Zach Evans

  • Pos RB
  • Height 5-11
  • Weight 212

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H.S. Scouting Report

Evaluated 11/02/2018

Gabe Brooks 247Sports Scouting Analyst


Second Round

Reminds Us Of

Melvin Gordon Los Angeles Chargers

Dynamically athletic running back with prototype size and frame potential relative to the position. Owns college-ready build with frame space to add more bulk. Flashes elite athleticism verified in combine testing environment. Makes it look easy, sometimes to the point that it's deceptive. Shows great top-end speed and outstanding close-quarters lateral mobility confirmed by a 3.91 shuttle. Flashes devastating start-stop-start ability in close quarters, coupled with impressive hesitation stutter. Effortlessly strings moves together in the open field to elude multiple defenders. Chameleon in ability to alter running styles, going from elusive darter to hole-punching, straight-line galloper. Home run hitter with high-volume capability. Patient and presses the line of scrimmage to set up blocks. Size and strength potential could provide high ceiling in blitz pickup. At times dances in the backfield rather than accelerating through the hole. Sometimes an upright runner who presents a bigger target. Does not always finish runs with expected strength. Will try to bounce runs too often. Could get on the field immediately at high-major level and become a Power 5 star, in addition to first-round NFL Draft ceiling.

H.S. Athletic Background

2019: Leading rusher for North Shore team that won second consecutive Texas 6A D-I state championship (did not play in title game).
2018: Helped North Shore to the Texas 6A D-I state title as a junior; Texas Sports Writers Association 6A first-team all-state selection.
2017: Named the Houston Chronicle Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore; Earned District 21-6A Newcomer of the Year honors.


  • - Long Speed 9
  • - Burst 9
  • - Build 9
  • - Power 8
  • - Pass Catching 8
  • - Make-miss ability 8
  • - Vision 8
  • - Feet 8
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