|Alma Mater:||Winston-Salem State, 1993|
Donald Evans is inducted into the WSSU C.R. “Big House” Gaines Athletic Hall of Fame for his outstanding performance on the football field for the Rams. Following a stellar career as a Ram he amassed an impressive professional career in the National Football League.
Evans has the distinction of being the highest player ever drafted from Winston-Salem State University after being selected in the second round of the 1987 draft by the Los Angeles Rams. His playing career included stints with the Rams, Eagles, Steelers and the New York Jets. Evans ended his eight years in the National Football League having played in 90 games and totaling 17 sacks, with his best season coming during the 1993 campaign when he registered 6.5 sacks with the Steelers. Evans graduated from WSSU in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree.