scoring passes, and two kick return touchdowns… rushed for 2,211 yards and 42 touchdowns as a junior, with 814 passing yards and 14 touchdowns, with two kick return touchdowns… rushed for 1,929 yards and 28 touchdowns as a sophomore, while passing for 723 yards and nine touchdowns, with three kick return touchdowns… as a freshman rushed for 111 yards and three touchdowns, totaled 296 receiving yards and three touchdowns, and had three kick return touchdowns… team captain as a senior… two-year letterman in track while competing in long jump and sprints.

Personal — Born Oct. 15, 1999… open major… parents are Nancy and Matt Evans… high school teammate of Jeff Jenkins… high school coach was Chris Schremp.