Cornerback/running back Quinn Evans (5-10, 175, 4.5) from Chandler (Ariz.) Basha has been avoided like the plague when he is playing on the defensive side of the ball. His play has been key for his team's 4-1 start.
The opposition has thrown to his side of the field and when they he usually knocks the ball down.
On the season, Evans has accounted for 15 tackles and seven pass deflects. Evans has only allowed one catch on him all season. He has also rushed for 160 yards and four touchdowns most of it came last Friday when he had significant playing time at running back. He ended up rushing for 140 yards and scored three touchdowns.
Evans has two offers on the table from Stanford and Northwestern. He has received phone calls from both schools since September 1st and from the likes of Ohio State, Wisconsin, Oregon, and New Mexico.
New Mexico came by and watched Evans in action last Friday when he had stellar offensive performance. The word is they were so impressed by Evans that he will be getting an offer from Lobos very soon.
"I have a lot of interest in both Stanford and Northwestern," Evans said. "I took my official visit to Stanford when they played Oregon.
"My trip to Stanford was great," Evans said. "It was a great place. Everything about Stanford was really nice.
"I'm working on getting a visit set to Northwestern," Evans said. "It has been kind of hard because of the time difference. I would like to visit when they play because I would like to see a game.
"I got my highlight tape out from my first two games," Evans said. "One of them went to Ohio State. If they give me an offer I will visit.
"I'm open to all colleges that offer," Evans said. "I'm going to send my tape to some selected schools and see what happens.
Evans earned all-area honor as a junior after racking up 64 tackles, nine pass deflections, three sacks and one interception.
Evans has outstanding bloodlines. His father, Dave Evans, was a two-time All-American wrestler for Wisconsin.
Evans also had an uncle who wrestled, Greg Evans, who wrestled for Minnesota. A third uncle, Glenn Love, played football for Illinois. Love's son and first cousin of Evans, Glenn Love, Jr., is a freshman at UCLA.
Evans is a member of the Rivals.com Arizona Top 25 team for the class of 2008 landing as the Grand Canyon State's No. 21 prospect at any position.