|Birth: ||May 23, 1921|
|Death: ||Jun. 21, 2007|
Professional Football Player. He was a halfback and defensive back for three seasons (1946 to 1948) in the All-America Football Conference and National Football League, with the Cleveland Browns, Buffalo Bills, Chicago Rockets and Chicago Bears. He was a member of the 1946 AAFC Champion Browns team and shared the field with hall of fame teammates Otto Graham, Marion Motley and Bill Willis. It is also believed that Evans holds the distinction of scoring the first touchdown in Cleveland Browns franchise history. During a game in 1948, Evans recovered 2 fumbles and returned them both for touchdowns. In 22 career regular season AAFC and NFL games, Evans had 49 rushes for 166 yards, with 1 touchdown and 7 receptions, for 89 yards and 1 touchdown. He died from bone cancer. (bio by: C.S.)
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jul 05, 2007
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