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Kevin Evertt

position

Tight End

Height

6-6

Weight

242 lbs.

Class

Junior

Hometown

Porth Arthur, Texas

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Kilgore (Texas)…Outstanding pass reciever and all-around athlete…Exceptionally quick and fast for a player of his size…In 2002, caught 18 passes for 310 yards (17.2 avg.) and two touchdowns with a long play of 40 yards for Kilgore Junior College…A First Team All Southwest Junior College Football Conference selection in 2001 and 2002…Rated the No. 2 junior college player in the nation by Allen Wallace’s SuperPrep.

HIGH SCHOOL: Originally signed with Miami out of high school in Februrary, 2001…Excelled as a defensive end and tight end during his prep career at one of Texas’s most tradition-rich high school programs…Was a two-year starter at Houston Jones High School at both defensive end and tight end…Had more than 300 receiving yards each of his junior and senior seasons…Posted 60 tackles and five quarterback sacks as a junior in 1999…Earned All-State honors in Class 5A as a senior in 2000 with 49 solo tackles, eight tackles for losses and six quarterback sacks…Also forced six fumbles, garnered four fumble recoveries, and blocked one kick…Was a standout defender in one the talent-rich Golden Triangle Area… Has been timed at 4.6 in the 40…Originally chose Miami over Texas and Colorado…Houston Chronicle Top 100…The Dallas Morning News Texas Top 100…Texas Football Top 20 tight end…Rated the No.28 overall prospect in Texas by SuperPrep…Rated the fourth-best defensive line prospect in Texas by Superprep…Member of the the Dallas Morning News State Top 100…Coached by Al Celaya at Jefferson High and Jim Rieves at Kilgore Junior College

PERSONAL:¬†Born 2/5/82…son of Patricia Dugas