Darren Evans
Position: Running Back
Height: 6-1
Weight: 217
High School: Warren Central
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
photo RANKINGS: Rated the No. 2 player in the state of Indiana and the No. 27 running back in the country by Scout ... Listed as the No. 26 running back in the country and the No. 2 player in the state of Indiana by Rivals ... Listed as the No. 41 overall player on the Midwest 130 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin) by SuperPrep ...

THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on July 15, 2006, becoming the 11th member of the 2007 class ... The 2006 EA SPORTS National Player of the Year ... A PARADE All-American as a running back ... An All-America and All-Midwest Region selection by PrepStar ... A member of the SuperPrep Midwest Team ... As a senior, rushed for 2,806 yards and a state record 61 touchdowns, the No. 4 total in U.S. prep football history ... Voted The Indianapolis Star Indiana Mr. Football his final year, earning 94 percent of the votes cast by coaches and media across the state ... As a junior, rushed for 2,148 yards and 39 touchdowns en route to earning all-state honors ... Earned Player of the Year honors as a sophomore after rushing for over 2,000 yards ... Rushed for 7,220 yards and 127 touchdowns for his career, leading his team to four Class 5A state championships ... Had 40 runs of 50 or more yards in his career ... Recruited by Charley Wiles.