20 Questions with FS/WR Tyler Evans, Covington High School
Interview by Katherine Smith
LAFM: Name, Grade, Position, & School
Tyler Evans, 12th grade, FS, Covington High School
LAFM: Height & Weight
6’2”, 180 lbs.
LAFM: What do you run the 40 in?
LAFM: How long have you played football? What positions have you played?
I have been playing since I was 6 years old. During those years I’ve played DB, RB, WR, QB, LB, and even OL my first year.
LAFM: Is there anyone in your family that played sports at a High School, College, or even professional level?
I have had 2 uncles and many cousins play for Covington High School.
LAFM: Did your family have any influence on you playing sports?
My mom and uncles encouraged me to play. They have always been there to support me.
LAFM: Have you gone or are you going to any college camps, if so where?
I’ve attended ULL, USM, LA Tech, LSU, and Alcorn St.
LAFM: What do you like most about football?
Being able to let out all my passion for the game. It is a great stress reliever. Also, I enjoy having ordinary guys eventually come together and become brothers.
LAFM: What do you need to work on to play at the collegiate level?
I need to work on becoming more dominant and aggressive.
LAFM: What is your biggest strength on the field?
I would say my biggest strength would be my ball hawking ability.
LAFM: What college & professional team did you grow up loving?
I grew up watching the New Orleans Saints and LSU.
LAFM: What football player do you look up to or view as a role model?
Cam Newton and Tyrann Mathieu
LAFM: Who is your all time favorite football player?
My all-time favorite player (other than me) would be Deion Sanders.
LAFM: Tell us something about yourself that people would be surprised to know.
My favorite TV shows are SpongeBob and Teen Wolf.
LAFM: Favorite school subject?
LAFM: What do you want to do professionally when you’re finished playing ball?
Either join a business program or get involved in TV Communications.
LAFM: What are your three favorite colleges in Louisiana and why?
My favorite colleges would be LSU (because I grew up watching them), ULL (because I love their campus and school), and last would be SELU because I love their colors.
LAFM: Did you participate in any other sports? Why did you choose football?
I run Track and play Basketball. I chose football because it’s my first love, and I feel more comfortable playing football.
LAFM: Do you have any superstitions or routine/something you do before every game?
I get down on 1 knee, face the stadium, and pray.
LAFM: Where would you like to play college ball?
I am currently undecided where I would like to play college football.