2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Shaquelle Evans
Player Profile:
Shaquelle Evans 1263878
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 204
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Inglewood, Calif.
High School: Inglewood
Other College: Notre Dame
Experience: 3 Letters
UCLA - Consistent producer for the Bruin offense ... Caught at least one pass in each of last 28 games as a Bruin ... Made 32 career starts for the Bruins ... Let the team in receptions his last two seasons … Finished his career tied for 10th on the all-time school list for receptions (126) … 13th on the all-time school list for receiving yardage (1,895) … Had eight career scoring receptions of at least 20 yards (2011- 54 Colorado; 2012-65 Oregon State, 64 Utah; 2013 28 Nebraska, 22 Cal, 66 Arizona, 27 Arizona State, 59 Virginia Tech) … Transfer from Notre Dame who joined the team in September, 2010 and sat out the balance of that season in accordance with NCAA rules.

2013 - Appeared in 13 games and started 12 ... Led the team with 47 receptions, 709 receiving yards and nine touchdown receptions ... Caught at least three passes in 10 of the season's 13 games ... Caught a scoring pass in eight of the year's 13 games, including a career-best two at Arizona ... Had three games of 90-plus receiving yards (97 v. Nebraska, 97 v. Arizona, 92 v. Virginia Tech) … Ranked fifth in the conference in punt return average (6.8 on 17 returns) … Honorable mention all-conference … Presented the Kenneth S. Washington Award for Outstanding Senior of the Year (offense) at the team’s annual banquet … Named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list.

 2012 - Starter in all 14 games ... Led the team with 60 receptions (8th on the school single-season list) and 877 receiving yards (11th on the all-time school single-season list) ... Earned honorable mention all-conference honors from the coaches ... Caught a career-long 71-yard pass from Brett Hundley in the Stanford game in the Rose Bowl ... Made a career-best eight catches vs. USC (114 yards) ... Scored on a 64-yard pass from Hundley against Utah ... Caught six passes for 148 yards, including a 65-yard scoring grab, against Oregon State ... Hauled in seven balls (68 yards) at Cal ... Grabbed seven passes in the Holiday Bowl (82 yards), including a 24-yard scoring play ... Also saw special teams duty and returned eight punts for a 10.6 yard average and one kickoff for 22 yards on the season.

2011 - Saw action in 13 games with five starts ... Fourth on the team with 19 receptions ... Had one catch (19) at Houston ... Made three catches for 32 yards against San Jose State ... One catch for 16 yards against Texas ... Made two catches for 26 yards at Stanford ... Caught a seven-yard touchdown pass against Washington State ... Made three catches for 64 yards at Arizona ... Suspended for one game by the conference office for his actions at Arizona ... Made one reception (14) against Arizona State ... Had three catches for 35 yards at Utah ... Made a 54-yard touchdown grab against Colorado ... Caught two balls at USC (13) ... Made a 29-yard reception in the bowl game against Illinois.

2010 - Transferred to UCLA and enrolled in classes in September ... Did not see game action in his first year with the UCLA team (due to transfer) and now has a season of eligibility remaining.

2009 (NOTRE DAME) - Saw game action in six contests, including the first five games and Washington State (game 8) ... Credited with seven receptions for 61 yards ... Grabbed his first career catch at Michigan and finished with two grabs for 15 yards ... One catch (12) v. Purdue ... Had four receptions (34) against Washington ... Also made one special teams appearance.

HIGH SCHOOL - Played at Inglewood, CA HS for coach Charles Mincy ... Caught 51 passes for 810 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior ... Grabbed 37 passes for 700 yards and six touchdowns as a junior ... Participated in the Hawaii Prep Football Classic, matching an all-star team from the U.S. mainland against an all-star team from Hawaii ... Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American game ... Ranked as the 41st overall player in the ESPNU 150 ... Fourth-best receiver on that listing ... Rated 44th-best player nationally and eighth-best wide receiver in country by The Sporting News ... Dubbed the best playmaker in the west by The Sporting News ... Named to the Western 100 by the Tacoma News-Tribune ... Ranked as 20th-best overall player according to SI/TAKKLE Top 200 ... Rated 36th in the Offense-Defense Top 100 ... Rated 127th overall player according to scout.com ... Ranked 160th in rivals250 ... Named 17th-best overall prospect in California according to rivals.com ... Ranked as one of the top 100 high school prospects according to Tom Lemming of CBS College Sports ... Rated 39th in Athlon 2009 Consensus 100 ... Selected to SuperPrep All-America team as the ninth-rated wide receiver ... Named to SuperPrep's Far West 150, ranked as seventh overall player and best wide receiver in the area ... Named top wide receiver and sixth overall player in California's 2009 class by Contra Costa Times ... Named honorable mention for 2009 Long Beach Press-Telegram's Best in the West team ... Placed on all-state third team by CalHiSports.com following his senior season.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Shaquelle Evans ... Born: March 7, 1991 ... Mother: Kelisha Wright ... Earned a spot on the UCLA Athletic Director's Honor Roll in Spring 2013 ... Sociology major.

Career Highs
Receptions: 8 vs. USC, 2012
Receiving Yards: 148 vs. Oregon State, 2012
Touchdowns: 2 at Arizona, 2013


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