Evan  Berry

29Evan Berry

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Fairburn, Ga.

High School:
Creekside

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 208

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

CAREER HIGHS

  • Tackles - 2 at Georgia, 9/27/14 & vs. Kentucky, 11/15/14
  • Kickoff Returns - 4 vs. Missouri, 11/22/14
  • Kickoff Return Yards - 121 vs. Missouri, 11/22/14
  • Long Kickoff Return - 68 vs. Chattanooga, 10/11/14

CAREER HONORS

  • 2014 Athlon Freshman All-American Third Team Kickoff Returner

2014 - FRESHMAN

  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Photo Gallery
  • Games/Starts: 13/0
  • Legacy handed kick returns and played as reserve in secondary; played in all 13 games
  • Ranked second in the SEC in kickoff return average (29.5)
  • Had 14 kickoff returns for 413 yards (29.5 yards/return)
  • Career-best 121 kickoff return yards on career-high four returns vs. #19 Missouri (11/22), including 58-yard return
  • Three kickoff returns for 91 yards vs. Kentucky (11/15), also had two tackles in the win
  • Three kickoff returns for 63 yards vs. #4 Alabama (10/25)
  • Returned two kickoffs at #3 Ole Miss for 59 yards
  • First kickoff return went for 68 yards vs. Chattanooga (10/11), the longest by a Vol since Cordarrelle Patterson's 98-yard kickoff return at Mississippi State (10/13/12)
  • Made first two tackles of career on special teams at #12/13 Georgia (9/27)
  • Debuted with twin brother Elliott in Vols' season-opening win over Utah State (8/31)

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Lettered for Creekside High School in Canton, Ga. under coach Olten Downs
  • 247 Sports: 4-star (No. 28 athlete, No. 24 prospect in Ga.)
  • ESPN: 4-star (No. 37 athlete, No. 26 prospect in Ga.)
  • Rivals: 4-star (No. 22 defensive back, No. 23 prospect in Ga.)
  • Scout: 4-star (No. 28 defensive back)
  • Named one of Reebok's Top 25 Most Dynamic Athletes
  • Class 5A All-State first team defensive back
  • Directed Creekside to an undefeated record and state championship as a defensive back and quarterback
  • 2013 Georgia Class 5A 100-meter dash champion

PERSONAL

  • Full Name: Evan Lawrence Berry
  • Born: November 4, 1995
  • Son of Carol and James Berry
  • Twin brother to fellow Vol Elliott Berry
  • Older brother, Eric, was an All-American for Tennessee and is a Pro Bowl safety with the Kansas City Chiefs
  • Father, James, played running back for the Vols from 1978-81, rushing for more than 1,700 yards and scoring 19 touchdowns
  • Recipient of the Condredge Holloway Athletic Endowment
  • Majoring in Kinesiology
 

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