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Tanner McEvoy
Tanner McEvoy

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Hillsdale, N.J.

High School:
Bergen Catholic

Last College:
Arizona Western College

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 222

Position:
QB

Experience:
1L

Notable: Joined team in summer of 2013 and competed in fall camp as a quarterback before moving to wide receiver for season opener vs. UMass ... wrist injury forced him to switch positions again to safety, where he played in 10 games with three starts ... moved back to quarterback for spring practice in 2014

2013 Season: Earned first letter, playing in 11 games with three starts ... finished season with 27 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one interception and four pass breakups ... recorded three tackles vs. South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl on Jan. 1 ... made a tackle vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... had a tackle and broke up a career-high three passes at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... started at safety and made five tackles vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... started at safety and tallied five tackles, including one for loss, a pass breakup and his first career interception vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... made one tackle at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... had three tackles at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... made four tackles in first career start at safety vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... talled four tackles as a safety at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... saw action at safety vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... saw action at WR in his Badgers debut vs. UMass on Aug. 31

2012 Season (at Arizona Western): Completed 65.4 percent of his passes (161 of 246) for 2,301 yards, 29 touchdowns and 7 interceptions ... also ran 91 times for 472 yards and six rushing TDs ... named first-team All-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference and ACCAC Offensive Player of the Year ... first-team All-Western States Football League ... led Arizona Western to 8-2 season, including a 42-37 win over Nassau Community College in El Toro Bowl ... named El Toro Bowl Offensive Most Valuable Player after completing 18 of 24 passes for 245 yards and 3 touchdowns

High School: Enrolled and spent one season at South Carolina before transferring to Arizona Western College after spring practice in 2011 ... three-star prospect according to Rivals ... threw for 2,264 yards and 32 touchdowns while rushing for 1,196 yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior ... 2010 New Jersey Offensive Player of the Year ... named to MSG Metro All-Star Team for the tri-state area ... first-team all-state as a senior ... three-time first-team all-county selection ... as a junior, caught 35 passes for 550 yards and three touchdowns at wide receiver and recorded 49 tackles and three interceptions at defensive back ... also lettered in basketball ... honor roll student ... head coaches were Fred Stengel and Nunzio Campanile

Personal: Parents are Tina and Steve McEvoy ... brother, Colin, played football at Rutgers from 2007-10 ... volunteered with American Red Cross Disaster Services and Guiding Eyes of New York program, helping to train seeing-eye dogs

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