May 31, 2020

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Diamond in the Rough: Darryle Evans

Darryle Evans is a 6’0 178lbs 4 star junior running back from Hahnville High School in Boutte, Louisiana. Evans is a very talented running back and is primed to have a breakout senior season for the Hahnville Tigers.


When did you start playing football and when did you begin to like playing football?

I was five years old when I started playing and I began to fall in love with the game of football at the age of seven.

What is something you have learned while playing football?

Football has taught me about leadership, discipline, and learning how to be a better man. Overall the lessons football has taught me will be beneficial off the field.

Do you have any football players that inspire you or you can compare your style of play to?

Dalvin Cook is an inspiration because of where he came from and what he has had to overcome in his life to get to where he is now and Leonard Fournette is someone who I compare my style of play from.

Who are some of your biggest influences?

My little brother and my mother are two of my biggest influences in life.

What is a part of your game that you are trying to improve?

I am working on getting faster and stronger. I am also working on my top speed so that can outrun my opponents faster.

What is the one area that you think you exceled at this year?

An area that I really excel at using on the football field is my patience when I am hitting the holes opened up by my blockers

What are your goals for your senior year?

My goals are to win a state championship, prove that I am one of the best running backs in the state also the nation, and to get a D-1 scholarship.