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Evan Hinson
Evan  Hinson

RS Sophomore

Deltona, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 230


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Redshirt sophomore tight end who has gained most of his football experience on special teams... will compete with several others to fill the void of all-conference performer Hayden Hurst... a two-sport athlete who also has seen extensive playing time on Frank Martin's basketball team at Carolina... did not participate in much of spring ball due to his basketball commitment.

2017: Saw action in every game on special teams... also took snaps at tight end in the win over Wofford... was on the basketball squad after the football regular season ended until bowl camp commenced, then rejoined that team after the Outback Bowl... appeared in 23 games, making 17 starts, including 14 starts during SEC action, for the Carolina hoops team that finished 17-16... averaged 2.7 points and 1.3 rebounds per contest... logged a career-high eight points on three occasions, including wins over Georgia and Florida.

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman tight end... joined the South Carolina men's basketball team after the bowl game and saw action in eight contests... scored nine points with five rebounds in limited action for a squad that advanced to the Final Four for the first time in school history.

HIGH SCHOOL: Versatile two-sport standout from Deltona (Fla.) High School... graduated in 2016... played all over the gridiron during his prep career... coached by Allen Johnson... helped the Wolves to a 6-4 record in 2015... earned honorable mention Class 6A all-state recognition... caught 24 passes for 465 yards and six touchdowns while making 35 tackles, including eight tackles for loss and five sacks, as a senior... logged 500 receiving yards, 11 touchdowns and 15 sacks as a junior... an excellent high school basketball player... averaged 23.5 points, 6.8 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game as a junior when he was the Daytona Beach News-Journal's Player of the Year... rated the 18th-best tight end in the nation by 247Sports... ESPN ranked him as the No. 131 player in the state of Florida and the No. 19 tight end-H back in the country.

PERSONAL: Full name is Evan Reese Hinson... born April 6, 1997... is a sociology major... father, Denny Hinson, was his high school basketball coach.

Evan Hinson

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