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Evan Winston 50
Evan Winston

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Muskegon Heights, Mich.

High School:
Muskegon Heights

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 295

Position:
Defensive Lineman

Major:
Arts & Sciences


2013 OUTLOOK

Will look to make the most of his opportunity in camp this fall at Mizzou, as he'll be competing for playing time in the trenches ... Opens camp listed at No. 3 on the depth chart at the tackle position, where Tiger coaches feel he's got the strength and instincts to be effective against both the pass and the run.

2012 SEASON

Redshirt season.

HIGH SCHOOL

Rivals ranked him as the No. 18 overall prospect at any position in the state of Michigan for 2012 ... ESPN had him as the nation's No. 73 defensive tackle prospect ... Named to the Detroit News Dream Team as a senior, and also took home 1st-Team All-State and 1st-Team All-Area honors in 2011 ... Made 88 tackles as a senior, including 22 tackles for loss and 10 sacks while forcing 5 fumbles along the way ... Had 93 tackles during his junior season, with 11 of them going for sacks ... Three-sport letterwinner, who also excelled in basketball and track for his school ... High school coach - Tony Blankenship.

PERSONAL

Parents - Steven & Kathy Winston ... Enjoys working out, fishing and playing basketball in his spare time away from football ... Plans to major in nursing at Mizzou ... Chose Mizzou over Arkansas, Michigan State, Kansas State, Iowa, Illinois, Cincinnati, Louisville and Houston, among others ... Lists the stability of Mizzou's coaching staff, as well as the overall family atmosphere around the program as major factors that drew him to MU.