Darrynton EvansTeam: Miami Dolphins
Arms: 31 3/4
Hands: 9 1/4
College: Appalachian State
Hometown: Oak Hill, FL
Darrynton Evans, born October 12th 1997 in Newnan, Georgia is an American football running back for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Titans in the third round of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Growing up, Darrynton attended East Cowetta High School and played football for their varsity team. During his high school career he earned honorable mentions from MaxPreps and Rivals.com as well as being named to first-team All-State after his senior year.
Following graduation from high school, Darrynton enrolled at Appalachian State University where he joined their college football program and became a focal point on their offense over four seasons with them. In 2016, during his freshman season with Appalachian State he rushed for 543 yards off ninety seven attempts and scored six touchdowns. His numbers were lower than normal in 2017 due to an injury suffered midseason that kept him out for several games but rebounded by 2018 when he ran for 1,187 yards and twelve touchdowns while becoming only one of two players to rush over 1,000 yards that season. In 2019 however he truly shined; rushing for 1,480 yards off 268 carries while scoring sixteen times – racking up accolades such as second-team All-American honors from both Associated Press (AP) & Athlon Sports media outlets along with Sun Belt Offensive Player of The Year recognition plus consensus FBS All-Sun Belt selection – making him one of most prolific rushers ever seen at Appalacian State University since they moved up into FBS level play in 2014.
Drafted 84th overall by Tennessee Titans in third round of 2020 NFL draft following completion Senior Bowl practices earlier same year; Darrynton became part backfield rotation that also included Derrick Henry & Dion Lewis – helping drive team all way to AFC Championship matchup against Kansas City Chiefs before ultimately coming short losing 35–24 – ending postseason run abruptly yet still earning respect league wide given how far quasi new franchise had gone recent years compared previous decades worth mediocrity previously associated it . Despite having somewhat quiet rookie season behind such established backfield partners like Henry & Lewis; showed enough flashes talent during limited opportunities that few question whether or not future is bright ahead young running back who’s just entering prime playing years . With potential so huge many believe best yet come Darrynton Evans whose name should become more familiar general public soon enough given budding star look set shine brighter each passing day moving forward , regardless destination next .
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