30 Donnie Evege

Donnie Evege Ohio State
usaUnited States
Huber Heights, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Pronunciation: EVV-edge

Major: Communication (2010-11), Business Administration (2008)

Weight: 180 (2010-11), 189 (2008), 185 (2007)

2011 Media Guide: Cornerback who has been a consistent force on the special units … suffered a
knee injury during 2011 spring drills that required surgery.

2010: Injuries limited his contribution to the Big Ten champions … scout team workhorse: Miami … academic all-Big Ten.

2010 Media Guide: Cornerback who is a consistent force on the special units … early efforts were hampered by injury … has made solid strides in the weight room.

2009: Hard hitter on the special units … 14 tackles for the season … special teams player of week: New Mexico State … first-year letterwinner.

2008: Did not see significant playing time for the Big Ten champions.

2008 Media Guide: Young cornerback coming off injury who will get his first chance at collegiate action this season … in the rotation behind All-American Malcolm Jenkins.

2007: Did not see varsity action while redshirting … scout team workhorse: Akron, Purdue … enrolled at Ohio State during the spring quarter.

High School: Ranked as the seventh-best prospect in Ohio and 16th best cornerback prospect in the
nation … clocked at 4.31 in the 40-yard dash … enrolled at Ohio State in March 2007 and participated in spring ball … racked up 42 tackles his senior season … rushed for 527 yards and nine touchdowns and totaled 300 yards receiving as a junior … is a member of the National Honor Society and holds a 3.5 GPA … played varsity since mid-way through his freshman year … also ran track in school … lists speed and versatility as his greatest assets … helped lead Wayne to a berth in the 2006 Div. I regional quarterfinals.

Personal: Born April 7, 1988 … son of Donnie and Chrissy Evege … has a sister, Briana … hopes to own his own business someday … enjoys spending time with family, reading and lifting weights … father played baseball at Central State University … from the same school that produced Ohio State standout Will Allen. … football representative to OSU’s Student-Athlete Advisory Board … favorite former Buckeye is Archie Griffin.


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