2010: Started all 11 games ... Recorded 19 tackles and had a pass break-up on the year ... Also got into the backfield for 2.5 tackles for loss ... Registered two stops at Wake Forest and four at Clemson ... Tallied three unassisted tackles, including one for loss, against North Greenville ... Garnered three stops at VMI ... Had two tackles against Liberty ... Was in on a tackle against stony Brook and Charleston Southern.
2009: Started all 11 games ... Recorded 34 tackles ... Was second on the team in tackles for loss with seven ... Guided the team with a squad-best four sacks ... Notched three quarterback hurries and two pass break-ups on the year ... Had four stops, including a sack, in the season-opener at Furman ... Posted a season-best eight stops, including 1.5 tackles for loss against Chattanooga ... Also had a quarterback hurry in the game ... Totaled three stops at Old Dominion ... Tallied five tackles against VMI ... Had a sack and a quarterback hurry at Liberty ... Posted a pass break-up against Charleston Southern ... Accounted for four tackles, including 1.5 for a loss, at coastal Carolina ... Also had three tackles and one sack against Gardner-Webb.
2008: Saw action in all 12 games ... Accounted for 23 total tackles on the year ... Had three quarterback hurries and a pass breakup ... Also returned five kicks for 54 yards ... Tallied a season-high seven tackles at Elon ... Had a tackle for loss against North Greenville ... Notched five tackles, including three solo stops, at Appalachian State ... Tallied a season-high 14-yard kick return at Elon.
High School: Played for Franklin Pridgen at the Wesleyan School ... Senior leader of Wesleyan's defense in with 59 total stops, including 10 tackles for loss, while forcing two fumbles ... Offensively, he finished 11th among Gwinnett County rushing leaders after rushing for 698 yards and six touchdowns on 97 carries.
Personal: Derren Justin Evans was born May 18, 1990 in Columbia, S.C. ... Son of Debora Evans ... Majoring in Biology.