Source: Ole Miss’ Evans declaring for NFL draft
1:32 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN Ole Miss tailback Zach Evans is leaving school and declaring for the NFL draft, a source
informed ESPN on Friday.He rushed for 936 yards and nine goals for the Rebels this year.Evans was the No. 1 ranked tailback hire in
the country from the Class of 2020. He participated in TCU for his very first
2 seasons, and in his 3 college seasons integrated, he hurried for 1,999 lawns and averaged 6.9 lawns per carry.Evans was a recruiting coup for previous TCU coach Gary Patterson, as he chose the Horned Frogs over offers from LSU, Alabama, Texas A&M, USC and Ohio State. He was considered the highest-rated hire in TCU history upon his commitment and the only five-star recruit in school history.Evans originally signed with Georgia before flipping to TCU.Evans, who moved to Ole Miss in January, played well in his one season with the Rebels, as he averaged 6.5 backyards per carry this year and formed a remarkable duo with freshman star Quinshon Judkins.Evans is 6-foot, 215 pounds and captured 12 passes for 119 lawns and one touchdown this season. His finest game came at Arkansas when he ran for 207 yards on 17 brings, scoring one goal.