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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

2014 Season: Has played in all 11 games, starting five ... tallied six rush attempts for 62 yards and a touchdown at Iowa on Nov. 22 ... rushed six times for 56 yards and a touchdown vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 ... had four rush attempts for one touchdown and 42 yards at Purdue on Nov. 8 ... completed 5-of-7 passes for 44 yards vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... also rushed for 84 yards and a touchdown on four rush attempts vs. the Terrapins ... completed 3-of-4 passes for 24 yards and rushed for 12 yards vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... completed 4-of-10 passes for 24 yards, and rushed for 8 yards at Northwestern ... went 11-18 passing for 160 yards and one touchdown, and rushed for 33 yards vs. South Florida on Sept. 27 ... had a career-high 23 completions on 23-for-28 passing for a career-high 283 yards and three touchdowns vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6, setting single-game school record with 17 consecutive completions ... went 9-for-16 for 112 yards and a touchdown vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20 ... also rushed for a career-high 158 yards on 11 attepmts and one touchdown vs. Bowling Green ... made his first career start at quarterback in the season opener vs. LSU on Aug. 30, throwing for 50 yards and rushing for 40

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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Game-by-Game Passing (C-A-I, Yds., TD)
2014 SEASON: *vs. LSU (8-24-3, 50); *Western Illinois (23-28-1, 283, 3); *Bowling Green (9-16-1, 112, 1); *South Florida (11-18, 160, 1); *Northwestern (4-10-1, 24); Illinois (3-4); Maryland (5-7); at Rutgers (1-4); Purdue (1-1)

Game-by-Game Rushing (Att.-Yds., TD)
2014 SEASON: *
vs. LSU (6-40); *Western Illinois (9-55, 1); *Bowling Green (11-158, 1); *South Florida (6-33); *Northwestern (1-8); Illinois 1-12); Maryland (4-84, 1); at Rutgers (5-20); at Purdue (4-42, 1); Nebraska (6-56, 1); at Iowa (6-62, 1)

* Started at quarterback

Career Game Highs
Pass Completions 23 vs. Western Illinois, Sept. 6, 2014
Pass Attempts 28 vs. Western Illinois, Sept. 6, 2014
Passing Yards 283 vs. Western Illinois, Sept. 6, 2014
Passing Touchdowns 3 vs. Western Illinois, Sept. 6, 2014
Interceptions 2 vs. LSU, Aug. 30, 2014
Long Pass 37 vs. Western Illinois, Sept. 6, 2014
Rushing Attempts 11 vs. Bowling Green, Sept. 20, 2014
Rushing Yards 158 vs. Bowling Green, Sept. 20, 2014
Rushing TDs 1 (5x) MR at Iowa, Nov. 22, 2014
Long Rush 62 vs. Bowling Green, Sept. 20, 2014

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