Football


Evan Frierson
Evan Frierson
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Hometown:
Washington, D.C.

High School:
H.D. Woodson

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Position:
LB

Experience:
3-3

2009: Played in all 12 games, starting five ... Earned third-team All-Freshman honors at linebacker by Phil Steele Magazine ... Ranked eighth in the Big Ten with 0.17 fumbles recovered per game ... Had two tackles in win over Minnesota ... Registered a tackle for loss in win over Michigan ... Had three tackles at Purdue ... Posted two tackles at Indiana ... Recorded one tackle and a pass broken up against Michigan State ... Had four tackles and his second fumble recovery of the season against Penn State ... Posted a career-best five tackles in his first collegiate start, against Ohio State ... Also had a tackle for loss and recovered a fumble vs. the Buckeyes ... Logged one tackle against Illinois State ... Played in his first collegiate game against Missouri, but did not record any statistics.

2008: Redshirted the 2008 season.

High School: As a senior, recorded 79 tackles, eight sacks, three interceptions and three forced fumbles ... Posted 78 tackles, 11 sacks and three fumble recoveries as a junior ... Rated among the top-50 strongside linebackers nationally according to Scout.com ... High school teammate of fellow Illini Tavon Wilson and Eddie McGee ... Chose Illinois over North Carolina and Tennessee ... High school coach was Gregory Fuller.


Personal: Born May 24, 1990 ... Full name is Evan Hardy Frierson ... Majoring in sport management.

Career Highs:

Tackles: 5 at Ohio State, 9/26/09
Solos: 3 at Ohio State, 9/26/09
TFL: 1 at Ohio State, 9/26/09
FR: 1, twice (last vs. Penn State, 10/3/09)
PBU: 1 vs. Michigan State, 10/10/09


Frierson's Statistics:

Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
2009 12 7 19 2.0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 12 7 19 2.0 2 0.0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


2009 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Games played: 12

2009 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 3 2 5 1.0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 3 1 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 17, 2009 at Indiana 2 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 2 1 3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 1 0 1 1.0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 1 1 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


(updated 8/6/10)

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