Zach Evans
Zach Evans  RB  Mississippi | NFL Draft 2023 Souting Report - Portrait Image
Zach Evans
Height
5-11
Weight
202
College
Mississippi
Position
RB
Class
Junior
Home town
Houston, TX
83.5/100
Player Rating
9
PositionRank (RB)
4.51
FortyYD Time
Rush YDs
936
Rush AVG
6.5
Rush TDs
9
Receptions
12
Rec YDs
119

Zach Evans RB Mississippi | NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

Zach Evans RB Mississippi
NFL Draft Profile & Scouting Report

ROLE: Work-Horse Back
Last Updated: 03/25/2023
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.51 seconds (67%*)
Age: 22.9 DOB: 05/30/2001
Measurables:
Height: 5-11 (57%*) Weight: 202 (20%*)
Hands: 10 1/4 (93%*) Arm: 31 5/8 (67%*) Span: 78 4/8 (97%*)
Forty: 4.51 (P) (67%*) Shuttle: 4.25 (P) (55%*)
Vertical: 33.5 (P) (37%*) Broad: 121 (P) (68%*)
Three Cone: 6.89 (P) (80%*)
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(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other (HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
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ROLE: Work-Horse Back
Last Updated: 03/25/2023
Draft Year: 2023
40 time: 4.51 seconds (67%*)
Age: 22.9 DOB: 05/30/2001
Measurables:
0% 100%
Height: 5-11 (57%*) Weight: 202 (20%*)
Hands: 10 1/4 (93%*) Arm: 31 5/8 (67%*)
Span: 78 4/8 (97%*)
Forty: 4.51 (P) (67%*) Shuttle: 4.25 (P) (55%*)
Vertical: 33.5 (P) (37%*) Broad: 121 (P) (68%*)
3 Cone: 6.89 (P) (80%*)
(C) - NFL Combine (P) - Pro Day (O) - Other
(HS) -Estimated from High School Combine
For an explanation of how the (HS) data is calculated see this article
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Overall Rating: 83.5 / 100
Average rating of opposition Defense player has faced
Defense Rating:
76%
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Rushing:
81%
Break Tackles:
78%
Receiving/Hands:
57%
Pass Blocking:
33%
Run Blocking:
54%
DRAFT PROJECTION: 4th
Overall Rank: #110 Position rank: #9
College Games: 26 College Snaps: 633
Grade: 5 ESPN  Stars 5 ESPN  Stars ESPN RATING: 90/100
College Combine Results
OVR Rank: #16 Pos Rank: #1
College Combine Results
Grade: 247 Sports 4  Stars 247 Sports 97 Stars 247 RATING: 97/100
Ovr Rank: #33 Pos Rank: #3
Grade: 5 Stars 5 Stars RIVALS RATING: 6.1 (100%)
LosAngeles Rams Drafted: ROUND: 6 - Pick Number: 215 (LAR)
Draft Profile: Bio
Zach Evans from North Shore High School was rated a 5-star recruit by ESPN and handed a 4-star grade by 247 Sports. Following high school, Evans joined TCU.

In 2020 as a freshman Evans saw action in 9 games for the Horned Frogs as he ran for 415 yards on 54 attempts for an outstanding 7.7 yards per carry, with 4 TDs, with one fumble. As a receiver he made just 8 receptions for 76 yards.

As a sophomore in 2021 he played 6 games. and rushed for 648 yards on 92 carries for an outstanding 7.0 ypc, with 5 TDs, with one fumble. In the passing game he pulled in just 10 receptions for 130 yards.

After the end of the year Evans transferred to Ole Miss where as a junior Evans saw action in 11 games for the Rebels. He ran for 893 yards on 136 attempts for an outstanding 6.6 ypc, with 8 TDs, with 3 fumbles. As a receiver he made just 8 receptions for 93 yards.
Scouting Report: Strengths
  • Demonstrated the ability to track the ball over his shoulder. Good flexibility and balance to adjust to the poorly thrown pass. Good vision and patience for screens.
  • Evans has the straight-line speed to outrun angles, and his flexibility allows him to turn the corner on the perimeter and stay near top speed as Evans does; he’s especially effective on fly sweeps.
  • Strong interior runner. Quickly presses the line of scrimmage and has the burst to get through the line of scrimmage and into the second level quickly. A classic North-South runner who doesn't waste time moving laterally.
  • His initial burst is excellent, and he’s capable of running out of a traditional setup or taking the ball lined up next to a quarterback in shotgun.
  • Evans consistently falls forward, and he will also bounce off of or shake loose from a couple of tackles to turn minimal gains into big runs.
  • He’s a creative runner, finding cut-back lanes and often looking like a return specialist on some of his longer runs.
  • His stop-start ability in traffic, exceptional balance, lateral agility and body control allow him to squeeze out chunks of yardage when it appears that nothing is there.
Scouting Report: Weaknesses
  • Despite good timed speed Evans really isn’t a guy who will create a lot of separation as a receiver
  • He sometimes gets too upright and fails to run behind his pads.
  • Evans doesn’t have much ability as a run blocker or the violent run-after-catch ability.

Zach Evans percentiles vs other Running Backs (NFL Combine historically - higher value represents better perfomance)

How other scouting services rate Zach Evans (Overall Rank)

All Scouts AverageOverall Rank
98.6
All Scouts AveragePosition Rank
8.0
*Percentile Ranking in Player's Position Group (NFL Combine Historical Data): This percentile reflects how a player's specific statistics rank in comparison to historical performances at the NFL Combine, specifically within their position group. A higher percentile indicates a better performance. For instance, being in the 90th percentile for a particular stat means the player outperformed 90% of their peers in that category.

*Similarity Percentage: This percentage is calculated based on a comprehensive analysis of various factors, including height, weight, 40-yard dash times, on-field performance statistics, and overall player rating. The analysis is conducted against our database of draft prospects from 2021 to 2023. This similarity score helps in evaluating how closely a current prospect aligns with past prospects. It is important to note, however, that this score reflects similarities based on college production and attributes, and does not account for eventual success or performance in the NFL.