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Evan Frierson
ILB #62
Height:
6-2
Weight:
234
College:
Illinois St.
Experience:
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TRANSACTIONS: Signed with the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

Career Notes:
Began his collegiate career at Illinois before transferring to Illinois State following his sophomore season
Totaled 138 tackles, 13.0 sacks, 27 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles in his final two seasons at Illinois State

2012 (Senior):
All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Honorable Mention selection
Started 12 of 13 games played at strong side linebacker
Ranked fourth on the team with 72 tackles, 6.5 sacks and 12 tackles-for-loss
Forced two fumbles, had four quarterback hurries and added a pass breakup
Posted a sack in six different games and at least one tackle for loss in 10 different games

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013.

Career Notes:
Began his collegiate career at Illinois before transferring to Illinois State following his sophomore season
Totaled 138 tackles, 13.0 sacks, 27 tackles for loss and three forced fumbles in his final two seasons at Illinois State

2012 (Senior):
All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Honorable Mention selection
Started 12 of 13 games played at strong side linebacker
Ranked fourth on the team with 72 tackles, 6.5 sacks and 12 tackles-for-loss
Forced two fumbles, had four quarterback hurries and added a pass breakup
Posted a sack in six different games and at least one tackle for loss in 10 different games

2011 (Junior):
All-MVFC First-Team and MVFC All-Newcomer Team selection
Started 10 games at outside linebacker for the Redbirds, who led the conference in total defense (294.8 ypg)
Led the team and was second in the Valley with 15 tackles-for-loss
Ranked second on the team with 66 tackles and 6.5 sacks and a dded four quarterback hurries and forced a fumble
Named MVFC Newcomer of the Week after recording eight tackles, three sacks and four tackles-for-loss against South Dakota

2010 (Sophomore):
Played in nine games for Illinois and recorded six tackles on the season

2009 (Freshman):
Played in all 12 games, starting five at Illinois
Finished the season with 19 tackles, 12 of which were solo stops, and added two tackles-for-loss
Recovered two fumbles and broke up a pass

2008:
Redshirted as a freshman at Illinois

High School:
As a senior, recorded 79 tackles, eight sacks, three interceptions and three forced fumbles for head coach Gregory Fuller at H.D. Woodson High School
Posted 78 tackles, 11 sacks and three fumble recoveries as a junior
Rated among the top-50 strongside linebackers nationally according to Scout.com

 

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