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25 May 2017


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that the team has signed safety Justin Evans, the team’s second-round selection in the 2017 NFL Draft.
Evans (6-1, 195) was chosen 50th overall out of the Texas A&M, where he played in 25 games over two seasons (2015-16), totaling 165 tackles, 14 passes defensed and five interceptions, while returning 17 kickoffs for 474 yards. In 2016, he led the Aggies with four interceptions, while adding 87 tackles and 10 passes defensed, earning second-team All-SEC honors.
Prior to his time at Texas A&M, Evans spent two seasons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, where he tallied 86 tackles, 13 passes defensed and six interceptions, with two returned for touchdowns. Evans earned first-team all-conference honors during his final season at Mississippi Gulf Coast. A native of Wiggins, Mississippi, Evans attended Stone High School. He will wear No. 21 for Tampa Bay.

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