Tanner McEvoy
Tanner  McEvoy

RS Freshman

Hillsdale, N.J.

High School:
Bergen Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 209



Redshirt freshman quarterback who continues to challenge for the backup role behind starter Connor Shaw.

2011: Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Tanner McEvoy threw for 2,264 yards and 32 touchdowns and rushed for 1,196 yards and 14 scores during his senior season at Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, N.J... named the state's Offensive Player of the Year... 2010 was his first season at quarterback after playing wide receiver and safety as a sophomore and junior... caught 35 passes for 550 yards and three touchdowns and added 49 tackles and three interceptions as a junior... regarded as a three-star prospect, the 11th-best player in the state of New Jersey and the nation's 25th-best "athlete," according to Rivals.com... listed as a three-star prospect and the nation's 48th-best wide receiver by Scout.com... also a three-star recruit by 247Sports.com... named to PrepStar's All-East Region class... brother, Colin, is a linebacker at Rutgers... selected South Carolina over North Carolina, Rutgers, Boston College, Michigan, Miami (Fla.) and others... mother, her brother and her sister all attended Carolina.