Boise State signee: Marques Evans

The Boise State recruiting class welcomed 19 newcomers to the program, five of the newcomers had already signed and were on campus. One of those five included Newbury Park high school cornerback Marques Evans.

Evans verbally committed and signed his letter of intent to Boise State on December 14, 2016. He graduated high school early and enrolled at Boise State for the spring semester.

The three-star recruit out of Pasadena, California earned All-County honors both his junior and senior year of high school. During his junior year, Evans recorded 15 total tackles, two interceptions and 10 passes defended. While playing on special teams, the 6-0, 170 pounds cornerback returned kickoffs, 283 yards on 15 attempts.

Evans finished his senior season with 38 tackles, 28 solo, two interceptions, a fumble recovery, seven passes defended, one block field goal and one tackle for loss. He also had eight receptions for 136 yards and two touchdowns.

Evans received offers from other Mountain West conference schools including, Colorado State, Hawaii, New Mexico, Wyoming, Utah State, and Nevada. He also had interest from Pac-12 conference schools Arizona, California, Washington State, and Washington.

The cornerback will be eligible to start playing this spring. He will be  joined by fellow Boise State signee and childhood little ball teammate Jermani Brown.


About Takisha Anzaldua

Takisha Anzaldua
Takisha was born and raised in Idaho. Currently, she is finishing up her Bachelor’s in Communications from Boise State (GO BRONCOS). She has a love and fasciation for sports and public relations and has just recently discovered a new found interest in Basketball statistics. Takisha is excited to join the BNN staff!

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