October 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Evans is one of the greatest draft picks in Saints history. A fourth-round pick (108th overall) in the famed 2006 NFL Draft class, he became an instant starter at right guard and developed into one of the most dominant interior offensive linemen of his era. Evans anchored the line for the Saints' 2009 Super Bowl team and was named first-team All-Pro four consecutive seasons from 2009 to 2012, the most of any player in Saints history.
7:55 AM. CDT October 20, 2016
Have you seen the funny internet videos and memes called 'Dad Save'? A 'Dad Save' usually involves a father swooping in unexpectedly to help a young child avoid being injured or possibly worse. As a parent of an 11-month-old, I can vouch that 70 percent or more of fathering involves avoiding catastrophic or potentially catastrophic events, the other 30 percent is feeding and changing your child. So what does 'Dad Save' have to do with the 2016 New Orleans Saints? Jahri Evans and Zach Strief have swooped in and 'Dad Saved' the Saints offensive line.
September 07, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Evans, a former four-time All-Pro and six-time Pro Bowl selection, admits the months spent as a free agent following his release in February wasn't easy.
He eventually found a job with the Seattle Seahawks in early August, but Seattle released him as part of the final roster trimming to reach the initial 53-man roster.
The Saints brought in Evans for a visit Tuesday before signing him Wednesday morning.
The purpose of the Jahri Evans Foudation is to help student athletes further their education and athletic career by improving and developing their athletic capabilities. Funds raised at foundation events are applied to student athletes who meet the scholarship criteria and are entering their 1st year of college.
Recipients must be graduating high school in good academic standing with a grade point average of at least a 3.0. THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS SOLELY FOR STUDENT ATHLETES. The specific criteria used to select recipients will be an analysis of their academic performance during their junior and senior years in high school along with their financial need.
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