Evans is a strong safety type who is a good run defender and a strong eighth man in the box. He has some coverage skills, but is more of a strong safety for the NFL.In 2016, the senior recorded 85 tackles with six passes broken up and four interceptions. Evans created a real buzz with his Week 1 game against UCLA, and there was talk that he could be a first-round pick. In the season opener, Evans made eight tackles and two interceptions. Evans has good size and is a good tackler in the tackle box. He totaled 78 tackles with three pass breakups and one interception in 2015.